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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)
Online Algorithms to Identify Reassortment and Genetic Novelty in Genomic Influenza A Virus Surveillance Data
(Cooperative 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)
Assessment of Biochar- Chronic Wasting Disease Interactions and the Feasibility of Using Biochar to Reduce Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Defining Antagonism Hierarchy of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus for Live Vaccines Design
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
mRNA-LNP Vaccines for Pandemic Preparedness
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Response
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Safe and Broadly Cross-Protective Live Attenuated Influenza Virus Vaccine for Use in Swine
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Transmission Bottlenecks and Within-host Evolutionary Dynamics of Influenza A Virus
(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)
Characterization of Influenza at the Human and Swine Interface
(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)
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)
Pathogenesis of Swine Acute Diarrhea Syndrome Coronavirus
(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)