Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $4,248,155)
MUFSU proposes to continue the expansion of its role as a model working forensic lab in support of the forensics community in conjunction with the Forensic Resource Network. MUFSU will provide assistance to forensic crime labs by untilizing its high-throughput DNA lab in technology transfer, testing and evaluation, and model training. The projects funded under this proposal include: convicted offender DNA analysis for general forensic casework, forensic paternity/relationship DNA testing, expansion of capabilities of MUFSC DNA lab, validations, biomedical devicce testing for medical implant samples, NIJ technical assistance program (TAP), sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) training, development of serchable databases on smokeless powders and gasoline residue, begin development of a forensic drug lab and training projects.
- Examining the Black Box: A Formative and Evaluability Assessment of Cross-sectoral Approaches for Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence
- Molecularly Imprinted Polymer-Modified Microelectrode Arrays for Rapid In-Field Analysis of Trace Illicit Substances in Oral Fluid
- Utilizing eDNA from Four Biological Taxa Associated with Geologic Evidence for Sample-to-Sample Comparisons and Study Site Separation