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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: Anthropology/odontology AND Research and development

Number of Awards: 80
Total Amount Awarded: $30,450,664

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Developing, Visualization, and Reporting a Combined 2D+3D Automated Dental Biometrics Identification System for Forensic Odontology Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC MA 2019-R2-CX-0036 $100,000 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 Subadult Ancestry Estimation Using Craniometrics, Macromorphoscopics, Odontometrics, and Dental Morphology Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION NV 2019-DU-BX-0039 $785,847 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 Bone Mineral Density and Adult Age Estimation in Forensic Anthropology NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of South Florida Board of Trustees FL 2018-DU-BX-0197 $130,242 Closed
2018 Investigation of subadult dental age-at-death estimation using transition analysis and machine learning methods NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2018-DU-BX-0182 $898,550 Open
2018 Learning from Our Casework: The Forensic Anthropology Database for Assessing Methods Accuracy (FADAMA) NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IL 2018-DU-BX-0213 $267,117 Open
2018 Longitudinal Effects of Prolonged Opioid Use on Cortical Bone Remodeling in a Rabbit Model NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON OH 2018-DU-BX-0188 $323,392 Past Project Period End Date
2018 OSTEOID, A New Forensic Tool: Developing a Practical Online Resource for Species Identification of Skeletal Remains NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes DES MOINES UNIVERSITY OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL CENTER IA 2018-DU-BX-0229 $185,453 Open
2018 The Impact of Drugs on Human Decomposition and the Postmortem Interval: Insect, Scavenger and Microbial Evidence NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE TN 2018-DU-BX-0180 $726,629 Past Project Period End Date
2017 A Dental Anthropological Databank for Use in the Statistical Estimation of Ancestry and Sex in Forensic Anthropology NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION NV 2017-DN-BX-0143 $422,514 Open
2017 Improving Estimates of the Postmortem Interval with Metagenomics and Metabolomics NIJ FY17 Non-solicited Applications COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY CO 2016-DN-BX-4194 $684,273 Past Project Period End Date
2017 Increasing identifications of deceased border crossers: investigating spatial and skeletal attributes of migrant deaths NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Michigan State University MI 2017-IJ-CX-0002 $36,148 Closed
2017 Quantifying the Impact of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors to Improve Juvenile Age Estimation NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION NV 2017-DN-BX-0144 $561,528 Open
2017 Sex and Ancestry Estimation Methods in Modern Filipino Crania NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois IL 2017-IJ-CX-0008 $47,451 Open
2016 A Comprehensive Test of the Methods and Models Used to Assign Geographic Origin to Human Skeletal Remains With Stable Isotope Data Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes IsoForensics, Inc. UT 2016-DN-BX-0157 $268,648 Closed
2016 Application for Funding to Support the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) National Missing and Unidentified Persons System University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-MU-BX-K007 $4,700,000 Open
2016 Assessing Cognitive Bias, Method Validation, and Equipment Performance for theForensic Anthropology Laboratory Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Harris County, Texas TX 2016-DN-BX-K003 $114,106 Closed
2016 Developing forensic epigenomic age-estimation tools for diverse populations NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics The Research Foundation for the State University of New York NY 2016-DN-BX-0011 $49,653 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 Fluvial Transport of Human Remains: Forensic Application of a HEC-RAS Model for Predicting Search Parameters for Human Remains Recovered from the Sacramento River, CA Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes CHICO STATE ENTERPRISES CA 2016-DN-BX-0159 $866,896 Open
2016 Human Organ Tissue Identification by Targeted RNA Deep Sequencing to Aid in the Investigation of Shooting and Other Traumatic Bodily Injury Incidents Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Central Florida FL 2016-DN-BX-0165 $424,799 Closed
2016 ICPUTRD: Image Cloud Platform for Use in Tagging and Research on Decomposition Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2016-DN-BX-0179 $327,372 Closed
2016 Initiation of a Gunshot Wound Trauma Atlas From Cranial Bone Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The Research Foundation for the State University of New York NY 2016-DN-BX-0155 $316,473 Closed
2016 Skull fracture patterns from head impact in infants Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, THE UT 2016-DN-BX-0160 $590,938 Open