Research Partnership with Konkuk University Division of Food and Bioscience (KKU)
Diet, Genomics and Immunology Lab
Project Number: 8040-51530-056-01
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: May 01, 2014
End Date: Apr 30, 2019
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.
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.