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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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Find Fiscal Year 2020 Awards

The data presented on this page is updated through September 23, 2020. On October 15, 2020 the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) will transition to the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) for all grants management activities. Until that time, the awards list below will not be updated. To find the latest information on 2020 awards, visit OJP's award search page

As part of accomplishing its mission, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for various research, development, and evaluation projects;  and fellowship programs.

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State: TX,
City: Houston

Number of Awards: 56
Total Amount Awarded: $24,302,187

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Neurofeedback-Enhanced Trauma Treatment for Adolescents in Residential Treatment Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 University of Houston TX 2020-R2-CX-0045 $98,575 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2019 A DNA Barcoding Strategy for Blow and Flesh Flies Encountered During Medicolegal Casework Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Harris County TX 2019-DU-BX-0022 $20,685 Open
2018 Establishing Sufficiency Thresholds for Assessing the Quality of Mass Spectral Data NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc. TX 2018-DU-BX-0184 $282,703 Open
2017 Defining Late-Life Poly-victimization and Identifying Associated Mental and Physical Health Symptoms NIJ FY17 Research and Evaluation on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston TX 2017-VF-GX-0001 $271,822 Open
2016 Assessing Cognitive Bias, Method Validation, and Equipment Performance for theForensic Anthropology Laboratory Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Harris County, Texas TX 2016-DN-BX-K003 $114,106 Closed
2015 Cross-Jurisdictional Comparison of Sexual Assault Kit Backlogs and their Criminal Justice Consequences NIJ FY 15 Data Resources Program Baylor College of Medicine TX 2015-R2-CX-0040 $39,999 Closed
2015 DNA Capacity Enhancement NIJ FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc TX 2015-DN-BX-0072 $1,172,752 Closed
2015 FY 2015 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program/Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences NIJ FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program Harris County TX 2015-DN-BX-0008 $639,942 Closed
2014 Operation Cold Case NIJ FY 14 Solving Cold Cases with DNA Harris County TX 2014-DN-BX-K072 $215,035 Closed
2013 Characterization of Performance-Enhancing Peptides via Inlet Ionization on DART-TOF/MS NIJ FY 13 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Harris County, TX TX 2013-DN-BX-K020 $80,765 Closed
2013 Elder Financial Exploitation Victimization: Indentifying Unique Risk Profiles and Factors to Enhance Detection, Prevention and Intervention NIJ FY 13 Research and Evaluation on the Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Elderly Individuls and Residents of Residential Care Facilities The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston TX 2013-IJ-CX-0050 $387,736 Closed
2013 Forensic Anthropology Fellowship Training Program NIJ FY 13 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Harris County TX 2013-CD-BX-0071 $74,147 Closed
2013 FY 2013 DNA Backlog Reduction Program--Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences NIJ FY 13 DNA Backlog Reduction Program Harris County TX 2013-DN-BX-0101 $471,702 Closed
2013 FY2013 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program - City of Houston Police Department NIJ FY 13 DNA Backlog Reduction Program City of Houston Police Department TX 2013-DN-BX-0067 $1,233,415 Closed
2013 Project to Identify Cold Case Decedents NIJ FY 13 Using DNA Technology to Identify the Missing Harris County, Texas TX 2013-DN-BX-K013 $159,658 Closed
2012 FY12 DNA Backlog Reduction Program - City of Houston NIJ FY 12 DNA Backlog Reduction Program City of Houston TX 2012-DN-BX-0068 $1,208,170 Closed
2012 FY2012 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program - Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences NIJ FY 12 DNA Backlog Reduction Program Harris County TX 2012-DN-BX-0070 $645,592 Closed
2011 Action Research to Enhance Investigations and Prosecutions of Sexual Assaults in Houston NIJ FY 11 Strategic Approaches to Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Evidence: An Action Research Project City of Houston TX 2011-DN-BX-0002 $178,076 Closed
2011 Extending the Microbial Forensic Toolkit Through Whole Genome Sequencing and Statistical Phylogenomics NIJ FY 11 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Baylor College of Medicine TX 2011-DN-BX-K534 $581,213 Closed
2011 FY 2011 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program - Houston Police Department NIJ FY 11 DNA Backlog Reduction Program City of Houston Police Department TX 2011-DN-BX-K427 $1,532,118 Closed
2011 FY2011 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program - Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences NIJ FY 11 DNA Backlog Reduction Program Harris County TX 2011-DN-BX-K422 $690,850 Closed
2011 Use of pressure cycling technology to enhance DNA yield and profile success in touch samples. NIJ FY 11 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Harris County, Texas TX 2011-DN-BX-K554 $76,778 Closed
2010 2010 DNA Backlog Reduction, Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program Harris County TX 2010-DN-BX-K097 $796,580 Closed
2010 Collection of DNA Samples from Buried Unidentified Decedents. NIJ FY 10 Using DNA Technology to Identify the Missing Harris County TX 2010-DN-BX-K207 $166,365 Closed
2010 Genetic Markers Associated with Sudden Unexplained Death or Sudden Infant Death NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Research and Development County of Harris, Texas TX 2010-DN-BX-K230 $254,521 Closed