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Research Programs and Projects at this Location

ARS research is organized into National Programs. Within each National Program are research projects. Listed below are  the National Programs and research projects currently conducted at this location.

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Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Impact of Diet on Intestinal Microbiota, Gut Health and Immune Function
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Public Health by Understanding Metabolic and Bio-Behavioral Effects of Following Recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Determinants of Energy Metabolism Regulation and Gut Function in Response to Zinc Deficiency
(In-House Appropriated)
Composition of Early Human Milk (E-MILQ) Brazil
(Cooperative Agreement)
Composition of Early Human Milk (E-MILQ) Denmark
(Cooperative Agreement)
Composition of Early Human Milk (E-MILQ) the Gambia
(Cooperative Agreement)
Early-MILQ (E-MILQ) Study to Collect and Analyze Human Milk During the First Month Postpartum
(Cooperative Agreement)
Human Milk Volume Measurement by the Deuterated Water Method in the E-MILQ
(Cooperative Agreement)
The Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality (MILQ) Study Supplement: MILQ2
(Cooperative Agreement)
WHNRC Fiber Intervention Study: Dietary Assessment
(Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Daily Consumption of Peanuts/Peanut Butter on Immune Function and Cardiometabolic Markers and Risk Factors in Free-Living Individuals
(Grant)
AI Institute for Next Generation Food Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Mechanisms Through Which TMAO Promotes Atherosclerosis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
California Partnership for Personalized Nutrition
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing the Physiological Role of SLC22A24
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Yogurt on Mucosal Immunity in the Gastrointestinal Tract
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
UC Davis Dietary Biomarkers Development Center - Metabolomics and Intervention Cores
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Valorization of Dairy Sidestreams to Fight Calcium Deficits in Postmenopausal Women
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Advancing Methods and Applications in Metagenomics Sequence Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Analytical Study and Method Development for Nutrient Composition of Human Milk
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Are Protective Effects of Blueberry Polyphenols Mediated by the Microbiome
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Intestinal Permeability in Adults
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research in Human Nutrition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of New Standard Rodent Diet
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying the Role of Pulses in a Healthful Diet: Metabolomic Signatures of Dietary Pulses and their Benefits on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving the Dietary Guidelines for Americans by Understanding Genetic and Dietary Interactions in Mice
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating Alternative Protein Foods in the Dietary Guidelines
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Metagenomic Approaches to Dietary Interventions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modernizing Dietary Assessment: Adapting Deep Learning to Predict Ingredients from Food Photos
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Diversity Outbred Mice to Model Heterogenous Diet Responses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Additive Effects of Honey and Whole Foods in Altering Postprandial Glycemia
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Microbial Taxa and Function in Lactase Non-Persisters: Understanding How to Personalize Dairy Products for a Diverse California population
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality-Extra Analyses (MILQ II) Project
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality-Extra Analyses (MILQ II) Project II
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
The Role of Honey and Small Intestine Microbes in Digestive Health
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)