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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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Keyword(s): microbiome

Number of Awards: 32
Total Amount Awarded: $14,285,099

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2021 Potential Postmortem Microbial Biomarkers of Infant Death Investigation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MI 2020-75-CX-0012 $530,242 Open
2020 Genetic distance to improve human identification from the skin microbiome Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-R2-CX-0046 $81,058 Open
2020 Linking Internal Organ Microbiome and Metabolome Composition to Cause of Death in Medicolegal Investigations NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO CA 2017-MU-MU-4042 $393,503 Past Project Period End Date
2019 Application of the Human Virome to Touched Objects and Hair Shafts Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 2019-75-CX-0017 $443,931 Open
2019 Development of a Human Virome Based Microarray as a Forensic Tool Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 2019-R2-CX-0048 $146,805 Open
2019 Estimating the postmortem interval of human skeletal remains using rapid, inexpensive microbiome tools Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY CO 2019-DU-BX-0010 $390,748 Open
2019 Human Decomposition: Effect of Indoor Versus Outdoor Decomposition on the Microbiome of Human Cadavers and Implications for Future Forensic Research Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2019-DU-BX-0025 $808,296 Open
2018 Characterization and Quantification of the Microbial Degradation of Sexual Lubricants NIJ FY18 Continuations University of Central Florida FL 2016-DN-BX-0005 $50,000 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 Closed
2018 DNA Contamination, Degradation, Damage and Associated Microbiomes: A Comparative Analysis through Massive Parallel Sequencing and Capillary Electrophoresis NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA OK 2018-DU-BX-0205 $477,609 Past Project Period End Date
2018 Estimating the Postmortem Interval at Longer Timescales Using Bone NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY CO 2018-R2-CX-0018 $150,000 Past Project Period End Date
2018 Improving Machine Learning Methods for Predicting the Postmortem Interval Using Microbiome Data NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY CO 2018-R2-CX-0017 $150,000 Closed
2017 Characterization and Quantification of Microbial Degradation of Sexual Lubricants NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations University of Central Florida FL 2016-DN-BX-0005 $50,000 Open
2017 Improving Estimates of the Postmortem Interval with Metagenomics and Metabolomics NIJ FY17 Non-solicited Applications COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY CO 2016-DN-BX-4194 $684,273 Past Project Period End Date
2017 Linking internal organ microbiome and metabolome compositions to cause death in medicolegal investigations NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Chicago IL 2017-MU-MU-0042 $532,286 Closed
2017 The Human Virome as Trace Evidence in Forensic Investigation NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 2017-IJ-CX-0025 $698,382 Past Project Period End Date
2016 A Predictive Knowledgebase Linking Microbial Signatures to Human Lifestyle Characteristics Non-solicited Applications The University of Chicago IL 2015-DN-BX-K430 $564,735 Closed
2016 Characterization and Quantification of Microbial Degradation of Sexual Lubricants NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics University of Central Florida FL 2016-DN-BX-0005 $50,000 Open
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
2016 Habitat Specialization and the Evolution of Dispersal Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The Regents of the University of Colorado CO 2016-DN-BX-0194 $684,273 Closed
2016 Identification of Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin as a novel candidate trigger for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY, THE NY 2016-DN-BX-0176 $546,721 Closed
2016 Surveying the Total Microbiome as Trace Evidence for Forensic Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY GA 2016-DN-BX-0196 $637,735 Past Project Period End Date
2015 A Predictive Knowledgebase Linking Microbial Signatures to Human Lifestyle Characteristics NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UChicago Argonne, LLC IL 2015-DN-BX-K030 $564,735 Closed
2015 Construction of the Forensic Microbiome Database with Enhanced GeoSourcing NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes J. Craig Venter Institute MD 2015-R2-CX-K036 $962,800 Closed
2015 Evaluating the Skin Microbiome ad Trace Evidence NIJ FY 15 Non-solicited Applications The Regents of the University of California; University of California, San Diego CA 2014-R2-CX-K411 $637,942 Closed