The purpose of the proposed cooperative agreement is to affirm the willingness of this laboratory to analyze FDA Vet-LRN samples from a variety of different sources, provide analytical data for potential regulatory use and participate in small scale method development. This cooperative agreement will bolster the laboratory's ability of develop additional assays aimed at detection of toxins and pathogens in animal tissues and feed and enable increased sample throughput capabilities.

Public Health Relevance

The activities outlined in this agreement serve to better safeguard the human and animal food supply systems by enhancing the abilities of the member laboratory to provide analysis of Vet-LRN samples in a timely and efficient manner.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research Demonstration--Cooperative Agreements (U18)
Project #
5U18FD004847-02
Application #
8685111
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZFD1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
North Dakota State University
Department
Veterinary Sciences
Type
Earth Sciences/Resources
DUNS #
City
Fargo
State
ND
Country
United States
Zip Code
58108