Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $143,156)
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).
- Comparison of Examiner Conclusions with Score-based Likelihood Ratios for Cartridge Case Evidence
- Impact of Relic DNA on Forensic Microbiome Applications in Criminal Investigations
- Ontogenetic Study of the Pelvis Through Examination of Interlandmark Distances and Geometric Morphometric Analyses: Implications for Subadult Sex and Age Estimation