Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $155,314)
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.
- Accurate THC Determinations in Seized Cannabis-derived Finished Products for Forensic Laboratories
- Improving Age-at-Death Estimates from Human Skeletal Remains Through Spatial Analysis of Intracortical Remodeling Using Geographic Information Systems Software
- Addressing Violence towards Youth and Young Adults in Indigenous Communities