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Research Projects Subjects of Investigation at this Location

Each ARS research project has related subjects of investigation.  Listed below are the subjects of investigation currently conducted at this location.

Clicking on a subject of investigation will list the research projects within that  subject of investigation.

Subjects of Investigation
Beef cattle, live animal
Dairy cattle, live animal
Sheep, live animal
Swine, live animal
Turkey, live animal
Wild animals
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Research Projects within Dairy cattle, live animal
item Assessing the Potential Transmissibility of Bovine and Cervid Prions with a Human Prion Protein-based Model
item Assessment of Biochar- Chronic Wasting Disease Interactions and the Feasibility of Using Biochar to Reduce Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease
item Computational Analysis of Host, Bacteria, and Microbiome for Development of Strategies to Enhance Health and Food Safety
item Continued Development of an Immunological Toolkit and Profile for Bottlenose Dolphins
item Continued Development of an Immunological Toolkit and Profile for Bottlenose Dolphins
item Development and Testing of Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis Diva Vaccines in Dairy Cattle
item Development and Validation of TB Diagnostics for Deer and Cattle that have been Vaccinated with BCG
item Development of a Mucosal, Polyanhydride-based Nanoparticle Vaccine for Use Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in the Neonate
item Development of a Transgenic Mouse that Expresses the Bovine Prion Polymorphism T231
item Development of Improved Diagnostic and Control Strategies for Brucellosis in Livestock and Wildlife
item Development of Wireless Sensors for Detecting Misfolded Prion Proteins and Rumen pH of Deer
item Diagnostic and Mitigation Strategies to Control Tuberculosis in Cattle and Wildlife
item Elucidating the Pathobiology and Transmission of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
item Evaluate ARS Vaccine Candidates Against Mycoplasma Mycoides Subspecies Mycoides
item Experimental Infections of Elk With SARS-CoV-2
item Facilitated Expert Gap Analysis and Review of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP)
item Generation of a Transposon Mutant Library of Mycoplasma Mycoides Subspecies Mycoides
item Genomic and Mitigation Strategies to Control Mastitis
item Host-pathogen Interactions and Control Strategies for Bacterial Respiratory Pathogens in Cattle
item Host-pathogen Interactions and Control Strategies for Bacterial Respiratory Pathogens in Cattle
item Identification of Antigens and Host Innate Immune Responses for Control of Johne's Disease
item Intervention Strategies for Spirochete Diseases
item Intervention Strategies to Prevent and Control Viral Respiratory Pathogens of Ruminants
item Intestinal Microbial Ecology and Non-Antibiotic Strategies to Limit Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and Antimicrobial Resistance Transmission in Food Animals
item Investigation of a PRNP Polymorphism on Susceptibility to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
item Revealing Mechanisms for Internal Salmonella Colonization and Persistence in Porcine Lymphoid and Fat Tissues
item SARS-CoV-2 White-tailed Deer Infection Dynamics and Antibody Persistence
item Severe acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 Research Priorities
item TB Diagnostics in Vaccinated Cattle and Deer