Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition Lab
Dr. Chad M. Paton, PhD
Assistant Professor in Nutritional Sciences
Director of the HNL
1301 Akron Ave
Lubbock, TX 79424
806-742-3068 ext. 249
Dr. Paton joined the faculty at Texas Tech University after completing his postdoctoral training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the department of Biochemistry. While at UW, his work was focused on developing mouse and cell based models of diet induced obesity to study the regulation of lipid metabolism. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Blood Research Institute in Milwaukee, WI. While at the BRI, Dr. Paton trained with world leaders in coagulation biology working on a project investigating the mechanisms by which fibrin degradation products caused cell death. He completed his PhD at the University of Maryland in College Park (2005) and undergraduate work at Michigan State University (2000).