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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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State: VA,
District: 4

Number of Awards: 86
Total Amount Awarded: $42,354,988

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2023 Analytical Challenges with Proliferating THC Analogues NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-23-GG-01421-COAP $726,360 Open
2023 Development of a colorimetric breath analyzer for THC VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-22-GG-04437-RESS $245,592 Open
2023 Evaluation of cell capture and collection from bone NIJ FY23 Graduate Research Fellowship VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-23-GG-01944-RESS $55,488 Open
2023 New Age Therapeutics: Development and Validation of an Analytical Workflow for the Analysis of Psychedelics in Biological Matrices NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories VA DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 15PNIJ-23-GG-01426-RESS $441,886 Open
2023 Pivoting Headspace Ethanol Analysis to Accommodate Modern Day Scenarios NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories VA DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 15PNIJ-23-GG-01424-MUMU $371,593 Open
2023 THRIVE: Transformative Health and Reproductive Information for Incarcerated Women's Empowerment. NIJ FY23 Graduate Research Fellowship VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-23-GG-01937-RESS $144,891 Open
2023 Time Since Deposition for Touch DNA Evidence NIJ FY23 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-23-GG-04217-MUMU $389,621 Open
2023 Use of MicroRNA Expression in DNA extracts to Predict Body Weight Class in Forensic Samples NIJ FY23 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-23-GG-04212-MUMU $408,987 Open
2022 Development of a colorimetric breath analyzer for THC NIJ FY22 Research and Development in Forensic Sciences for Criminal Justice Purposes VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-22-GG-04437-RESS $170,834 Open
2022 FIRE DEBRIS INTERPRETATION USING QUANTITATIVE MEASURES OF CHROMATOGRAPHIC FEATURES IN MEDIUM RANGE IGNITABLE LIQUIDS AND THE USE OF GRAPHICAL DISPLAY TO DEMONSTRATE DATA SUFFICIENCY NIJ FY22 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories VA DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 15PNIJ-22-GG-03577-SLFO $141,921 Open
2021 The problems with Cannabinoid Analogs (Delta-8 THC, Delta-10 THC and CBD) and their metabolites detectability in urine drug testing for potential cannabinoid abuse. Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04188-RESS $161,031 Closed
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 VA DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2020-DQ-BX-0017 $290,353 Past Project Period End Date
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 VA DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2019-NE-BX-0002 $250,636 Closed
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 Past Project Period End Date
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 Closed
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 Past Project Period End Date
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 Closed
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 Closed
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 VA DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2018-DU-BX-0168 $448,063 Closed
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 Closed
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 Closed
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