Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $165,510)
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).
- A Quantitative Understanding of Uniqueness and Reproducibility of Firearm Toolmark Surfaces
- Development of an Open Source Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) Search Software and Library Building Tool for the Analysis of Complex Drug Mixtures
- Sex-Based Targeted Recovery of Cells in a Heterogeneous Mixture: Separating Male and Female Like Cells