Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $188,180)
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).
- Massively Parallel Mitogenome Sequencing: Building a Strong Foundation for the Interpretation of MPS MtDNA
- Implementation of NPS Discovery – An Early Warning Systems for Novel Drug Intelligence, Surveillance, Monitoring, Response, and Forecasting using Drug Materials and Toxicology Populations in the US
- Transfer, Persistence and DNA Source Attribution of Trace Biological Material in Digital Penetration Assault Cases