Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $73,675)
NIJ's DNA Capacity Enhancement Program seeks to improve the infrastructure and analysis capacity of existing State and local crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis, so they can process DNA samples efficiently and cost-effectively. These improvements are critical to preventing future DNA backlogs, and to helping the criminal justice system realize the full potential of DNA technology.
- Quantification of Tool Markings
- Comparative Evaluation of Genotyping Technologies for Investigative Genetic Genealogy in Sexual Assault Casework
- Data fusion from infrared elemental, MSP and Raman analysis techniques to the maximization of the efficiency of the analytical sequence for the forensic examination of paint evidence