Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $205,343)
This program furthers the Department of Justice's mission by offering an opportunity for States and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to improve laboratory infrastructure and analysis capacity so that DNA samples can be processed efficiently and cost-effectively. These improvements are critical to preventing future DNA backlogs and to helping the criminal justice system use the full potential of DNA technology.
- NIJ co-sponsorship of the Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS)
- Quantification of psychotropic cannabinoids in newly emerging hemp-derived products and evaluation of their stability and interconversion during storage
- FIRE DEBRIS INTERPRETATION USING QUANTITATIVE MEASURES OF CHROMATOGRAPHIC FEATURES IN MEDIUM RANGE IGNITABLE LIQUIDS AND THE USE OF GRAPHICAL DISPLAY TO DEMONSTRATE DATA SUFFICIENCY