OIP congratulates the recipients of grants from an exciting new program that promotes collaborative research projects between our scientists and scientists from the University of Querétaro (UAQ) in Mexico. Each research project will have one PI from ACES and one PI from UAQ. 

This year’s recipients are:

Dr. Elvira De Mejia, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, and Dr. Silvia Amaya‐Liano, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro: “Evaluation of the Biological Activity of Protein Hydrolysates and Peptide Fractions Obtained Using Different Enzymes on Hardened Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) on Markers of Diabetes”

Dr. Elvira De Mejia and Dr. Guadalupe Loarca‐Pina, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro: "Characterization of Non‐Digestible Fraction of Common Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris L.), Cvs. Bayo Madero, Pinto Durango, Azufrado Higueraand Negro”

Dr. James E. Pettigrew, Department of Animal Sciences, and Dr. Tercia C. Reis de Souza, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro: “Dietary Digestible Phosphorus Requirement of Pigs”

Dr. Michael J. Miller, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Dr. Silvia Amaya‐Llano, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro: “Characterization of Anti‐Listerial Ingredients in Hispanic‐Style Fresh Cheeses”

Dr. Schuyler S. Korban, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, and Dr. Edmundo Mercado Silva, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro: “Isolation and Functional Analysis of a MYB Transcription Factor Gene Involved in the Development of Color Pigmentation in Garlic”