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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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Subtopic: Forensic pathology AND Research and development

Number of Awards: 125
Total Amount Awarded: $65,000,499

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Determining Fracture Timing from Histological Characteristics of Cortical Bone Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MAYO CLINIC ARIZONA AZ 2020-75-CX-0015 $462,240 Open
2020 Forensic tool to identify fall characteristics in infant skull fracture Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, THE UT 2020-75-CX-0014 $557,607 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 Open
2020 NIJ National Center on Forensics NIJ National Center on Forensics, Fiscal Year 2020 GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY VA 2020-MU-CX-0001 $2,000,000 Open
2020 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
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 OF TX 2019-DU-BX-0022 $20,685 Open
2019 Blunt Force Trauma to the Ribs: Creating Predictive Models Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION NV 2019-R2-CX-0047 $100,000 Open
2019 Combining LC-MS/MS Product-Ion Scan Technology with GC-MS Analysis to Identify Drugs and Poisons in Postmortem Fluidsand Tissues Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 MIAMI-DADE, COUNTY OF FL 2019-DU-BX-0002 $372,438 Open
2019 Development of a Probability Model to Predict Head Injury Risk in Pediatric Falls Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE KY 2019-DU-BX-0029 $636,419 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 Extraction and Quantification of Fentanyl and Metabolites from Complex Biological Matrices to Support Medicolegal Death Investigations Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY WV 2019-R2-CX-0037 $100,000 Open
2019 Forensic Technology Center of Excellence Year 3 NIJ FY19 Continuations Research Triangle Institute NC 2016-MU-BX-K110 $5,025,853 Open
2019 Germ-Line Transformation of Forensically Important Flies Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 2019-DU-BX-0013 $279,983 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
2019 Human Identification from Computed Tomography Derived 3D Models using Part-to-Part Comparison Analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA FL 2019-DU-BX-0031 $536,181 Open
2019 Identification of Anticoagulant Adulterants in Seized Material and Biological Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION PA 2019-DU-BX-0020 $412,100 Open
2019 Identification of Blunt Force Traumatic Fractures in Burned Bone Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2019-75-CX-0019 $212,738 Open
2019 Optimizing the Analysis of DNA From Burned Bone Using Ancient DNA Techniques Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY AZ 2019-DU-BX-0044 $783,744 Open
2019 Skeletal Trauma in Forensic Anthropology: Improving the Accuracy of Trauma Analysis and Expert Testimony Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, THE OH 2019-DU-BX-0040 $782,183 Open
2018 Automation-Supported Curation of Large Forensic Image Databases NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2018-DU-BX-0181 $354,751 Open
2018 Development of a Comprehensive Workflow for Postmortem Insulin Testing in Cases of Suspected Insulin Homicide NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION PA 2018-75-CX-0039 $299,529 Open
2018 ENHANCING FOUNDATIONAL VALIDITY OF FORENSIC FINDINGS IN MEDICO-LEGAL STRANGULATION EXAMINATIONS NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2018-VA-CX-0004 $726,344 Open
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 Open
2018 Exploration of RNA degradation in dried body fluid stains as a means of estimating the age of the samples NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY OK 2018-DU-BX-0206 $487,647 Open
2018 Forensic Technology Center of Excellence Option Year 2 NIJ FY18 Continuations Research Triangle Institute NC 2016-MU-BX-K110 $3,499,965 Open