Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $150,542)
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.
- Non-contact detection of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids: Towards a generalized approach to the detection of dangerous drug clases
- Assessing the reliability of modern µXRF technology for expanded impact on the forensic examination and interpretation of trace evidence
- Species Identification in Forensic Casework using Proteomics