Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $60,063)
Coverdell funds are to be used to improve the quality and timeliness of forensic science and medical examiner services and/or to eliminate backlogs in the analysis of forensic evidence, including controlled substances, firearms examination, forensic pathology, latent prints, questioned documents, toxicology, and trace evidence.
- Forensic Fire Death Investigation: Investigating the Effects of Body Mass and Decomposition Sequence on Fire Burn Speed and Patterns and the Development of Performance Standards
- Expanding and validating microbiome database for estimating the postmortem interval
- Accurate THC Determinations in Seized Cannabis-derived Finished Products for Forensic Laboratories