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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: Microbial analysis AND Research and development

Number of Awards: 21
Total Amount Awarded: $8,952,326

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Developmental evaluation of a combinatorial qPCR multiplex for forensic body fluid identification Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2020-R2-CX-0031 $49,994 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 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 Application of the Human Virome to Touched Objects and Hair Shafts Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 2019-75-CX-0017 $443,931 Open
2019 Development of a Human Virome Based Microarray as a Forensic Tool Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 2019-R2-CX-0048 $146,805 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 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
2018 DNA Contamination, Degradation, Damage and Associated Microbiomes: A Comparative Analysis through Massive Parallel Sequencing and Capillary Electrophoresis NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA OK 2018-DU-BX-0205 $477,609 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 Improving Machine Learning Methods for Predicting the Postmortem Interval Using Microbiome Data NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY CO 2018-R2-CX-0017 $150,000 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 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 Linking internal organ microbiome and metabolome compositions to cause death in medicolegal investigations NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Chicago IL 2017-MU-MU-0042 $532,286 Closed
2017 Postmortem Interval Estimation from Bone Marrow Lipids NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY TN 2017-DN-BX-0146 $377,535 Past Project Period End Date
2017 Soil fungal and nematode community changes as a methodology for determining long-term postmortem interval after cadaver mass loss NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics The University of Tennessee TN 2017-R2-CX-0008 $50,000 Open
2017 The Human Virome as Trace Evidence in Forensic Investigation NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 2017-IJ-CX-0025 $698,382 Past Project Period End Date
2016 A Predictive Knowledgebase Linking Microbial Signatures to Human Lifestyle Characteristics Non-solicited Applications The University of Chicago IL 2015-DN-BX-K430 $564,735 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 Evaluating the Skin Microbiome ad Trace Evidence NIJ FY 15 Non-solicited Applications The Regents of the University of California; University of California, San Diego CA 2014-R2-CX-K411 $637,942 Closed
2010 Development and Validation of Standard Operating Procedures for Measuring Microbial Populations for Estimating a Postmortem Interval NIJ FY 10 Research and Development on Instrumental Analysis for Forensic Science Applications Texas A and M Research Foundation TX 2010-DN-BX-K243 $476,348 Closed
2000 National Institute of Justice Continuation Awards National Institute of Justice Continuation Awards American Registry of Pathology MD 2000-IJ-CX-K010 $219,470 Closed