Milk Glycoproteome

Milk Oligosaccharides

Bioactive Glycopeptides


Synthesis of Novel Glycans

Infant Microbiome

Host-Microbe Interactions

Immune Senescence Project

Bovine Genomics Project


Bioactives from Whey Processing

Milk Protein Phosphorylation Project

Lactosome Biology Project

Bovine Milk Oligosaccharides Project

Comparative Lactation Project

Gates Foundation Milk and Microbiome Project

HDL Composition

HDL Clearance

Postprandial Response

HDL Function

Oxylipid Signaling

Postprandial Metabolism


Endocrine Signaling



Vitamin D Assessment

Lactation Study

Children's Health and Education

  • Schaefer SE, Ching CC, Breen HL, German JB. Wearing, thinking & moving: assessment of health tracking in diverse, urban youth. Amer J Health Educ. In Press 2015.
  • Schaefer SE, Gomez-Camacho R, Sadeghi B, Kaiser L, German JB, de la Torre A. Assessing child obesity and physical activity in a hard to reach population in California’s Central Valley. Prev Chronic Dis In Press 2015
  • Schaefer SE, Van Loan M, German JB. Feasibility study of wearable activity monitors in pre-adolescent school age children. Prev Chronic Dis 2014;11:130262
  • Ching CC & Schaefer S. Identities in motion, identities at rest: Addressing the mind-body split in gaming research and design. To appear in V Lee (ed), Learning technologies and the body: Integration and implementation. New York, NY: Routledge. Publication 2014
  • De la Torre A, Sadeghi B, Green R, Kaiser LL, Flores YG, Jackson CF, Shaikh U, Whent LS, Schaefer SE. Niños Sanos, Familia Sana: Mexican immigrant study protocol for a multifaceted CBPR intervention to combat childhood obesity in two rural California towns. BMC Public Health 2013;13:1033
  • Schaefer SE, Erber E, Trzaskos JP, Roache C, Osborne G, Sharma S. Sources of food affect dietary adequacy of Inuit women of childbearing age in Arctic Canada. J Health Popul Nutr 2011;29(5):454-64
  • Fleige LE, Moore WR, Garlick PJ, Murphy SP, Lynch SR, Turner EH, Dunn ML, van Lengerich B, Orthoefer FT, Schaefer SE. Recommendations for product optimization of U.S. Public Law 480 fortified blended foods. Nutr Rev 2010; 68(5):290-315
  • Schaefer SE, Van Loan MD, Salazar M, Bruhn CE, Saviano D, Boushey C. Influence of race, acculturation, and socioeconomic status on tendency toward overweight in Asian-American and Mexican-American early adolescent females. J Immigrant Minority Health 2009; 11:188-97.  
  • O’Sullivan A, German JB, Smilowitz JT, Zivkovic AM, Martin W, Dixon BE, Schaefer SE. Toolkit for the 21st Century: Maximizing Personal Health and Nutrition. J Food Ag Chem Forthcoming 2015.
  • Schaefer SE, Whent LS, de la Torre A. Use of worn accelerometers to measure physical activity in Mexican-heritage children in California’s Central Valley. J Nutr Educ Behav 2013;45(4):S89-S89.
  • Schaefer SE, Van Loan M, Allen L, JB German JB. Feasibility of accelerometers for measuring children's daily physical activity. FASEB 2012;26.
  • Schaefer SE, Salazar ML, Bruhn CM, Van Loan MD. Relationship between acculturation and body fat in Asian and Hispanic adolescent girls. FASEB 2004 18(5):A902-A902
  • Moher T, Ching CC, Schaefer S, Lee VR, Enyedy N, Danish J, Guerra P, et al. Becoming reflective: designing for reflection on physical performances. ICLS 2014 Proceedings, 1273
  • Sadeghi B, Martinez LC, Gomez-Camacho R, Schaefer SE. A significant dissociation between parental perception and actual obesity status in Mexican-American children in Central Valley California: Impact and Implications. J Nutr Educ Behav 2014;46(4), S200-S200.

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