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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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Animal Health (NP #103)
Elucidating the Pathobiology and Transmission of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
(In-House Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies to Control Endemic and New and Emerging Influenza A Virus Infections in Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies to Control Endemic and New Emerging and Re-Emerging Viral Diseases of Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Virulence Mechanisms, Microbiome Changes and Control Strategies for Priority Bacterial Infections in Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization of Influenza at the Human and Swine Interface
(Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Virus Isolates in Support of Swine Influenza A Virus Surveillance and Diagnostics
(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)
Response to APHIS SARS-CoV-2 Research Priorities Phase 1 (VPR)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
The Study of Influenza A Viruses in the Swine Host
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
The Study of Influenza A Viruses in the Swine Host
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA Influenza A Virus in Swine Surveillance System – Genomic Epidemiology and Evolution
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Survival of the Animal Pathogen Bordetella bronchiseptica in Aerosols
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Generation of Zoonotic Influenza Resistant Recombinant Pigs via Site-Directed Technology
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Response
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Transmission Bottlenecks and Within-host Evolutionary Dynamics of Influenza A Virus
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Validation of a Live-Virus Vaccine Candidate for Efficient Attenuation and Better Protection
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Algorithms to Identify Novel Influenza A Viruses in Genomic Surveillance Data
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing the Potential Transmissibility of Bovine and Cervid Prions with a Human Prion Protein-based Model
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Control of Swine Influenza Through Antigenic Characterization and Improved Vaccines
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Transgenic Mouse that Expresses the Bovine Prion Polymorphism T231
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Wireless Sensors for Detecting Misfolded Prion Proteins and Rumen pH of Deer
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
ELISA Development for Detection of Antibodies to S-Tag in PRRSV Swine Serum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evolution of Influenza A Virus in Swine in Brazil
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of a PRNP Polymorphism on Susceptibility to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Efficacy of a Pan-genotypic Influenza A Virus Antisense Locked Nucleic Acid Oligonucleotide (LNA) as a Preventative and Therapeutic in Swine
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)