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Diet, Genomics and Immunology Laboratory
Wang, Thomas - Tom
Research Leader
Tom.Wang@ars.usda.gov
(301)504-8351
10300 Baltimore Avenue
BLDG 307C, RM 213, BARC-EAST
BeltsvilleMD20705

Mission:
The mission of the Diet, Genomics, and Immunology Laboratory (DGIL) focuses on four main areas: (1) To elucidate the mechanisms by which diet, nutrients, bio-active food components prevent chronic diseases and promote human health; (2) To identify chemical forms and bioavailability of nutrients, bio-active components in foods; (3) To develop methodology, biomarkers for assessment of nutrients status, health benefits in humans for nutrients and food bio-active components; (4) To develop cellular, molecular and immunological methods for evaluating nutrient bioavailability, metabolic function, requirements, and their effects on immune function, inflammation and gut microbiome.

  Northeast Area
    Beltsville, Maryland (bhnrc)
      Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
      Diet, Genomics and Immunology Laboratory
People:
Beshah, Ethiopia
(301) 504-8574

Microbiologist
Chen, Celine
(301) 504-9855

Molecular Biologist
Cheung, Lumei
(301) 504-9855

Molecular Biologist
Dawson, Harry
(301) 504-9412

Nutritionist
Lakshman, Sukla
(301) 504-8031

Microbiologist
Park, Jae
(301) 504-8365

Research Chemist
Peters, Renee
(301) 504-9877

Chemist
Smith, Allen
(301) 504-8577

Research Virologist
Smith, Pamela
(301) 504-8351

Program Support Assistant
Solano-Aguilar, Gloria
(301) 504-8068

Microbiologist
Urban, Joseph
(301) 504-5528

Supervisory Microbiologist
Wang, Thomas Tom
(301) 504-8459

Research Leader
Last Modified: 8/27/2016
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