Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $498,415)
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) proposes to create a Cold Case Unit to review 415 preselected cold cases, which include 249 homicides, 96 sexual assaults and other UCR Part 1 violent crimes. It is their goal to process approximately 75 to 100 cases containing biological evidence suitable for DNA testing.
- Optimization of Microhaplotypes for Advanced DNA Mixture Deconvolution
- Investigating the Impacts of Architectural Finishes on Fire Patterns in Support of Developing Data-driven Tools for Pattern Analysis
- Comparative Evaluation of Massively Parallel Sequencing STR kits with the Emphasis on Mixture Deconvolution Utilizing Probabilistic Genotyping.