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New Awards Received

Department of Forensic and Investigative Science

Dr. Arati Iyengar received funding from the National Institute of Justice to develop and validate novel methods for recovering multiple molecular analytes from biological samples, enabling comprehensive analysis while aligning with established workflows through extensive testing and collaboration with forensic practitioners.

Dr. Luis Arroyo and Dr. Tatiana Trejos received funding from the National Institute of Justice to address the U.S. gun epidemic by making technological advancements in forensics, enhancing the technical skills of the workforce, and increasing knowledge of gunshot residue transfer and persistence.