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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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Fiscal year 2021 Awards

NIJ grantees will be notified through the JustGrants system when they have received an award. All grants not awarded by September 30th will be made as soon as possible on a rolling basis and no later than December 31, 2021. Applicants not receiving a FY 2021 award, for which they competitively applied, will be notified as soon as possible, but no later than the calendar year-end. Please continue to visit the NIJ website for updates on NIJ grant awards. NIJ will update the list below as they are released.

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State: VA,
City: RICHMOND

Number of Awards: 78
Total Amount Awarded: $39,849,966

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Developmental evaluation of a combinatorial qPCR multiplex for forensic body fluid identification Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2020-R2-CX-0031 $49,994 Open
2020 Expanded Quantitative Cannabinoid Testing in Biological Specimens to Combat the Ever Changing Cannabis Landscape Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2020-DQ-BX-0017 $290,353 Open
2020 Front-end differentiation of contributor cell populations and estimation of DNA content in trace biological samples using novel cellular signatures Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2020-DQ-BX-0023 $382,296 Open
2019 Adaptation of the DNAse I procedure to the Biomek® NXP robotic platform for more efficient and automated sexual assault sample processing Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2019-NE-BX-0002 $250,636 Open
2019 Determining Time Since Deposition of Epithelial Cell Samples Using Intrinsic Fluorescence Signatures Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2019-DU-BX-0041 $469,468 Open
2019 The Effects of Synthetic Cathinone Chirality on Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics and Its Implications for Forensic Toxicology Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2019-R2-CX-0046 $149,960 Open
2019 Through the Looking Glass Part II: Abuse of the Evolving Electronic Cigarette and the Impact of Vaping Ethanol in the Evaluation of Impairment Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2019-MU-MU-0007 $1,241,355 Open
2019 Towards Commercialization: Preliminary developmental validation of a high resolution melt curve mixture prediction assay and SVM tool Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2019-DU-BX-0003 $399,699 Open
2019 Verification and evaluation of a miRNA panel for body fluid identification using DNA extracts Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2019-NE-BX-0005 $169,628 Open
2018 A FOUNDATIONAL STUDY OF FIRE DEBRIS INTERPRETATION USING QUANTITATIVE MEASURES OF CHROMATOGRAPHIC FEATURES WITH THE APPLICATION OF ACE-V METHODOLOGY NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2018-DU-BX-0174 $176,490 Past Project Period End Date
2018 A Paradigm Shift in Forensic Toxicology Screening: The Development and Validation of Two Automated Sample Preparation Techniques for the Comprehensive Screening of Biological Matrices Using High Resol NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2018-DU-BX-0168 $448,063 Open
2018 DNA Analysis and the Postmortem Submersion Interval from the Microbiome of Waterlogged Skeletal Remains NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2018-R2-CX-0016 $49,981 Past Project Period End Date
2018 Through the E-Cigarette Looking Glass: The Impact of Vaping Ethanol on DUI Investigations NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2018-75-CX-0036 $517,961 Open
2017 Development of Matrix Matched Quality Control Materials and Sample Preparation Techniques for the Analysis of Marijuana Infused Products and their Application to Edible Testing NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2017-R2-CX-0029 $215,830 Past Project Period End Date
2017 Nanoscale Imaging and Chemical Analysis of Extracellular DNA in Trace Evidence Samples NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2017-DN-BX-0186 $311,609 Past Project Period End Date
2016 A rotational platform-driven microdevice for differential separation, purification, & amplification of sexual assault forensic samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2016-NE-BX-0002 $676,460 Closed
2016 Chasing the Electronic Cigarette Dragon - Characterizing the Evolution and Impact of Design and Content Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2016-DN-BX-0150 $139,233 Closed
2016 Developmental validation of a miRNA panel for forensic body fluid identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2016-DN-BX-0163 $256,626 Past Project Period End Date
2016 Evaluation of an Emerging Automated Searching Technology to Improve the Efficiency and Reliability of Latent Print Comparisons Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Virginia Department of Forensic Science VA 2016-DN-BX-K004 $216,225 Closed
2016 Evaluation of Sample Preparation Techniques for Matrix Effects and Absolute Recovery Using UPLC-MS/MS Using Opiates and Liver Tissue Specimens as the Model and Application to Post-Mortem Toxicology Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2016-DN-BX-0148 $91,017 Closed
2016 Forensic Body Fluid Identification Using Microbiome Signature Attribution Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2016-DN-BX-0151 $443,598 Closed
2015 2015 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Department of Criminal Justice Services VA 2015-CD-BX-0068 $197,409 Closed
2015 Developing Empirically-Driven Public Corruption Prevention Strategies NIJ FY 15 Research and Evaluation on White-Collar Crime and Public Corruption Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2015-IJ-CX-0007 $412,108 Closed
2015 Development and Validation of Two Innovative Quantitative Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry Methods for Forensic Toxicology Laboratories NIJ FY 14 Research and Development for Publicly Funded Forensic Science Laboratories to Assess the Testing and Processing of Physical Evidence Department of Forensic Science VA 2015-DN-BX-K008 $149,504 Closed
2015 Front End Separation of Compromised Blood Mixtures for Single Source DNA Profiling NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2015-DN-BX-K024 $295,236 Closed