Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $3,554,140)
The forensic Science Initiative(FSI) at WVU plays a critical role in the identification, development, corrdination and execution of forensic science projects that directly aid state and local forensic science labs. They are a founding member of the Forensic Resource Network (FRN). The projects funded under this proposal include: FSI Director's Office, FORESIGHT, Intl. Forensic Business & Economics Colloqium, Forensic Curriculum Development, testing and evaluation, continuing professional development for forensic professionals, Intl. association of indentification library collection, and continuing professional development for forensic professional on-line courses.
- 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
- Isotope Analysis of Modern Remains in Forensics: Optimizing Sample Preparation Methods for Accurate and Reliable Carbonate and Collagen Isotope Analysis