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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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Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Advanced Development of Innovative Technologies and Systematic Approaches to Foodborne Hazard Detection and Characterization for Improving Food Safety
(In-House Appropriated)
Bacterial Pathogens in Regulated Foods and Processing Technologies for Their Elimination
(In-House Appropriated)
Data Acquisition, Development of Predictive Models for Food Safety and their Associated Use in International Pathogen Modeling and Microbial Databases
(In-House Appropriated)
Development and Validation of Innovative Food Processing Interventions
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Alternative Intervention Technologies for Fresh or Minimally Processed Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Detection and Intervention Technologies for Bacterial and Viral Pathogens Affecting Shellfish
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Portable Detection and Quantification Technologies for Foodborne Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Predictive Microbial Models for Food Safety using Alternate Approaches
(In-House Appropriated)
Development, Evaluation, and Validation of Technologies for the Detection and Characterization of Chemical Contaminants in Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Integration of Multiple Interventions to Enhance Microbial Safety, Quality, and Shelf-life of Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Characterization of Foodborne Pathogen Responses to Stress
(In-House Appropriated)
Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Biofilms and within Microbial Communities in Food
(In-House Appropriated)
The Role of Genotype in the Development and Validation of Growth Models and Intervention Technologies for Pathogenic Non-Shiga Toxigenic Escherichia coli Found in Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Advanced Development of Innovative Technologies & Systematic Approaches to Foodborne Hazard Detection & Characterization for Improving Food Safety
(Cooperative Agreement)
INNOVATIVE PATHOGEN DETECTION AND CHARACTERIZATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR USE IN FOOD SAFETY
(Cooperative Agreement)
Prevalence and Characterization of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 Recovered from Retail Ground Veal within Mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. -CFDA 10.310
(Cooperative Agreement)
Process efficacy investigation of infectious norovirus particle ratios and enteric viral surrogates levels in environmental and food samples
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of Chinese Predictive Microbial Models Databases for Meat Safety
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
DEVELOPMENT OF PREDICTIVE MODELS FOR PATHOGENIC AND SPOILAGE MICROORGANISMS IN RAW AND PROCESSED CHINESE FOODS
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Predictive Models for the Microbiological Safety and Shelf Life of Fish Products
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Testing Technologies for Chemical Residues and Data Processing and Mining Method for Risk Assessment
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Non-Thermal Treatments on the Survival, Injury and Inactivation of S.enterica, E.coli 0157:H7 and L. monocytogenes on Produce
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Food Safety Education by Incorporating Simulation-Based Learning
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety Interventions of Eggs and Produce with University of Puerto Rico
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Microbial Risk Evaluation (including Predictive Microbiology and Risk Assessment) for Certified Agricultural Standards (CAS) Premium Agriculture
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES FOR AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD PRODUCTS
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Fresh Produce and Low-Moisture Foods by Waterless Non-Thermal Technologies
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
SHIGA-TOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI (STEC) IN THE BEEF CHAIN: ASSESSING AND MITIGATING THE RISK BY TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE, EDUCATION & OUTREACH
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Food Safety and Quality Through Science
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Recovery, Characterization, and Control of Microbial Pathogens in Specialty/Ethnic Foods
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Manure and Byproduct Utilization (NP #206)
SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF BIOENERY FOR THE CENTRAL USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Production, Utilization, and Importance of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Sustainable Vegetable Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhancement of Crop Growth Through Utilization of Arb
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Enable New Marketable, Value-added Coproducts to Improve Biorefining Profitability
(In-House Appropriated)
Farm-Scale Pyrolysis Biorefining
(In-House Appropriated)
Sorghum Biorefining: Integrated Processes for Converting all Sorghum Feedstock Components to Fuels and Co-Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Environmentally Friendly and Economically Feasible Engineering Processes for High-Value Biobased Products -CFDA 10.310
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (DU)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (MESA)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (MSC)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (UMAINE)CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (USC)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (USP)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (VU)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Environmentally Friendly and Economically Feasible Engineering Processes for High-Value Biobased Products
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
DISTRIBUTED ON-FARM BIOENERGY, BIOFUELS AND BIOCHEMICALS (FARMBIO3) DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION VIA INTEGRATED CATALYTIC THERMOLYSIS
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications with African Institute of Science and Technology
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biomass Conversion via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications with Central Queensland University
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Catalytic Co-Pyrolysis of Biomass and Crustacean Residues for Biofuels and Chemicals with Federal Rural University of Pemambuco (UFRPE)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Catalytic conversion of biomass residues - lignocelulosic and acidic vegetable oil to produce biofuel precursors, chemical and co-products w
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Determine the Cytotoxicity of the Phenolic Branched-Chain Fatty Acid Compounds
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
EMBRAPA AGROENERGY POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING AT ARS ON PYROLYSIS OF BRAZILIAN BASED BIOMASS FEEDSTOCKS TO FUNGIBLE FUELS AND COPRODUCTS
