Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $168,868)
The Forensic Casework DNA Backlog Reduction Program provides formula funding to State and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis. The funds are to be used to analyze backlogged forensic DNA casework samples from forcible rape and murder/non-negligent manslaughter, whether in government-owned accredited laboratories or through accredited fee-for-service vendors.
- Meeting National Safety Council Recommendations: Accurate Rapid Tests and Laboratory Confirmation Procedures for Fentanyl and Prevalent Opioids in Oral Fluid
- Comprehensive Evaluation of Kinetic and Thermodynamic Approaches to Predict Evaporation of Ignitable Liquids for Fire Debris Applications
- Developing and Validating Standards for Dental Cementum Age-at-Death and Season-of-Death Estimation