Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $332,766)
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.
- Massively Parallel Mitogenome Sequencing: Building a Strong Foundation for the Interpretation of MPS MtDNA
- Assessing the reliability of modern µXRF technology for expanded impact on the forensic examination and interpretation of trace evidence
- Comparative Evaluation of Massively Parallel Sequencing STR kits with the Emphasis on Mixture Deconvolution Utilizing Probabilistic Genotyping.