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National Center for Forensic Science

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $928,984)

The purpose of this proposal is to fund the National Center for Forensic Science's (NCFS) biological science, physical science, digital evidence and outreach projects. The specific projects include: (1) Development and Validation of Novel Y-STR Markers for Forensic Use; (2) Compilation of a Comprehensive US Y-STR Reference Database; (3) Management of a Comprehensive US Y-STR Reference Database; (4) Development of a Forensic DNA Sourcebook; (5) Development of Mass Fatality Incident Training; (6) Advanced Data Collection and Analysis Methods of Ignitable Liquids Identification and Classification; (7) Ignitable Liquids Reference Collection Database; (8) Virtual Digital Evidence Lab and (9) Digital Evidence Certification of Practioners/Digital Evidence Mark-Up Language (DEML) ' A Plug-in to Global JXDM.

Date Created: September 18, 2005