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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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Subtopic: Alternative Genetic Markers

Number of Awards: 19
Total Amount Awarded: $10,283,886

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2015 Development of a Self-sustaining, Open Access Forensic STR Sequence Diversity Database NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes NC State University NC 2015-DN-BX-K062 $945,746 Closed
2015 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes (DVI) NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Sam Houston State University TX 2015-DN-BX-K066 $724,799 Closed
2013 Development of improved insertion-deletion assays for human and ancestral identifications from degraded samples NIJ FY 13 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2013-DN-BX-K036 $329,233 Closed
2013 Genetic Analysis of Facial Shape and Appearance NIJ FY 13 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Colorado Denver CO 2013-DN-BX-K005 $514,432 Closed
2013 Genomewide Association of Quantitative pigmentary traits in admixed US populations NIJ FY 13 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Cincinnati OH 2013-DN-BX-K011 $663,636 Closed
2013 High resolution SNP panels for forensic identification of ancestry, family, and phenotype. NIJ FY 13 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Yale University CT 2013-DN-BX-K023 $952,255 Closed
2012 Body fluid Identification using epigenetic methylation markers and pyrosequencing NIJ FY 12 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Florida International University FL 2012-DN-BX-K018 $316,850 Closed
2012 Deep Sequencing for Identification and Characterization of MicroRNAs in Forensically Important Biological Fluids NIJ FY 12 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2012-DN-BX-K017 $309,918 Closed
2011 Forensic Identification of an Individual in Complex Mixtures Utilizing SNP Technology NIJ FY 11 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Orchid Cellmark TX 2011-DN-BX-K555 $224,968 Closed
2010 A Microfluidic Microarray Instrument to Type SNPs for Physical Appearance NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Research and Development Akonni Biosystems Inc. MD 2010-DN-BX-K209 $499,198 Closed
2010 Characterization of X Chromosomal Short Tandem Repeat Markers for Forensic Use NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Research and Development American Registry of Pathology MD 2011-DN-BX-K401 $81,567 Closed
2010 Development of a Proteomic Assay for Menstrual Blood, Vaginal Fluid and Species Identification NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Research and Development City of New York, Office of Chief Medical Examiner NY 2010-DN-BX-K192 $418,824 Closed
2010 Further Development of SNP Panels for Forensics NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Research and Development Yale University CT 2010-DN-BX-K225 $1,351,352 Closed
2009 Development of a SNP Assay Panel for Ancestral Origin Inference and Individuals Somatic Traits NIJ FY 09 Forensic DNA Research and Development: Invited Full Proposals The George Washington University DC 2009-DN-BX-K178 $255,918 Closed
2008 High Throughput Mass Spectrometry to Exploit Genetic Differences in Same-Length STR Alleles NIJ FY 08 Forensic DNA Research and Development: Invited Full Proposals Ibis Biosciences, Inc., a Subsidiary of Isis Pharmaceuticals CA 2008-DN-BX-K304 $649,821 Closed
2008 Identifying and Communicating Genetic Determinants of Facial Features:Practical Considerations in Forensic Molecular Photofitting NIJ FY 08 Forensic DNA Research and Development: Invited Full Proposals The Pennsylvania State University PA 2008-DN-BX-K125 $500,000 Closed
2005 The Determination of the Physical Characteristics of an Individual from Biological Stains Forensic DNA Research & Development Full Application University of Central Florida Office of Research FL 2005-MU-BX-K075 $224,776 Closed
2004 Population Genetics of SNPs for Forensic Purposes Forensic DNA Research & Development Yale University CT 2004-DN-BX-K025 $824,540 Closed
2002 Gene Polymorphism and Human Pigmentation Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Act Grant - FY2002 Arizona Board of Regents University of Arizona AZ 2002-IJ-CX-K010 $496,053 Closed