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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: Compromised DNA

Number of Awards: 75
Total Amount Awarded: $31,422,076

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Improving Results from Touch DNA Evidence with Optimized Direct PCR Methods Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Bode Cellmark Forensics, Inc. dba Bode Technology VA 2019-DU-BX-0009 $453,146 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 A Novel, Trauma-Informed Screening Approach for Teen Dating Violence Perpetration in Racially Diverse Adolescents: A Multi-Site Study NIJ FY18 W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Crime Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois IL 2018-R2-CX-0022 $249,425 Open
2018 Decontamination of Crime Scene Equipment: Evaluating Current Methods and Determining Best Practices NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes RTI International NC 2018-DU-BX-0226 $171,041 Open
2018 DNA Analysis and the Postmortem Submersion Interval from the Microbiome of Waterlogged Skeletal Remains NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2018-R2-CX-0016 $49,981 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 Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma OK 2018-DU-BX-0205 $477,609 Open
2018 Testing new methods for degraded DNA recovery and next-generation sequencing NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes AZ Board of Regents on behalf of Arizona State University AZ 2018-DU-BX-0218 $669,898 Open
2017 Developing SPLiT-Seq: A Massively Parallel Sequencing Method to Remove PCR Artifacts for Forensic STR Genotyping NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Washington WA 2017-DN-BX-0160 $509,728 Open
2017 Efficient sequencing and analysis of degraded and trace DNA samples using a novel targeted ligation-free method NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Arc Bio, LLC MA 2017-DN-BX-0140 $993,718 Open
2017 FY2017 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program - Idaho State Police Services NIJ FY17 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula) Idaho State Police ID 2017-DN-BX-0062 $387,126 Open
2017 Improving Complex DNA Mixture Interpretation Capabilities through Implementation of Probabilistic Genotyping NIJ FY17 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula) City of Colorado Springs CO 2017-DN-BX-0010 $150,000 Open
2017 Non-destructive, enhanced collection and recovery from difficult forensic samples, improving the "front end" processes of DNA typing NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Florida International University FL 2017-DN-BX-0137 $286,931 Open
2017 Quantifying and Qualifying the Influence of Standard Laboratory Procedures on Aged, Degraded, and/or Low Copy Number DNA NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma OK 2017-DN-BX-0139 $997,831 Open
2017 Typing Highly Degraded DNA Using Circularized Molecules and Target Enrichment NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2017-IJ-CX-0010 $46,155 Open
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 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
2016 Typing Highly Degraded DNA Using Circularized Molecules and Target Enrichment Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-DN-BX-0154 $682,474 Open
2015 Coverdell 15 NIJ NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program City of Long Beach CA 2015-CD-BX-0073 $50,011 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 Engineering a high-fidelity, damage-tolerant polymerase for forensic analysis of damaged DNA samples NIJ FY 15 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Northeastern University MA 2015-R2-CX-0011 $45,863 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 Improved sample collection and preservation of DNA from decomposing human remains; A direct PCR approach for faster disaster victim identification (DVI) NIJ FY 15 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Sam Houston State University TX 2015-R2-CX-0029 $46,008 Closed
2015 Photo-dissolvable Swabs for Improved Recovery of Forensic Samples NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes General Electric Company NY 2015-DN-BX-K042 $497,708 Closed
2015 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes (DVI) NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Sam Houston State University TX 2015-DN-BX-K066 $724,799 Closed
2015 Validation of a Probe Capture Next-Generation Sequencing Assay for Whole Mitochondrial Genome Analysis NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Children''s Hospital & Research Center at Oakland CA 2015-DN-BX-K053 $758,184 Closed