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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: 67
Total Amount Awarded: $35,454,808

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
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
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
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
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 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
2015 FY 2015 Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction - Virginia DFS NIJ FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program Virginia Department of Forensic Science VA 2015-DN-BX-0046 $913,390 Closed
2015 qPCR Genotype Determination and Mixture Detection Using High Resolution Melting Curve Analysis of STR Loci NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2015-MU-MU-K026 $321,328 Closed
2015 The Implementation of a Forensic Workstation Increases the Timeliness and Efficiency of Evidence Processing in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program County of Dinwiddie VA 2015-CD-BX-0050 $23,183 Closed
2014 2014 Virginia Paul Coverdell Grant NIJ FY 14 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Department of Criminal Justice Services VA 2014-CD-BX-0055 $184,994 Closed
2014 Characterization and Abuse of Electronic Cigarettes: The Efficacy of a Personal Vaporizer as an Illicit Drug Delivery System NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2014-R2-CX-K010 $339,126 Closed
2014 Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Sustainability of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in Increasing School Safety for Urban Low-Income Middle Schools NIJ FY 14 Investigator-Initiated Research: The Comprehensive School Safety Initiative Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2014-CK-BX-0009 $2,660,933 Closed
2014 Methods for obtaining STR???quality touch DNA from archived fingerprints NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2014-DN-BX-K013 $255,047 Closed
2014 Three-Dimensional Craniofacial Variation of Modern Americans: A Visual Reference to Supplement Facial Approximation Methods NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2014-DN-BX-K005 $238,863 Closed
2013 2013 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant NIJ FY 13 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Virginia Dept of Criminal Justice Services VA 2013-CD-BX-0055 $170,371 Closed
2013 DNA Profiling of Complex Biological Mixtures using HLA-Antibody Probes and Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting NIJ FY 13 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2013-DN-BX-K033 $385,496 Closed
2013 FY 2013 DNA Backlog Reduction Program Virginia Department of Forensic Science NIJ FY 13 DNA Backlog Reduction Program Virginia Department of Forensic Science VA 2013-DN-BX-0079 $990,871 Closed
2012 2012 Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program NIJ FY 12 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Department of Criminal Justice Services VA 2012-CD-BX-0022 $185,297 Closed