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Research Project: Research Partnership with Konkuk University Division of Food and Bioscience (Kku)

Location: Diet, Genomics and Immunology Lab

Project Number: 1235-51530-056-01
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 01, 2014
End Date: Apr 30, 2019

Objective:
This NFCA is to formalize a relationship between Diet, Genomics, and Immunology Laboratory (DGIL), BHNRC and KKU. The two Institutes' shared interest in the objectives are 1) To conduct collaborative research related to diet, food-derived bioactives, and chronic disease prevention. 2) To train students and faculties from KKU on related technologies. 3) To develop collaborative projects between ARS scientist and KKU scientist. The food-derived bioactives may include, but not be limited to phytoalexin, indoles, Isothiocyanate and flavonoids.

Approach:
1) KKU will send students and faculty to USDA-ARS to work with ARS scientists on projects related to USDA-ARS project plan objectives. 2) USDA-ARS scientist will serve as mentor and/or collaborator for KKU scientists. 3) USDA-ARS will send ARS scientist to KKU to work with KKU scientist on project related to USDA-ARS projects objectives.

Last Modified: 7/24/2014
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