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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: DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)

Number of Awards: 2,543
Total Amount Awarded: $1,333,139,481

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 A Rapid, Microfluidic Transcriptomic Method for Body Fluid Identification from Forensic Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0027 $436,934 Open
2020 An Affinity-Free, Centrifugal Microfluidic System for Rapid, Automated Differential Extraction Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0024 $466,886 Open
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 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 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
2020 Evaluation of nuclear DNA from rootless hair for forensic purposes Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ CA 2020-DQ-BX-0014 $747,384 Open
2020 Front-end differentiation of contributor cell populations and estimation of DNA content in trace biological samples using novel cellular signatures Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2020-DQ-BX-0023 $382,296 Open
2020 Genetic disease 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
2020 Inter-laboratory variation in interpretation of DNA mixtures Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 NOBLIS, INC. VA 2020-R2-CX-0049 $1,063,335 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 Methyl-PrepDisc: A Centrifugal Microfluidic Device for Forensic DNA Methylation Sample Preparation Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-R2-CX-0030 $147,766 Open
2020 Population Genetic Issues for Forensic DNA Profiles Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON WA 2020-DQ-BX-0022 $711,906 Open
2020 Research and Development of a Rapid Approach for Identification of Calliphoridae Species Entomological Forensic Evidence Based on DART-HRMS-derived Chemical Signatures and Chemometrics Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 2020-MU-MU-0016 $731,306 Open
2020 Selectively analyzing and interpreting DNA from multiple donors with a full Single-Cell strategy Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY NJ 2020-R2-CX-0032 $142,986 Open
2020 Sex-Based Targeted Recovery of Cells in a Heterogeneous Mixture: Separating Male and Female Like Cells Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY NY 2020-DQ-BX-0019 $153,333 Open
2020 Statistical evaluation of forensic sequencing profiles Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON WA 2020-R2-CX-0040 $107,205 Open
2020 Utilizing eDNA from Four Biological Taxa Associated with Geologic Evidence for Sample-to-Sample Comparisons and Study Site Separation Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY NC 2020-R2-CX-0035 $150,000 Open
2019 A DNA Barcoding Strategy for Blow and Flesh Flies Encountered During Medicolegal Casework Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 HARRIS, COUNTY OF TX 2019-DU-BX-0022 $20,685 Open
2019 Adaptation of the DNAse I procedure to the Biomek NXP robotic platform for more efficient and automated sexual assault sample processing Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2019-NE-BX-0002 $250,636 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 Assessment of Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Evidence Selection Leading to Development of SAK Evidence Machine-Learning Model (SAK-ML Model) Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 PUBLIC SAFETY, UTAH DEPARTMENT OF UT 2019-NE-BX-0001 $250,000 Open
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 LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY, THE CA 2019-NE-BX-0003 $499,545 Open
2019 Capillary Zone Electrophoresis Automated Fraction Collection for the Forensic Analysis of Sexual Assault Evidence GRF-STEM Continuations, FY 2019 University of Notre Dame IN 2017-IJ-CX-0003 $50,000 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 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2019-NE-BX-0004 $175,791 Open