Recent Major Federal Grants:

  • Du, M. (PI), N. Law and M.J. Zhu. NIH-NICHD (R01HD067449), Maternal obesity, AMPK and Developmental Programming. $1,885,540 (8/1/2022-7/30/2027).
  • Du, M. (PI), and M.J. Zhu. NIH (1R01HD067449). Maternal obesity, AMPK and fetal development. $1,561,745 (9/01/2017-08/31/2022).
  • Du, M. (PI). NIH (R21AG049976). Zfp423 and progenitor adipogenesis during aging. $404,777 (4/1/2016-3/31/2018).
  • Zhang, H., and M. Du (Co-PI). NIH (R15AA024284). Mechanism of chronic alcohol consumption-induced cancer associated cachexia. $456,000 (01/01/2017-12/31/2020).  
  • Du, M. (PI), J. S. Neibergs, D. A. Llewellyn, J. R. Busboom, and M. L. Nelson. USDA-NIFA (2016-68006-24634), High quality beef – a niche market for small and medium sized farms. $479,995 (1/1/2016-12/31/2019).
  • Jiang Z., M. Du (Co-PI), L. K. Fox, and M. Maquivar. USDA-NIFA (2016-67015-24470), Genome wide mapping of alternative polyadenylation sites in cattle. $470,000 (1/1/2016-12/31/2018).
  • Du, M. (PI), J. R. Busboom, and M. L. Nelson. USDA-NIFA (2015-67015-23219). Vitamin A, Zfp423 and intramuscular adipogenesis in beef cattle. $500,000 (4/1/2015-3/31/2019)