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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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All of the fiscal 2019 solicitations have closed. All successful applicants were notified by September 30th and non-award notifications will be made by December 30, 2019. View a complete list of 2019 awards.

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Subtopic: Sperm Detection and Separation

Number of Awards: 37
Total Amount Awarded: $13,047,775

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Bio-inspired Material-integrated Beads for Differential Extraction of Sperm in Forensic Applications Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA 2019-NE-BX-0003 $499,545 Open
2019 Completion of the SONIC-DE 2.0 System for Implementation in Forensic Laboratories Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 The Rector & Visitors of the University of VIrginia VA 2019-NE-BX-0004 $175,791 Open
2019 Towards Commercialization: Preliminary developmental validation of a high resolution melt curve mixture prediction assay and SVM tool Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2019-DU-BX-0003 $399,699 Open
2018 Autosomal DNA-STR Profiling of Directly Captured Spermatozoa from Post-Coital (3-10 Days) Cervico-Vaginal Samples NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Central Florida Board of Trustees FL 2018-NE-BX-0001 $600,704 Open
2018 Better algorithms and chemistry for mixture interpretation NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2018-DU-BX-0177 $694,525 Open
2018 Body fluid analysis detection and identification by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy for forensic scientists NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Trustees of Boston University MA 2018-MU-MU-0013 $462,091 Open
2018 Resolving the Forensic DNA Mixture Problem through the Development of End-to-End Single-Cell Pipelines NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey NJ 2018-DU-BX-0185 $546,727 Open
2017 A Confirmatory Test for Sperm in Sexual Assault Samples using a Microfluidic-Integrated Cell Phone Imaging System NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA 2017-NE-BX-0004 $369,224 Open
2017 A Low-Cost Isothermal Amplification Microdevice for Rapid Colorimetric Detection Applied to Body Fluid Identification and Y-screening NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia VA 2017-NE-BX-0008 $387,106 Open
2016 Automation of a Sperm DNA Capture Assay for Forensic Applications Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes General Electric Company NY 2016-DN-BX-0156 $499,994 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 Characterization of personal and condom lubricants using DART-TOFMS and comprehensive-GC-MS NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics University of Central Florida FL 2016-DN-BX-0004 $50,000 Closed
2016 Rapid Extraction of Sperm from Sexual Assault Kits Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Applied Research Associates, Inc. NM 2016-DN-BX-0161 $209,408 Closed
2015 An automated dielectrophoretic-based single cell separation technique to improve laboratory efficiency, mixture deconvolution and combat sample inhibition NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Syracuse University NY 2015-NE-BX-K002 $155,189 Closed
2015 Automation of Differential Extraction with Sperm Quantitation usingMicrofluidic-Integrated Shadow Imaging System for Forensic Applications NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA 2015-DN-BX-K037 $614,499 Closed
2015 Enhancing Mixture Interpretation with Highly Informative STRs NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2015-DN-BX-K067 $585,415 Closed
2015 Front End Separation of Compromised Blood Mixtures for Single Source DNA Profiling NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2015-DN-BX-K024 $295,236 Closed
2015 Highly efficient sperm cell separation from sexual assault samples for DNA analysis using novel polymer filter technology NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes InnoGenomics Technologies, LLC LA 2015-DN-BX-K072 $348,796 Closed
2015 Optimized, Semi-Automated Differential DNA Extraction (Denver PD Crime Laboratory) NIJ FY 14 Research and Development for Publicly Funded Forensic Science Laboratories to Assess the Testing and Processing of Physical Evidence City and County of Denver - Denver Police Department CO 2015-NE-BX-K005 $51,699 Closed
2014 Establishing Exclusion Criteria and the Significance of Inclusion: Developing Tools for the Interpretation of Complex DNA Mixtures NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Trustees of Boston University, BUMC MA 2014-DN-BX-K026 $813,843 Closed
2014 Isolation of Sperm DNA Through Protamine Capture NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes General Electric Company, GE Global Research NY 2014-DN-BX-K017 $527,902 Closed
2012 Developmental Validation of a High-Specificity Multiplex Assay for Human Body Fluid Identification NIJ FY 12 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Colorado Seminary, which owns the University of Denver CO 2012-DN-BX-K035 $576,429 Closed
2012 Proximity Ligation Real time PCR for the Detection of Spermatozoa NIJ FY 12 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The George Washington University DC 2012-DN-BX-K034 $263,313 Closed
2011 Automated Sperm Detection in forensic DNA analysis: Implications for Rape Kit Analysis NIJ FY 11 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Arryx, Inc IL 2011-DN-BX-K562 $360,748 Closed
2011 Development of an Immuno-Magnetic Procedure for the Separation of Spermatozoa from Vaginal Epithelial Cells NIJ FY 11 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Research Foundation of CUNY c/o John Jay College NY 2011-NE-BX-K547 $196,720 Closed