Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $58,186)
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.
- Enhanced mixture interpretation with long-read DNA sequencing
- Detection and identification of hair dyes directly at a crime scene by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS)
- Assessment of the Added Value of New Quantitative Methodologies for the Analysis of Surface Soils in Forensic Soil Comparisons