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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: 2,552
Total Amount Awarded: $1,365,337,584

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2022 Assessment of the Added Value of New Quantitative Methodologies for the Analysis of Surface Soils in Forensic Soil Comparisons Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY NC 15PNIJ-21-GG-02711-SLFO $451,621 Open
2022 Comparative Evaluation of Genotyping Technologies for Investigative Genetic Genealogy in Sexual Assault Casework Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 BODE CELLMARK FORENSICS, INC. VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04143-MUMU $437,383 Open
2022 Enhanced mixture interpretation with long-read DNA sequencing Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-04159-RESS $484,798 Open
2022 Evaluation of the Occurrence and Associative Value of NonIdentifiable Fingermarks on Unfired Ammunition in Handguns for Evidence Supporting Proof of Criminal Possession, Use and Intent Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 STONEY FORENSIC, INC. VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-04192-RESS $330,044 Open
2022 Forensic STR Sequencing Nomenclature Resource Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-22-RO-0004 $541,034 Open
2022 Improved Nucleic Acid Recovery From Trace and Degraded Samples Using Affinity Purification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-04149-RESS $499,518 Open
2022 Pre-grouping of commingled human skeletal remains by elemental analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04151-SLFO $240,594 Open
2022 Research and Evaluation of the Implementation and Use of Continuous Probabilistic Genotyping Software to Improve the Interpretation of Forensic DNA Mixtures Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-02710-SLFO $377,311 Open
2022 Transfer, Persistence and DNA Source Attribution of Trace Biological Material in Digital Penetration Assault Cases Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04147-RESS $550,440 Open
2022 Validation of a Confirmatory Proteomic Mass Spectrometry Body Fluid Assay for Use in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 NEW YORK, CITY OF NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-02712-SLFO $105,592 Open
2021 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
2021 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
2021 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
2021 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
2021 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
2021 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
2021 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
2021 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
2021 Rapid DNA Crime Scene Sample Multi-Laboratory Evaluation Project NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2021 Federal Bureau of Investigation DJO-NIJ-21-RO-0004 $475,000 Open
2021 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
2021 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 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 Past Project Period End Date
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
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 Past Project Period End Date