Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $29,805)
The Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Act (NFSIA) grants provide for the improvement of quality, timeliness, and credibility of forensic science services for criminal justice purposes. The NFSIA program funds crime laboratories and medical examiner's offices based on population and crime statistics. The program permits funding for expenses related to facilities, personnel, computerization, equipment, supplies, accreditation, certification, and education and training.
- Optimization of Microhaplotypes for Advanced DNA Mixture Deconvolution
- Assessing the reliability of modern µXRF technology for expanded impact on the forensic examination and interpretation of trace evidence
- Breath Measurements of Acute Cannabis Use (BACE): Towards Reliable Determination of Recent Use