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Awards Listing

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

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State: TX,
District: 18

Number of Awards: 44
Total Amount Awarded: $24,155,331

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
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
2019 FY 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc TX 2019-DN-BX-0036 $1,607,745 Open
2019 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence, FY 2019 Texas Southern University TX 2019-DY-BX-0009 $509,233 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
2018 FY 2018 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program NIJ FY18 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula) Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc TX 2018-DN-BX-0096 $1,530,927 Open
2017 FY 2017 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction NIJ FY17 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula) Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc TX 2017-DN-BX-0027 $867,755 Open
2017 Laboratory Efficiency and Capacity Gains through Infrastructure Improvement NIJ FY17 Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc. TX 2017-DN-BX-0176 $114,000 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
2016 FY16 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc TX 2016-DN-BX-0142 $741,000 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
2014 Burglary and Robbery Pilot Project/DNA Capacity Enhancement NIJ FY 14 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc TX 2014-DN-BX-0116 $1,261,144 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 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
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
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 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 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 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
2010 Gunshot Residue in a Non-Firearm-Related Detainee Population NIJ FY 10 Fundamental Research to Improve Understanding of the Accuracy, Reliability, and Measurement Validity of Forensic Science Disciplines Harris County TX 2010-DN-BX-K222 $88,837 Closed
2010 NIJ Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program - Houston Police Department Crime Lab NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program City of Houston Police Department TX 2010-DN-BX-K112 $1,143,339 Closed
2010 Novel Computer-Assisted Identification Method Using Radiograph Comparison NIJ FY 10 Research and Development on Forensic Crime Scene and Medicolegal Death Investigations Harris County TX 2010-DN-BX-K194 $366,561 Closed
2009 "FY2009 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program - City of Houston" NIJ FY 09 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program Formula Grant Program City of Houston TX 2009-DN-BX-K130 $1,311,800 Closed
2009 FY 2009 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program -- Harris County Medical Examiner's Office. NIJ FY 09 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction Program Formula Grant Program Harris County TX 2009-DN-BX-K078 $729,354 Closed
2009 Harris County Fellowship Program NIJ FY 09 Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program Harris County TX 2009-CD-BX-0089 $99,686 Closed