Research Projects

Current Projects

Completed Projects

  • Optimization of CRISPR-mediated gene knock-in in bovine fibroblasts. UC Davis Academic Federation Innovative Development Award Program. A.L. Van Eenennaam (PD). 7/1/2015-6/30/2017
  • Integrated program for reducing bovine respiratory disease complex in beef and dairy cattle. USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Competitive Grant no. 2011-68004-30367. PD: Jim Womack. Co-PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 4/15/2011–4/15/2017
  • Risk assessment, welfare analysis, and extension education for dairy calf respiratory disease management in California. UC ANR Grant Program. PD: Sharif Aly. Co-PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 9/1/2012-8/31/2016
  • 2015 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle (ARSBC) Conference Grant. USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Competitive Grant 2015-67015-23693. A.L. Van Eenennaam (PD). 7/1/2015-6/30/2016
  • Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Conference 2015. UC Davis CAES Programmatic Initiative funding program. A.L. Van Eenennaam (PD). 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2016
  • Immunogenicity testing of putative recombinant vaccine candidates for Epizootic Bovine Abortion. Rustici grant program. A.L. Van Eenennaam (PD). 1/1/2015 – 12/31/2015
  • New Approaches to Bovine Respiratory Disease Prevention, Management, and Diagnosis Conference Grant. USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Competitive Grant 2014-67015-21562.   PD: A.L. Van Eenennaam. 12/1/2013-11/30/2014
  • A metagenomic analysis of the effect of transportation stress and pathogen infection on the nasal bacterial microbiota of cattle. UC Davis Academic Federation Innovative Development Award Program.   PD: A.L. Van Eenennaam. 7/1/2012-6/30/2014
  • Identification of gene targets for improved efficiency and sustainability of beef production using exome capture, RNA-seq and high density SNP genotyping technologies. Zoetis cattle call. PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 10/1/2012-10/1/2014
  • Characterizing the nasal microflora of diseased and healthy cattle. UC Davis Genome Center Core Facility Pilot Projects. PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 10/1/2012-10/1/2014
  • Genomic Interrogation of the Putative Etiological Agent of Epizootic Bovine Abortion (EBA). Rustici grant program. PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 1/1/2013-12/31/2013
  • Integrating DNA information into beef cattle production systems. USDA-NRI Animal Genome Integrated Grant. PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 1/1/2009-12/31/2013
  • Coordinated Electronic Extension of Information to Cattlemen. Rustici grant program.  Co-PD: A. L. Van Eeenennaam and Glenn Nader. 1/1/2012-12/31/2012
  • Alterations in membrane composition and function with calorie restriction. NIH RO1. PI: Jon Ramsey. Collaborator: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 10/1/07-9/30/12
  • Applied Genomics for Sustainable Livestock Breeding. Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Professional. PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 5/1/2011-12/12/2011
  • Economic analysis of integrating DNA information into beef cattle production systems. UC Davis Academic Federation Professional Development Award. PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 7/1/2009-6/30/2010
  • Whole genome associations for sire prolificacy on California commercial beef cattle ranches. UC/CSU Collaborative Research Program.  Co-PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam and B L. Golden. 1/1/2010-12/31/2010
  •  2009 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Research Symposium and Annual Meeting. USDA-NRI ANIMAL GENOME Conference Grant. PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 1/1/2009-12/31/2009
  • 2009 Beef Improvement Federation Conference. UC Davis CA&ES Programmatic Initiatives. Conference grant. PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam
  • 2009 Beef Improvement Federation Conference. California Beef Council. FY 2009 Proposal. Conference support grant. PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam
  • Development of an Integrated Animal Identification and Tracking System. University of California Core Issues Grant.   PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 3/1/2007-2/28/2009
  • Biological containment of genetically engineered fish. USDA – BRAG Biotechnology Risk Assessment. PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 9/1/2005-8/31/2008
  • Assessment of the well-being and behavior of genetically engineered dairy goats. USDA–NRI. Co-PI: E. Maga, J. Murray, J. Mench and A. L. Van Eenennaam. 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2008
  • Validation of new technologies for beef cattle improvement. California Cattlemen’s Livestock Memorial Research Fund. PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 7/1/2005 – 6/30/2006
  • Coexistence of Diverse Production Systems in California Agriculture Development of Science Based Educational Materials and Outreach Programs. UC ANR Core Issues Grant. PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam.  3/1/2005 – 2/28/2006
  • Functionality of recombinase/fluorescent marker fusion proteins in eukaryotes. UC Davis Academic Federation Research Grants Program Innovative Development Awards. PD: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 7/1/2005- 6/30/2006
  • Using replacement heifers to estimate carcass quality of herdmates. California Beef Cattle Improvement Association. PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 5/2005
  • Pilot Study on Mammary Expression of Novel Desaturases. NIH NICHD R03 Small Grants Program. PI:  A. L. Van Eenennaam. 7/1/2004 – 6/30/2006
  •  Identification and characterization of the lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase from the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) mammary gland. NSF Women's International Science Collaboration (WISC) Travel Grant Program. PI: A. L. Van Eenennaam. 1/1/2004 – 12/31/2004