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Research Projects Database

The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) operates the Research Projects Database (RPD). The RPD tracks food safety research that is funded by FSRIO-partner agencies (identified as Funding Sources below). The funding agencies are listed in the order of funded projects. The RPD is also searchable by the Category of the funded projects and the primary Commodity group of the funded project.

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Recent Projects

The international nutritional security that relies on poultry protein resources requires our attentive study of their genetic health. The scope of gene biomarkers that define cell-type and our cell-specific knowledge of the chicken immune system is…
Objective 1: Characterization of the effects and interactions of barley glycine-rich RNA­-binding proteins and NAC transcription factors in the control of flowering, leaf senescence, and stress resistance. The influence of these genes/proteins on…
Career Goal: To develop into a Primary Investigator at an intensive-research environment primary focus on plant - microbiome interactions.Obtain further Mentoring and Teaching experiences before graduating Spring of 2021. Efforts: Continue mentoring…
Sweet or bell pepper [Capsicum annuum var. grossum (L.) Sendt.], a member of Solanaceae family is more of a horticultural group of C. annuum rather than taxonomically distinct. Bell pepper fruits are generally blocky, square, thick fleshed, three to…
The Vitis aestivalis-derived 'Norton', the official grape of the State of Missouri, is an American grape that produces a premium wine. A significant limiting factor in Norton propagation is that it is difficult to root by dormant hardwood cuttings…