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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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Food Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
Advanced Methods for Predictive Modeling of Bacterial Growth and Survival in Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Detection, Quantification and Characterization Technologies for Foodborne Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Development and Validation of Predictive Models and Pathogen Modeling Programs; and Data Acquisition for International Microbial Databases
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Innovative Technologies and Strategies to Mitigate Biological, Chemical, Physical, and Environmental Threats to Food Safety
(In-House Appropriated)
Incidence of Bacterial Pathogens in Regulated Foods and Applied Processing Technologies for Their Destruction
(In-House Appropriated)
Innovative Detection and Intervention Technologies Mitigating Shellfish-borne Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Integration and Validation of Alternative and Multiple Intervention Technologies to Enhance Microbial Safety, Quality, and Shelf-life of Food
(In-House Appropriated)
Mitigation of Foodborne Pathogens in Water and Fresh Produce via Application of Biochar
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Characterization of Foodborne Pathogen Responses to Stress (BRIDGE)
(In-House Appropriated)
Technology Development, Evaluation and Validation for the Detection and Characterization of Chemical Contaminants in Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Validation and Commercialization of Innovative Processing Technologies
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Innovative Technologies and Strategies to Mitigate Biological, Chemical, Physical, and Environmental Threats to Food Safety
(Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens Through Biomolecular Characterization of Extraintestinal Pathogenic E. Coli (ExPEC)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Predictive Microbial Models for Risk Assessment of High-Priority Foodborne Pathogens
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of New Plant Extracts that Possess Anti-bacterial Activities and Investigation of the Modes of Action Using System Biology
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Innovative Integral Approaches for Ensuring Microbial Safety of Mediterranean Artisanal Fermented Foods (ArtiSaneFood)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Fresh Produce and Low-Moisture Foods by Waterless Non-Thermal Technologies
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Leading the Way to the Future of GC-MS in Food Safety Analysis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Mapping Potential Human Exposure to PFAS from Domestic and Imported Food Packaging
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Elastic Light Scattering-Based Rapid Identification Methods for Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Handheld Device for Assessing Plant Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
New Feature to Increase the Deposition and Analysis of Data in COMBASE
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Handheld Device for Assessing Plant Health
(Trust Fund 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)
Impact of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Inoculation on the Phytonutrient Content of Potatoes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Inoculum in Sustainable Crop Production
(Non-Assistance 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)
Impact of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Inoculation on the Phytonutrient Content of Potatoes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Inoculum in Sustainable Crop Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Chemical Conversion of Biomass into High Value Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Commercial Products from Lipids and Fibers
(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)
In vitro Human Gut System: Interactions Between Diet, Food Processing, and Microbiota
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Biological/Chemical Biorefining for Production of Chemicals and Fuels
(In-House Appropriated)
New Bioactive Dairy Products for Health-Promoting Functional Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Thermo-Catalytic Biorefining
(In-House Appropriated)
Antibacterial Thermosetting Bio-Polymers Derived from Non-Edible Oils
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Refinement of Artificial Brown Treesnake Bait and Planning for Increased Production Capacity
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Collaborative Research in the Areas of Food Safety and Function Food Development Based on Dairy and Other Agricultural Resources
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improvements to Quality-Related Limitations to Market Growth of Biodiesel and Renewable Hydrocarbon Diesel Produced From Low-Value Feedstocks
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cellulosic Fraction-Based Functional Products from Agricultural Biomass and Agricultural Processing By-Products
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Developing an in Vitro Model of the Human Small Intestinal Microbiota
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Fatty Acids Metabolism in the Gastrointestinal Tract Using In Vitro Enteroid Models Derived from Mice and Humans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Recovery from Triclosan-Induced Colonic Inflammation Using a Mouse Model
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Recovery of Triclosan-Induced Gut Dysbiosis: an in vivo Evaluation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Single Molecule Sequencing Gut Microbiota
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)