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass with Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
LOW MOISTURE ANHYDROUS AMMONIA (LMAA) PRETREATMENT PROCESS OF CORN STOVER FOR PRODUCTION OF BUTANOL AND INTEGRATION WITH LONG TERM STORAGE
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
NORTHEAST WOODY/WARM-SEASON BIOMASS CONSORTIUM: DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF REGIONALLY-APPROPRIATE BIOMASS FEEDSTOCKS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF BIOENERY FOR THE CENTRAL USA
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Chemical Reaction Modeling of Biomass Conversion via Tail Gas Reactive Pyrolysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Design and Develop a Life Cycle Assessment Model for the Isostearic Acid Process
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification, Fractionation, and Isolation of Sorghum Oil and Valuable Functional Lipids Before or After Fermentation of Grain Sorghum
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (DU)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (MESA)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (MSC)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (UMAINE)CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (USC)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (USP)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (VU)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
DISTRIBUTED ON-FARM BIOENERGY, BIOFUELS AND BIOCHEMICALS (FARMBIO3) DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION VIA INTEGRATED CATALYTIC THERMOLYSIS
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications with African Institute of Science and Technology
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Catalytic conversion of biomass residues - lignocelulosic and acidic vegetable oil to produce biofuel precursors, chemical and co-products w
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
EMBRAPA AGROENERGY POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING AT ARS ON PYROLYSIS OF BRAZILIAN BASED BIOMASS FEEDSTOCKS TO FUNGIBLE FUELS AND COPRODUCTS
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass with Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
NORTHEAST WOODY/WARM-SEASON BIOMASS CONSORTIUM: DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF REGIONALLY-APPROPRIATE BIOMASS FEEDSTOCKS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Production, Utilization, and Importance of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Sustainable Vegetable Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Bioactive Food Ingredients for Safe and Health-Promoting Functional Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Commercial Flocculants from Low-Value Animal Protein
(In-House Appropriated)
Commercial Products from Microbial Lipids
(In-House Appropriated)
Effect of Processing of Milk on Bioactive Compounds in Fresh High-Moisture Cheeses
(In-House Appropriated)
Enable New Marketable, Value-added Coproducts to Improve Biorefining Profitability
(In-House Appropriated)
Farm-Scale Pyrolysis Biorefining
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving the Quality of Animal Hides, Reducing Environmental Impacts of Hide Production, and Developing Value-Added Products from Wool
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving the Sustainability and Quality of Food and Dairy Products from Manufacturing to Consumption via Process Modeling and Edible Packaging
(In-House Appropriated)
Microstructured and Health-Functionalized Food Proteins (Bridge Project)
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Environmentally Friendly and Economically Feasible Engineering Processes for High-Value Biobased Products -CFDA 10.310
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Environmentally Friendly and Economically Feasible Engineering Processes for High-Value Biobased Products
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Formulation of Brown Treesnake Bait from Animal By-products
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biomass Conversion via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications with Central Queensland University
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Byproducts from Pectin Extraction Processing
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Catalytic Co-Pyrolysis of Biomass and Crustacean Residues for Biofuels and Chemicals with Federal Rural University of Pemambuco (UFRPE)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH IN THE AREAS OF FOOD SAFETY AND FUNCTION FOOD DEVELOPMENT BASED ON DAIRY AND OTHER AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Comparing Chicken Blood Processing Alternatives on a Techno-Economic Basis
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cooperative Activities between ARS and the Natl Pingtung University of Science and Tech Related to Adv. Technology and Biobased Functional Polymers
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cooperative Activities between ARS and the Tianjin Academy of Agricultural Sciences related to Agro-foods and Dairy Products Safety
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Determine the Cytotoxicity of the Phenolic Branched-Chain Fatty Acid Compounds
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Food Ingredients on Gut Microbiota
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Isolating and Characterizing Lactic Acid Bacteria from Buffalo Milk
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Partnership between USDA-ARS and the Food Science Department of Cornell University
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Training of Technical Individuals in the Leather Industry in Tannery Operation and New Technologies developed at ERRC
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
LOW MOISTURE ANHYDROUS AMMONIA (LMAA) PRETREATMENT PROCESS OF CORN STOVER FOR PRODUCTION OF BUTANOL AND INTEGRATION WITH LONG TERM STORAGE
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Chemical Reaction Modeling of Biomass Conversion via Tail Gas Reactive Pyrolysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Design and Develop a Life Cycle Assessment Model for the Isostearic Acid Process
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Composite Materials with More Cellulosic Fibers and Less Conventional Thermoplastics for Light Weight - Bearing Applications
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Edible Film and Active Packaging Materials for Food Coating and Packaging
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Influence on the Population and Structure of the Human Gut Microbiota
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Microbial Culture Studies to Develop a Stable Human Microbiota Community
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Controlled Release and Diffusion of Lycopene Loaded Nanoparticles (LLNP) in the Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract and Their Impact on Food
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification, Fractionation, and Isolation of Sorghum Oil and Valuable Functional Lipids Before or After Fermentation of Grain Sorghum
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
LONG-TERM SHELF-LIFE STUDIES OF WHEY PROTEIN CONCENTRATES (WPC 34 AND WPC 80)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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