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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.

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Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Absorption, Metabolism, and Health Impacts of Bioactive Food Components
(In-House Appropriated)
Dietary Regulation of Immunity and Inflammation
(In-House Appropriated)
Health Promoting Roles of Food Bio-Active Phenolic Compounds on Obesity-Altered Metabolic Functions and Physiology
(In-House Appropriated)
Metabolism and Molecular Targets of Macro and Micro Food Components in the Development and Management of Obesity and Chronic Diseases
(In-House Appropriated)
Metabolite Profiling and Chemical Fingerprinting Methods for Characterization of Foods, Botanical Supplements, and Biological Materials
(In-House Appropriated)
Regulatory Mechanisms Induced by Health-Promoting Bioactive Food Components on Sex Steroid Hormone-Dependent Pathways, Cancer Cell-Stromal Cell Interactions, and the Gut Microbiome
(In-House Appropriated)
USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database
(In-House Appropriated)
USDA National Nutrient Databank for Food Composition
(In-House Appropriated)
What We Eat in America - Dietary Survey: Data Collection, Interpretation, Dissemination, and Methodology
(In-House Appropriated)
Adaptation in Polyphenol Bioavailability and Bioactivity During Long Term Exposure to Polyphenol-Rich Foods in Lean And Obese Individuals
(Cooperative Agreement)
Critical Issues in Nutrition and Health
(Cooperative Agreement)
Adaptation in Polyphenol Bioavailability and Bioactivity During Long Term Exposure to Polyphenol-Rich Foods in Lean And Obese Individuals
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Collaboration of FSRG in Dietary Data Collection and Analysis for the Healthy Aging in the Neighborhoods of Diversity Across the Life Span Study
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of USDA Special Interest Database on Iodine in US Foods
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Diet-Genetic Interactions: Absorption and Metabolism of Phytonutrients from Different Brassica Vegetables
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Food Composition Research and Database Expansion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Food Composition Research and Database Expansion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Food Composition Research and Database Expansion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
FSRG Monitoring Sodium
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving the National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
John A. Milner Fellowship Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Methods for Identification and Authentication of Botanical Supplements using Spectral Fingerprints, DNA Barcodes,and Metabolite Profiles
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in Food
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Nutrient Gene Interaction in Prostate Cancer Cells: Effects of I3C/DIM on AhR-Mediated Pathway
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Nutrition Research to Reduce the Risk of Cancer
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Prebiotic Effect of Cocoa-Derived Flavonoids
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Investigation on Phytochemical and Macronutrient Properties of Soybeans Grown in Romania
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Physical Activity and its Impact on Glucose Metabolism and Fuel Management
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnership with Bowie State University
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnership with Howard University
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnership with Konkuk University Division of Food and Bioscience (KKU)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnership with Old Dominion University
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnership with Sichuan University, College of Light Industry, Textile and Food Engineering
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnership with the University of the District of Columbia
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
U.S. Point-of-Sale Data for USDA Databases
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Health Related Metabolic Pathways and Walnut Consumption
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in U.S. Foods
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Naturally Occurring Food Components and Their Modulation of Cancer Risk
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Prebiotic Effect of Dietary Agaricus Bisporus Mushroom on Intestinal Microbiota Composition and Host Immunological Function
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Study of Sodium and Potassium Intake, Food Sources, and the Relationship to Health Measures in Adults
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Trait Enhanced Soybean Oils to Reduce the Risk of Cardiometabolic Disease in At-Risk Adults
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Adaptation in Polyphenol Bioavailability and Bioactivity During Long Term Exposure to Polyphenol-Rich Foods in Lean and Obese Individuals
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Branded Foods Products Database (BFPDB) Automation and Ingredients
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on the Use of Trait Enhanced Soybean Oils to Reduce the Risk of Cardiometabolic Disease in At-Risk Adults
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research to Study Diet-Genetic Interactions: Absorption and Metabolism of Phytonutrients from Different Brassica Vegetables
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Composition of Databases on U.S. Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts (CDC)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts (NCI)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts (ODS)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cross-Kingdom Regulation Between Dietary Small RNAs and Human Gut Microbiome, and Its Influence on Human Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Food Patterns Equivalents and Assigning Selected Nutrients for the FoodAPS1 and IRI Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of an Expert Program for Identification of Secondary Metabolites
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Data for Databases on Composition of U.S. Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Databases on Composition of U.S. Dietary Supplements
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Databases on Composition of U.S. Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Databases on Food Composition (CDC)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Databases on the Composition of U.S. Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Special Interest Database on Iodine in U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Special Interest Database on Iodine in U.S. Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Diet-Genetic Interactions: Absorption and Metabolism of Phytonutrients from Different Brassica Vegetables
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Interventions to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Small RNAs, the Human Gut Microbiome, and Influence on Human Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Status Assessment of Americans Utilizing What We Eat in America, NHANES
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Status Assessment of Americans Utilizing What We Eat in America, NHANES
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
DNA Barcodes/Fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of USDA Food Data System (FooDS)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Composition Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Composition Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Health Promoting Roles of Food Bio-Active Phenolic Compounds on Obesity-Altered Hearth, and Kidney Functions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Health Promoting Roles of Food bio-Active Phenolic Compounds on Obesity-Altered Metabolic Functions and Physiology
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigations on the Impact of Dietary Interventions on the Human Microbiome
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Profiles and Chemical Fingerprints for Echinacea and Endophytic Fungi in Black Cohosh
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modernization of USDA Nutrient Databases for Incorporation of Branded Food Label Composition Data from Industry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Composition of Meat and Meat Products
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Composition of Meat and Meat Products
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Database Modernization
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition and Microbiome Research to Reduce the Risk of Cancer
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research of Naturally Occurring Food Components to Reduce Risk of Cancer
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research of Naturally Occurring Food Components to Reduce Risk of Cancer
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research to Reduce the Risk of Cancer
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research to Reduce the Risk of Cancer
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research with Walnuts to Reduce Risk of Disease
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition, Food Composition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Obtaining Selected Nutrient Values for Processed Eggs and related Foods in the U.S. for the USDA Food Composition Database (ARS FooDS)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Research Support to Update Dietary Databases for National Surveys
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Research to Enhance Dietary Intake Collection Methodology and Technical Databases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Studies on the Effects of Dietary Bioactive Components on Chronic Disease Prevention
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Studies on the Effects of I3C/DIM on AhR-mediated Pathway
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Technical Nutrition Support for National Dietary Databases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Technical Nutrition Support for National Dietary Databases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Dose-Response Effects of Lean Beef in a Mediterranean-Style Dietary Pattern on CVD Risk Factors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Study of Dietary Intakes of Adults and the Elderly and Related Survey Food and Beverage Databases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
USDA Food Data System Information Technologies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
USDA Food Data System Information Technologies for External Users
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cashew Nut Consumption: Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Food Energy Availability
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Macronutrient Absorption from Almonds: The Measured Energy Value of Almonds in the Human Diet
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Obtaining Selected Nutrient Values for Processed Eggs in the U.S. for the USDA Food Composition Databases(ARS Foods)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
The Dose-Response Effects of Lean Beef in a Mediterranean-Style Dietary Pattern on CVD Risk Factors
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 10/18/2017
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