Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $110,552)
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.
- Rapid screening and identification of fentanyl in drug mixtures using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
- Impact of Relic DNA on Forensic Microbiome Applications in Criminal Investigations
- Quantification of psychotropic cannabinoids in newly emerging hemp-derived products and evaluation of their stability and interconversion during storage