Research Scientist at USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center

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Danielle G. Lemay is a Research Scientist at USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center. She is also an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) and the Nutrition Lead at the USDA/NSF AI Institute for Next-Generation Food Systems (AIFS). Her lab uses bioinformatics to study how dietary components, especially fermentable carbohydrates, affect host response and whether that response is modulated by the functional capabilities of the resident microbiota. Her lab also applies machine learning/AI to assess dietary intake and to understand the effects of diet on human health. She has a PhD and MS in Nutritional Biology from UC Davis, and a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.