Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $29,178)
Project Summary for 2003-DN-BX-0030
The Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Act (NFSIA) Grants provide for the improvement of the quality, timeliness, and credibility of forensic science services for criminal justice purposes. The NFSIA program funds crime laboratories and medical examiner's offices through the State Administrating Agency (SAA) based on population and crime statistics. The program permits funding for expenses related to facilities, personnel, computerization, equipment, supplies, accreditation, certification, education, and training.
- Pivoting Headspace Ethanol Analysis to Accommodate Modern Day Scenarios
- Funding Support for the Operations of the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
- Development of computational methods for genetic identification and kinship analysis of forensic samples