Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $555,601)
Funds are to be used by States and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to improve laboratory infrastructure and analysis capacity so that DNA samples can be processed efficiently and cost effectively. These improvements are critical to preventing future DNA backlogs and to helping the criminal justice system use the full potential of DNA technology.
- Evaluating the reliability and accuracy of multiple geophysical methods in the search for clandestine graves
- Use of MicroRNA Expression in DNA extracts to Predict Body Weight Class in Forensic Samples
- Caring Connections for Youth: Evaluation of a Countywide Pre-Arrest Diversion Initiative to Reduce Racial/Ethnic Disparities