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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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.

Clicking on a National Program (NP) will take you  to the main ARS site for more information on the program. Clicking on a research  project title will take you to more information on the project.


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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Characterization of the Evolution of Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in Swine and Pathotyping of IAV in the Natural Host
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA Swine Influenza a Virus Surveillance System: Extension to: In Vivo Pathogenesis and Transmission and Associated In Vitro Studies
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Antigenic Properties and Characterization of the Global Evolution of Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in Swine
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Characterization of Antigens, Virulence Markers, and Host Immunity in the Pathogenesis of Johne’s Disease
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization of the Pathogenesis and Antigen Expression in Spirochete Diseases
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterize the Immunopathogenesis and Develop Diagnostic and Mitigation Strategies to Control Tuberculosis in Cattle and Wildlife
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification of Disease Mechanisms and Control Strategies for Bacterial Respiratory Pathogens in Ruminants
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification of Disease Mechanisms and Control Strategies for Viral Respiratory Pathogens of Ruminants
(In-House Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies to Control Endemic and New and Emerging Viral Diseases of Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies to Control Influenza A Virus Infection in Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Non-antibiotic Approaches to Control Mastitis
(In-House Appropriated)
Non-Antibiotic Strategies to Control Priority Bacterial Infections in Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Pathobiology, Genetics, and Detection of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
(In-House Appropriated)
Pathogenesis and Development of Improved Diagnostic and Control Strategies for Brucellosis in Livestock and Wildlife
(In-House Appropriated)
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Protease Function and Potential Modification to Improve Swine Innate Immunity
(Cooperative Agreement)
Production of Monoclonal Antibodies to Swine Viruses
(Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of the Evolution of Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in Swine and Pathotyping of IAV in the Natural Host
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Characterization of Virus Isolates from the USDA Swine Influenza A Virus Surveillance System
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin Cytokine Assays
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identify Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis, Transmission, and Immunity of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus and Other Emerging Swine Coronaviruses
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA Swine Influenza a Virus Surveillance System: Extension to: In Vivo Pathogenesis and Transmission and Associated In Vitro Studies
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA Swine Influenza Virus Surveillance System: Computational Evolutionary Biology of Whole Genome Sequences - Continuation
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
A Novel Approach to RSV Vaccination
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Adaptation of a Human Seasonal H3 Influenza A Virus to Efficiently Infect and Replicate in the Swine Host
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Alternate Iron Regulatory Pathways in Mycobacterium Avium subsp. Paratuberculosis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Genome Wide Analysis of M. Paratuberculosis Pathogenesis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Heterologous Prime-Boost Vaccination Protocols using Whole Inactivated Influenza A Virus Vaccines to Drive Improved Heterologous Cross-Protection
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Mycobacterium paratuberculosis Immunodiagnostic Antigen Discovery with Protein Microarrays-CFDA NO. 10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Mycoplasma Bovis in Farmed Bison: Analysis of the Epidemiology and Virulence Traits of an Emerging Bison Pathogen
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Role of the Viral Ovarian Domain Protease in PRRSV Pathogenesis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
United States Swine Pathogen Database
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Antigenic Properties and Characterization of the Global Evolution of Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in Swine
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Defining the Molecular Basis for Antigenic Drift in Swine Influenza and Assessment of the Potential Risk of Novel H3N1 Influenza A Virus
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Epidemiology, Ecology, and Biology of Swine Viral Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evolution of Influenza A Virus in Swine in Brazil
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evolution of Influenza A Virus in Swine in Brazil
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Incidence of Exposure and Variation in Pestiviruses Circulating in Brazil
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Influence of Gestational Age of Gilts at Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) Exposure on Gut-Mammary-sIgA Axis and Protective Lactogenic Immunity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigate the Pathogenesis and Biology of Emerging and Re-Emerging Swine Viral Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms of Swine Influenza A Virus Evolution
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Swine Coronavirus Molecular Research and Swine Pathogenesis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determining if Lymphoid Depletion, in the Periphery and Tissues is Associated with BVDV Vaccination
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of bovine coronavirus field strains for use as vaccine or challenge viruses
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Immune Assay to Evaluate Cross-Protection Following Influenza Virus Vaccination
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Analysis of Virulence and Antibiotic Resistance Mechanisms of Salmonella and Development of Intervention Strategies
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization of Colonization of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in Cattle and Strategies for Effective Preharvest Control
(In-House Appropriated)
Intestinal Microbial Ecology and Metagenomic Strategies to Reduce Antibiotic Resistance and Foodborne Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Effects of Commensal Bacteria on the Ecology and Development of the Chicken Intestinal Tract
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Diversity of Antibiotic Resistance Genes and Transfer Elements Quantitative Monitoring (DARTE-QM) for Environmental Samples- CFDA#10.310
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Nanoparticle Microarray for High-throughput Chemical Phenotyping of Microbiomes
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Computational Analysis of Host, Bacteria, and Microbiome for Development of Strategies to Enhance Health and Food Safety
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 09/21/2017
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