Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $788,854)
The Forensic Casework DNA Backlog Reduction Program provides formula funding to State and local governments with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis. Funds are to be used by the crime laboratories to identify and test backlogged forensic DNA casework samples, whether in accredited or certified government-owned laboratories or through accredited or certified fee-for-service vendors. Funding is allocated based on crime statistics (number of sexual assaults and homicides reported to the FBI).
- Empirical Analysis of Saw Mark Characteristics in Human Bone: Meeting Forensic Standards in Dismemberment Cases
- Statistical Foundations of Score-Based Methods in Forensic Identification of Source Problems”
- Research and Development of an Approach for Non-invasive Determination of Cannabis Ingestion for Forensic Science Purposes