Forensic DNA Research and Development

Forensic DNA analysis has played a crucial role in the investigation and resolution of crimes and missing persons cases 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 two decades.

The table below lists all of the research and development projects that we have funded. You also may funded projects in specific areas of research, including:

Date Modified: November 17, 2015