Forensic DNA

Massively Parallel Sequencing

A new report covers the fundamentals of current platforms and chemistries. Review Massively Parallel Sequencing: Application to Forensics.

Funding Summary Reports

Cover of Fiscal Year 2015 Funding for DNA Analysis, Capacity Enhancement and Other Forensic Activities

Forensic DNA analysis has played a crucial role in the investigation and resolution of thousands of crimes since the late 1980s.

The demand for tools and technologies in all areas of forensic science, including DNA testing, far exceed the current capabilities of the field. To help meet that demand, the NIJ has funded forensic DNA research and development projects for over a decade.

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Date Modified: December 21, 2016‚Äč