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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)
Advanced Technology for Rapid Comprehensive Analysis of the Chemical Components
(In-House Appropriated)
USDA National Nutrient Databank for Food Composition
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Analytical and Chemometric Methods for Identification and Authentication of Foods and Botanical Supplements
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of USDA Special Interest Database on Iodine in U.S. Foods
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of USDA Special Interest Database on Iodine in US Foods
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Food Composition Research and Database Expansion
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Foundation Foods and Analysis of Complex Carbohydrates
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Foundation Foods and Effect of Processing for FoodData Central
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Metabolite Profiling and Chemical Fingerprinting Methods for Characterization of Foods, Botanical Supplements, and Biological Materials
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in Food
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program (NFNAP) - Analytic I Prebiotics
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Total Proanthocyanidin (PAC) Content and A-type and B-type Ratios of PACs in Commercial Cranberry Dietary Supplements
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
U.S. Point-of-Sale Data for USDA Databases
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Analysis of Secondary Metabolites in Plants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Analytic II Prebiotics, Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Analytic II Prebiotics, Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Branded Foods Products Database (BFPDB) Automation and Ingredients
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of an Expert Program for Identification of Secondary Metabolites
(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 the Composition of U.S. Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Expert Computer Programs for Identification of Secondary Metabolites in Mass Spectral Data
(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)
DNA Barcodes/Fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Impact on Nutrient Profiles of Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Impact on Nutrient Profiles of Fruits and Vegetables
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of USDA Food Data System (FooDS)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Expansion of the Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Exploring the Impacts of Changing Diets on Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Human Well-being
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Composition Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Composition Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Data Research and Impact of Processing on Nutrients of Public Health Importance
(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)
Nutrient Composition of Meat and Meat Products
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Database Modernization
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Phenolic Research Interest Group
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Probiotics, Dietary Fiber and Influences on the Microbiome
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Total Proanthocyanidin (PAC) Content and A-type and B-type Ratios of Commercial Cranberry Dietary Supplements
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Total Proanthocyanidin (PAC) Content and A-type and B-type Ratios of Commercial Cranberry Dietary Supplements
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Total Proanthocyanidin (PAC) Content and A-type and B-type Ratios of Commercial Cranberry Dietary Supplements
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredient Program
(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)
USDA FoodData Central Optimization
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Vocabulary, Thesaurus and Ontology Development for USDA FoodData Central
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Vocabulary, Thesaurus and Ontology Development for USDA FoodData Central (university of California)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Estimating the Nutritive Value of Fluid Cow’s Milk in the U.S.
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Advanced Technology for Rapid Comprehensive Analysis of the Chemical Components
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Analytical and Chemometric Methods for Identification and Authentication of Foods and Botanical Supplements
(Cooperative Agreement)
Phenolic Research Interest Group
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)