Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $391,897)
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.
- Transfer, Persistence and DNA Source Attribution of Trace Biological Material in Digital Penetration Assault Cases
- A Universal Method for the Detection of Organic and Inorganic Gunshot Residue based on Fast Fluorescence Mapping and Raman Spectroscopic Identification
- Advanced Microfluidic Technology for Automated, Rapid, and Objective Laboratory Screening of Seized Drugs