The summary for the NIJ FY06 Forensic DNA Research and Development Federal Grant is detailed below.
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Law Justice and Legal Services Science and Technology
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Cooperative Agreement Other
National Institute of Justice Research, Evaluation, and Development Project Grants
Current Application Deadline:
No deadline provided
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Nov 17, 2005
Nov 16, 2005
Nov 16, 2005
Dec 17, 2005
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The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks proposals for research and development to enhance the forensic uses of DNA technology. This solicitation focuses on technologies that result in faster, more robust, more informative, less costly, or less labor-intensive identification, collection, preservation, and/or analysis of DNA evidence collected from crime scenes. Priority will be given to proposals focusing on the following: 1. Software tools for mixture interpretation of DNA data from casework samples. 2. Physical separation of the components of a mixture. 3. Automated sperm searches. 4. Body fluid/cell type identification. 5. Preliminary genetic determination of probative evidentiary samples. 6. Identification and/or characterization of genetic marker systems that have the potential to reveal additional or more powerful information about the source of the biological evidence. 7. Improved tools for examining aged, degraded, limited, damaged, or otherwise compromised DNA evidence.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"