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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: Compromised DNA AND Research and development

Number of Awards: 55
Total Amount Awarded: $22,000,164

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Efficient and Effective SNP System for Analysis of Highly Degraded DNA Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-DQ-BX-0005 $444,723 Open
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. VA 2019-DU-BX-0009 $453,146 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 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 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2018-DU-BX-0226 $171,041 Past Project Period End Date
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 Testing new methods for degraded DNA recovery and next-generation sequencing NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY AZ 2018-DU-BX-0218 $669,898 Open
2018 Typing Highly Degraded DNA Using Circularized Molecules and Target Enrichment NIJ FY18 Continuations University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2017-IJ-CX-0010 $43,039 Closed
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 Past Project Period End Date
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 Engineering a high-fidelity, damage-tolerant polymerase for forensic analysis of damaged DNA samples NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations Northeastern University MA 2015-R2-CX-0011 $48,648 Closed
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 UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA OK 2017-DN-BX-0139 $997,831 Past Project Period End Date
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 Closed
2016 Engineering a High-Fidelity, Damage-Tolerant Polymerase for the Forensic Analysis of Damaged DNA Samples Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations Northeastern University MA 2015-R2-CX-0011 $46,567 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 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
2014 Identifying Individuals through Proteomic Analysis: A New Forensic Tool to Rapidly and Efficiently Identify Large Numbers of Fragmentary Human Remains NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes City of New York, Office of Chief Medical Examiner NY 2014-DN-BX-K014 $588,326 Closed
2014 Methods for obtaining STR???quality touch DNA from archived fingerprints NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2014-DN-BX-K013 $255,047 Closed
2014 Novel Collection Device for Enhanced DNA Recovery and Release from Biological Stain Samples NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2014-DN-BX-K033 $487,884 Closed
2014 The physical separation and single source DNA profiling of individual mixture components by RNA in situ hybridization-based cell type identification NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Central Florida FL 2014-DN-BX-K018 $530,426 Closed
2014 Transcriptome Sequencing of Forensically Relevant Biological Fluids and Tissues to Obtimize Degradation Analysis for Sample Age Estimation NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences OK 2014-DN-BX-K025 $241,352 Closed
2013 Development of Probe Capture Next-Generation Sequencing Assays for Degraded DNA NIJ FY 13 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Children''s Hospital & Research Center at Oakland CA 2013-MU-MU-K044 $798,109 Closed
2013 Highly Parallel Analysis of Complex Genetic Mixtures NIJ FY 13 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University CA 2013-DN-BX-K010 $1,064,073 Closed