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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: Mitochondrial DNA AND Research and development

Number of Awards: 51
Total Amount Awarded: $47,008,338

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 An Assessment of Probabilistic Approaches to mtDNA Mixture Interpretation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE PA 2020-DQ-BX-0004 $205,963 Open
2020 Develop non-PCR-based target enrichment reagents and methods for MPS analysis of forensic DNA Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ CA 2020-R2-CX-0029 $100,000 Open
2020 Genetic distance to improve human identification from the skin microbiome Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-R2-CX-0046 $81,058 Open
2019 mtGenome Sequencing of Human Hair Shafts Using an MPS Approach Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE PA 2019-DU-BX-0045 $878,274 Open
2019 National Missing and Unidentified Persons System NIJ FY19 Continuations University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-MU-BX-K007 $5,500,000 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
2018 Development of a Probe Capture Next-Generation Sequencing Assay for Analysis of the Mitochondrial Genome and Nuclear STR and SNP Markers NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL & RESEARCH CENTER AT OAKLAND CA 2018-DU-BX-0183 $696,362 Open
2018 National Missing and Unidentified Persons System NIJ FY18 Continuations University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-MU-BX-K007 $5,000,000 Open
2017 Combined Extraction Method for Mitochondrial DNA and Proteins from Hair for Human Identification NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Battelle Memorial Institute OH 2017-DN-BX-0159 $398,546 Closed
2017 Development of a comprehensive genetic tool for identification of Cannabis sativa samples for forensic and intelligence purposes NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations Sam Houston State University TX 2015-R2-CX-0030 $48,907 Closed
2017 Development of a Mitochondrial Mixture Database and Interpretation Tool NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2017-DN-BX-0134 $556,910 Past Project Period End Date
2017 Development of White-tailed Deer Genetic Database for the Forensic Identification of Poached Samples NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0010 $50,000 Closed
2017 National Missing and Unidentified Persons System NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-MU-BX-K007 $7,455,832 Open
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 Development of a comprehensive genetic tool for identification of Cannabis sativa samples for forensic and intelligence purposes Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations Sam Houston State University TX 2015-R2-CX-0030 $46,008 Closed
2016 Development of a White-tailed Deer Genetic Database for the Forensic Identification of Poached Individuals Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0010 $50,000 Closed
2016 DNA from Burned Bone: The application of ancient DNA methods to forensic DNA recovery Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY AZ 2016-DN-BX-0158 $657,544 Past Project Period End Date
2016 Evaluating Massive Parallel Sequencing for Missing Persons Identification. Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes City of New York, Office of Chief Medical Examiner NY 2016-DN-BX-0172 $474,130 Closed
2016 Evaluation and Implementation of High Throughput Second Generation Sequencing for Mitochondrial DNA Testing in Missing Persons and Forensic Casework at the UNT Center for Human Identification. Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-DN-BX-K001 $727,072 Closed
2016 Measuring Rates of mtDNA Heteroplasmy in Different Population Groups Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-UNIV PARK PA 2016-DN-BX-0171 $295,249 Closed
2015 Assessing the Effects of DNA Damage on Next Generation mtDNA Sequencing NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-UNIV PARK PA 2015-DN-BX-K025 $654,662 Closed
2015 Development of a Comprehensive Genetic Tool for Identification of Cannabis Sativa Samples for Forensic and Intelligence Purposes NIJ FY 15 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Sam Houston State University TX 2015-R2-CX-0030 $46,008 Closed
2015 Development of PCR-Free DNA Typing Strategies via Real-Time High Throughput Sequencing NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2015-DN-BX-K068 $719,633 Closed
2015 Development of White-tailed Deer Genetic Database for the Forensic Identification of Poached Samples NIJ FY 15 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0010 $50,000 Closed
2015 Intra-Bone Variation of Recoverable Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA from Human Skeletal Material NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Michigan State University MI 2015-DN-BX-K036 $121,087 Closed