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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: Human DNA Quantitation

Number of Awards: 16
Total Amount Awarded: $7,617,531

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Quantifying the Accuracy of Two Innovative Forensic Genetic Identification Techniques: Genealogical Searching and Low-Template DNA Mixture Analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 San Francisco State University CA 2019-DU-BX-0028 $395,773 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2018 Ensuring standards and enhancing the field of predictive biometrics using a globally-diverse genotype-phenotype database NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Trustees of Indiana University IN 2018-DU-BX-0219 $651,242 Open
2017 Population Genetic Issues for Forensic DNA Profiles NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Washington WA 2017-DN-BX-0136 $903,440 Open
2016 Characterization and Quantification of Microbial Degradation of Sexual Lubricants NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics University of Central Florida FL 2016-DN-BX-0005 $50,000 Open
2016 FY 2016 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program - Dallas County (TX) DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program Dallas County TX 2016-DN-BX-0107 $594,061 Open
2015 Evaluating the Efficiency of the Use of the Qiagen® QIAsymphony® with High Throughput Y-screening as an Alternative to Conventional Serology NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Marshall University Research Corporation WV 2015-R2-CX-K039 $154,577 Closed
2014 Computational methods for the interpretation of forensic DNA samples NIJ FY 14 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Camden Campus NJ 2014-DN-BX-0001 $34,999 Closed
2014 Continued Development of FROG-kb: A Forensic Resource/Reference on Genetics knowledge base NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Yale University CT 2014-DN-BX-K030 $314,468 Closed
2014 Improving the prediction of human quantitative pigmentation traits such as eye, hair and skin color using a worldwide representation panel of US and European individuals NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Trustees of Indiana University IN 2014-DN-BX-K031 $1,123,404 Closed
2014 Population Genetic Issues for Forensic DNA Profiles NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Washington WA 2014-DN-BX-K028 $510,045 Closed
2014 The Enhancement of the Native American CODIS STR Database for Use in Forensic Casework NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA CA 2014-DN-BX-K024 $253,315 Closed
2013 Advancing Probabilistic Approaches to Interpreting Low-template DNA Profiles and Mixtures: Developing Theory, Implementing Practice NIJ FY 13 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles CA 2013-DN-BX-K029 $545,303 Closed
2011 Population Genetic Issues for Forensic DNA Profiles NIJ FY 11 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Washington WA 2011-DN-BX-K541 $1,269,456 Closed
2008 NIJ Forensic DNA R&DNational Institute of Justice (NIJ''s) Forensic DNA Reserach and DevelopmentHuman Specific DNA Quantitation for Fully Integrated Microfluidic STR Analysis1/1/09 - 12/31/09 NIJ FY 08 Forensic DNA Research and Development: Invited Full Proposals Network Biosystems, Inc. MA 2008-DN-BX-K009 $494,319 Closed
2005 Improving the efficiency of DNA casework analysis through simple, effective, PCR-based screening methods Forensic DNA Research & Development Full Application Vermont Department of Public Safety VT 2005-DA-BX-K003 $256,000 Closed
2000 Simple, Rapid, and Accurate Quantitation of Human DNA Enhancing DNA ID Capabilities for Reduction of Violent Crime Vermont Department of Public Safety VT 2000-IJ-CX-K012 $67,129 Closed