Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Related Topics

Investigating the role of nutrition on health and immune function.

Mission:

The Diet, Genomics, and Immunology Laboratory focuses on three main research areas (1) determine human requirements, functions, and basic mechanisms of action for specific vitamins and minerals; (2) develop methodology for assessment of mineral and vitamin nutrition in humans; (3) develop cost-effective cellular, molecular, and immunological methods for evaluating micro-nutrient requirements and functions, and the effect of nutritional status on immune function.

 

Spotlights

photo: cinnamon product lable
Health Benefits of Cinnamon Extracts
PIN logo
DGIL Porcine Immunology and Nutrition (PIN) database     
   
Phytochemical Database
   

 

Contact Information

Thomas Wang, Research Leader
Diet, Genomics, Immunology Laboratory
USDA, ARS, BHNRC
Building 307C, Room 213, BARC-East
Beltsville, Maryland 20705
301-504-8351, FAX 301-504-9062

 


Last Modified: 10/23/2012