National Center for Forensic Science

Recently Awarded NIJ Grants

Congratulations to our NCFS faculty and students for their 2016 National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awards!  Each year NIJ funds research projects across the criminal justice field.  At the National Center for Forensic Science we are proud to continue contributing to advancements in forensic science research with these awards for Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes.

Grants:

Dr. Jack Ballantyne and Dr. Erin Hanson: “Human Organ Tissue Identification by Targeted RNA Deep Sequencing to Aid in the Investigation of Shooting and Other Traumatic Bodily Injury Incidents”

Dr. Candice Bridge: “Characterization of personal and condom lubricants using DART-TOFMS and comprehensive-GC-MS”

Fellowships:

Danielle Green: “Characterization and Quantification of Microbial Degradation of Sexual Lubricants”

Yasmine Moustafa: “Characterization of personal and condom lubricants using DART-TOFMS and comprehensive GC-MS”

Learn more about National Institute of Justice awards on their website.