Current Research Funding

11/1/17 - 10/31/19    Dallas, D. C. (PI), Scottoline, B. (Co-Investigator). Immunoglobulin Stability in the Infant Gut., Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, $815,354.

3/1/17 - 2/28/21    Dallas, D. C. (PI), Scottoline, B. (Co-Investigator). Peptidomics of in vivo digested human milk proteins to reveal novel immunomodulatory and antimicrobial peptides within the infant intestinal tract. USDA NIFA, $500,000.

1/1/17 - 12/31/2020    Dallas, D. C. (PI), Scottoline, B. (Co-Investigator). Determining limitations in premature infant protein digestion capacity via digestomic analysis. Gerber Foundation, $300,000.

1/1/16-12/30/2018    Dallas, D. C. (PI), K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Career Award. NIH NICHD, 4R00HD079561-03. Deciphering the function of naturally occurring peptides in human milk, $1,074,000.

7/1/17 - 6/30/18    Dallas, D. C. (Co-Principal), Higgins, A. (Co-Principal). Optimizing premature infant glucose balance via continuous glucose monitoring and data-controlled glucose infusion. Joint Interdisciplinary Research Grant Program-College of Engineering & College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, $10,000.

7/1/17 -6/30/18    Dallas, D. C. (Co-PI), Waite-Cusic, J. G. (Co-PI). Alternatives techniques for ensuring microbiological safety of donor breast milk to improve enzyme activity, digestion and premature infant growth. Joint Interdisciplinary Research Grant Program-College of Agriculture & College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, $10,000.

Previous Research Funding

4/1/15 - 3/31/16    Dallas, D. C. (Co-PI), Li, Y. (PI), Glycohub (PI), Barile, D. (Co-PI), Mills, D. (Co-PI), German, B. (Co-PI). NIH NICHD, SBIR, 1R43HD083981-01 Enzymatic modification of isolated bovine milk oligosaccharides to mimic human milk oligosaccharides with increased antimicrobial activity. $150,000. 

7/1/14 - 12/30/15    Dallas, D. C. (PI), Barile, D. (Co-PI), de Moura Bell, J. (Co-PI). Development of a bioprocessing method to recover antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory peptides from dairy waste streams. UC Davis Sustainable AgTech Innovation Center Seed Fund Grant. $25,000.

9/1/12 - 6/30/13    Dallas, D. C. (Co-PI), Underwood, M. (PI), Zivkovic, A. (Co-PI). Mechanisms by which human milk peptides and N-glycans shape the infant intestinal microbiota. Rosa B. Sherman/Clinical and Translational Science Center Pediatric Research Award. $20,000. 

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Institute Post-doctoral Fellowship

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

National Institutes of Health Training Program in Biomolecular Technology Graduate Fellowship

Graduate Scholars Fellowship, University of California, Davis