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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.

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Subjects of Investigation
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Duck and goose, live animal
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Feed and feed additives
Fungi (includes yeast)
General technology
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Other poultry products
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Soil and land, general
Swine, general/other
Turkey, live animal
Research Projects within Egg-type chicken, live animal
item “NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Response” (CEIRR)
item Agent Based Modeling to improve cage-free housing systems: What does the hen see?
item Application of Probiotics as an Alternative to Antibiotics for the Reduction of Salmonella in Poultry
item Broadly Protective Modified Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccines for Poultry
item Cage-Free Pullets: Housing and Management Practices
item Characterization Avian Influenza Virus Immunology and Intervention Strategies in Poultry
item Control Strategies to Prevent and Respond to Diseases Outbreaks Caused by Avian Influenza Viruses
item Detection, Characterization, and Thermal Inactivation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Milk from Dairy Cattle and Other Ruminant Animals
item Development and Validation of Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) Sequencing as a Molecular Point-of-Care Diagnostic (POCD) Assay
item Development of an Antigenic and Sequence Database of U.S. Avian Influenza Viruses
item Development of mRNA-based Vaccines for Heterosubtypic Protection Against Infectious Bronchitis and Infectious Laryngotracheitis Viruses
item Effect of Mycotoxins and Mitigation Strategies in Poultry
item Elucidation of Molecular Determinants of Avian Herpesviruses Virulence and Evolution to Inform the Development of Safe and Effective Vaccines
item Enhancing Genetic Resistance and Vaccinal Response to Control Marek's Disease, Infectious Laryngotracheitis, and Infectious Bursal Disease in Chicken
item Enhancing the production of type I interferons to create rationally-defined and highly protective Marek's diseas vaccines in chickens
item Evaluation of Currently Available Vaccines for the Control of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
item Extensive Hen Housing: Old Idea New Tricks
item Generation of a Newcastle Disease Vaccines That Protect Against Infectious Laryngotracheitis and Marek's Disease which can be Delivered in Ovo
item Identify Environmental and Management Drivers of Foodborne Pathogen Ecology Under Pastured Poultry Rearing Systems
item Improving Prevention of Newcastle Disease by Identification of Emerging Strains, Virus Evolution and Predicting Protection Conferred by Vaccination
item Influence of Vaccines, Host Genetics and Pathogen Mutation Rates on the Evolutionary Dynamics of Infectious Diseases - Purdue
item Influence of Vaccines, Host Genetics, and Pathogen Mutation Rates on the Evolutionary Dynamics of Infectious Diseases - Berlin
item Intervention Strategies to Predict, Prevent, and Control Emerging Strains of Virulent Newcastle Disease Viruses
item Next Generation Sequencing as a Diagnostic Tool for Poultry Pathogens
item Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics Procedures for Identification, Pathotype Prediction, and Subtyping of Influenza A viruses
item Nutritionally Enhanced Orange Corn: A Natural Domestic Source of Antioxidant Carotenoids for Poultry and Consumer Well-being
item Pathogenesis of Egg Drop Syndrome (EDS) Virus and Improved Control Through Targeted Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines
item Prevention of Immunosuppressive Viruses of Poultry
item Rapid Detection and Characterization of Avian Foreign Animal Diseases Using Nanopore Sequencing
item Reducing Pathogen Contamination Risks and Improving Quality Attributes of Eggs and Egg Products through Housing System Management and Egg Handling Practices
item Reduction of Foodborne Pathogens and Antimicrobial Resistance in Poultry Production Environments
item Reduction of Foodborne Pathogens and Antimicrobial Resistance in Poultry Production Environments
item Response to APHIS SARS-CoV-2 Research Priorities Phase 1 (SEPRL)
item Systems Biology Approaches to Develop Medical Countermeasures to Detect, Prevent, and Control Poultry Production Viral Diseases
item Updating Avian Influenza Diagnostic Tests and HPAIV Strain Characterization
item US-UK Collaboration: Genetic and Non-Genetic Drivers for Virus Transmission and Virulence Evolution
item US-UK-China Collab: Predictive phylogenetics for evolutionary and transmission dynamics of newly emerging avian influenza viruses
item US-UK-China Collab: Predictive Phylogenetics For Evolutionary and Transmission Dynamics of Newly Emerging Avian Influenza Viruses
item vIL4 Virus Characterization