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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 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)
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 Microbial Models for Risk Assessment of High-Priority Foodborne Pathogens
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Predictive Microbial Models for Risk Assessment of High-Priority Foodborne Pathogens in Fresh Produce and Edible Fungi
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Testing Technologies for Chemical Residues and Data Processing and Mining Method for Risk Assessment
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Food Safety Education by Incorporating Simulation-Based Learning
(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)
Microbial Risk Evaluation (including Predictive Microbiology and Risk Assessment) for Certified Agricultural Standards (CAS) Premium Agriculture
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Rapid In Vivo Detection of Aminoglycoside Resistance using Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry
(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)
New Feature to Increase the Deposition and Analysis of Data in COMBASE
(Non-Assistance 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)
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 (USC)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass with Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Novel Pyrolysis Process for the Distributed Production of Deoxygenated, Stable Bio-Oil
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Design and Develop a Life Cycle Assessment Model for the Isostearic Acid Process
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
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 (USC)-CFDA 10.312
(Cooperative Agreement)
Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass with Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
(Non-Funded 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)
Product Quality and New Uses (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)
In Vitro Human Intestinal Microbial Ecosystem: Effects of Diet
(In-House Appropriated)
Sorghum Biorefining: Integrated Processes for Converting all Sorghum Feedstock Components to Fuels and Co-Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Artificial Bait Optimization for Landscape-scale Brown Treesnake Suppression
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Byproducts from Pectin Extraction Processing
(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)
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)
Development of a Novel Pyrolysis Process for the Distributed Production of Deoxygenated, Stable Bio-Oil
(Reimbursable 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)