Currently Funded Projects


NIH U2C ES030158 (PI Fiehn, O)

     The West Coast Metabolomics Center for Compound Identification

Use computational and experimental approaches for compound identifications

09/01/18 to 08/30/2022

Agilent   (PI Fiehn, O. - UC Davis)

Metabolomic libraries and methods by mass spectrometry

Improve metabolite identification by standardized QTOF and GC-quad MS analyses of reference compounds.

01/01/07 to 10/30/2019

NSF MCB 1611846 (PI Hanson U Florida,  Fiehn, O. UC Davis; coPI et al)

Metabolite damage - a stumbling block for synthetic biology

To perform cheminformatic and metabolomic analyses to pinpoint chemical and biochemical damage to metabolites when used in synthetic biological applications.

09/15/16 to 08/31/2019

NIH U19 AG023122 (PI Cummings, S - Cal Pacific Medical Center Research Inst.

Longevity Consortium

To use metabolomics phenotyping to discern the causes of longevity in cross-sectional human cohorts and in cells and mouse experiments.

09/30/2018 - 05/31/2023

NIH R01 DK104351  (PI Norris, J - U Denver, CO)

Nutrigenetics & genomics of Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Type 1 Diabetes.

To test food biomarkers and metabolic signatures in type 1 diabetes cohort research.

09/01/14 to 08/30/2019

NIH R01 DK89439 (PI Wojchowski, D – Maine Medical Center)

Novel regulators of stress erythropoiesis.

To provide a method for quantification of oxidized cholesteryl esters in relation to overall bound and free cholesterol levels in erythrocytes.

09/01/14 to 08/30/2019

NIH R01 DK107532 (PI Zhao, J - U Florida)

Metabolic Predictors of Diabetes in American Indians

To test metabolic signatures in type 2 diabetes cohort research.

09/01/16 to 08/30/2020

NIH U54 AI138370 (PI Lipkin, I - Columbia U)

Center for Solutions for ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome)

To use metabolomics on bulk cell populations using cell sub-type specific markers, and on analyses after orthostatic and exercise challenges of subjects

09/01/2017 to 08/30/2022

NIH R01 AT010216 (PI McCann, S - Roswell Cancer Ctr)

Flaxseed effects on gut microbial metabolism and circulating inflammation-related metabolic profiles in African American and non-Hispanic white women


09/01/2018 to 08/30/2023

Research Topics

Cheminformatics and Compound ID

Databases & Software development

Novel Technologies