Lisa leads a funding portfolio in nutrition including:
- Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Foundational and Applied Science RFA, Food and Human Health priority area, which funds projects examining the role of food bioactives and agricultural products on the human gut microbiome,
- Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program , which funds projects that implement community outreach for amelioration of food insecurity and farm-to-school programs for K-12 students,
- Biomarkers of Dietary Intake and Exposure, a joint NIFA/NIDDK consortium of sites studying metabolomic signatures of foods recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans as implemented by MyPlate, and
- Nutrient Bioavailability--Phytonutrients and Beyond multi-state project to examine mechanisms of action at the molecular and cellular level and directly translate these benefits to susceptible populations.