Position Title: Supervisory Biologist (Computational Bioinformatics)/Nutritionist/Chemist/Data Scientist
Location: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
Summary of Position:
This position is located with the USDA, ARS, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Beltsville, MD.
As the Research Leader, you will be a part of the Center Director's Management Team participating in meetings with BHNRC Research Leaders and other ARS scientists to discuss research problem needs, opportunities and national program priorities. You will also plan and direct programs to enhance the content and utility of the USDA FoodData Central and Human Studies Facility.
Application Period: 11/20/2023 - 12/20/2023
For more information and application requirements, please see this announcement on USAJobs
NNDC Recognition Award
At each conference, the National Nutrient Databank Conference recognizes individuals who have contributed to the field of food composition or to the NNDC organization. A call for nominations for the NNDC Recognition Award is sent out prior to the biannual meeting. Nominees are reviewed by the Executive Committee and ratified by the Steering Committee. The Awardee receives a plaque and makes a presentation at the conference.
Awardees of the National Nutrient Databank Conference Recognition Award
(Prior to 2018, this award was known as the Lifetime Achievement Award)
Student and New Investigator Awards
Students and new investigators (<5 years post degree) are eligible for an award for an oral presentation. The NNDC Executive Committee will select up to six students/new investigators for awards. One award with monetary value will be given and runners-up will each receive a smaller award with monetary value. Eligible applicants have filled in relevant information when submitting their abstracts for presentation at the Conference and have obtained a letter of support from their advisor/mentor.
The awards will be based on the scientific merit of the abstract, oral presentation and the letter of support for the presenter.
Student Poster Award
The NNDC Executive Committee will recognize up to 3 students (undergraduate or graduate levels) with exemplary posters. Awardees (poster first authors) will receive $150 USD, certificate, and recognition on the NNDC website. Eligible applicants have filled in relevant information when submitting their abstracts for presentation at the Conference and have obtained a letter of support from their advisor/mentor.
Winners of the 42nd National Nutrient Databank Conference
Student Poster Awardees
No Student Poster Award was given in 2022.
Student & New Investigator Awardees
Nikita Bacalzo, University of California - Davis
Glycopedia: A glycan encyclopedia of food
Congratulations to all the winners! Thank you again for sharing your findings with us at the 42nd National Nutrient Databank Conference.
The National Nutrient Databank Conference remembers and recognizes the contributions of the following volunteers, all of whom gave generously of their time, talents, and energy to the conference.
Phyllis Stumbo (1934-2017)
University of Iowa
Marilyn Buzzard (1934-2015)
Nutrition Coordinating Center at the University of Minnesota
and Virginia Commonwealth University
Joanne Holden (1946-2014)
Research Leader, USDA Nutrient Data Lab
Frank Hepburn (1922-2003)
Leader, USDA Nutrient Data Research Group
Margaret Carrington Moore (1896-1995)
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
Ruth Matthews (1927-2000)
Chief, USDA Nutrient Data Research Branch
Robert Rizek (1931-1997)
Director of Consumer and Food Economics
Research Division, USDA