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September

Dr. McCord received a $350K grant from NIJ

Bruce McCord received a $350,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice entitled " Rapid and selective extraction of male DNA from rape kits and other forensic evidence using pressure cycling." The proposal involves the application of high pressure pulsing combined with disulfide reducing agents for selective digestion of sperm cells and associated protamines followed by DNA extraction.

Dr. DeCaprio receives two grants totaling $793,044 over three years.

Dr. DeCaprio receives two grants totaling $793,044 over three years. "Dr. DeCaprio recently received two new research grants, one from the National Cancer Institute and one from the National Institute of Justice. The first grant is a research grant to develop new technology for measuring protein modifications as biomarkers of exposure to drugs, carcinogens, and environmental pollutants.

October

Dr. Almirall receives three new research awards.

Dr. Almirall has recently received 3 new research awards totaling $ 441,423. to support ongoing research in his laboratory. The National Institute of Justice has awarded a 2-year project to study chiral separations of controlled substances using electrospray ionization ion mobility spectrometry coupled to mass spectrometry. The US Homeland Security Center of Excellence at the University of Rhode Island has renewed a grant for $ 80,000.