Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $78,385)
PROJECT SUMMARY 2003-DN-BX-1003
The Paul Coverdell National Forensic Science Improvements Act NFSIA Grants provide for the improvements 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 traing.
- Comparative Evaluation of Massively Parallel Sequencing STR kits with the Emphasis on Mixture Deconvolution Utilizing Probabilistic Genotyping.
- Development of a colorimetric breath analyzer for THC
- Centering Youth Experiences to Address Community Violence: A Youth Participatory Action Research Project