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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.
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 as follows: (1) Continue the Compilation and Management of a Comprehensive US Y-STR Reference Database; (2) Continue Development of a Forensic DNA Sourcebook; (3) DNA Profiling of the Semen Donor in Extended Interval Post-Coital Samples;
(4) Optimization, Testing and Validation of Novel-DNA Technology; (5) Implementation of a Searchable Ignitable Liquids Database tool for the Fire Debris Analysis Community; (6) Development of a National Transferable Fiber Census; (7) Testing and Evaluation of Honey Bees as a Controlled Biological System for the Location of Human Remains and Illicit Drug Manufacturing Facilities; (8) Virtual Digital Evidence Research and Reference Laboratory; (9) Continue to Develop the Digital Evidence Mark-Up Language (DEML) ' A Plug-in to Global JXDM; (10) Digital Evidence Certification; (11) Focus Group on Using Technology to Assist Medical Examiners and Coroners in the Identification of Human Remains; and the (12)TWGFEX ' Needs Assessment for the Fire Debris and Explosives Community.
- MicroCantilever (MC) based Robust Sensing Approach for Controlled Substances
- Assessing Class Consistency and Common Source Using 3D Virtual Comparison Microscopy in Firearm Forensics
- Evaluating the Robustness and Ruggedness of a Statistical Method for Comparison of Mass Spectral Data for Seized Drug Identification