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Active Grants

Many of our faculty receive federal funding for their research. Browse active grants below.

Award Description

Primary Sponsor

Principal Investigator

Forensic Toxicological Screening/Confirmation of 500+ Designer Drugs by LC-QTOF-MS and LC-QqQ-MS Analysis

U.S. Department of Justice

De Caprio, Anthony

Novel Blood Protein Modification Assay for Retrospective Detection of Drug Exposure.

National Institute of Justice

De Caprio, Anthony

DNA methylation analysis using High Resolution Melt for body fluid identification in forensic sciences

National Institute of Justice

Mc Cord, Bruce

Electrochemical and Colorimetric Aptamer-Based Sensors for Rapid On-site Screening of Synthetic Cannabinoids in Seized Substances and Biological samples.

National Institute of Justice

Xiao, Yi

Ultrahigh speed Direct PCR. A method for obtaining STR based genotypes in under 6 minutes.

U.S. Department of Justice

McCord, Bruce

Characterization and comparison of tape evidence using elemental profiling methods and chemometric analyses

National Institute of Justice

Almirall, Jose

Strengthening the Evaluation and Interpretation of Glass Evidence using statistical analysis of collection sets and databases of refractive index and elemental data (uXRF, ICP-MS and LA-ICP-MS)

National Institute of Justice

Almirall, Jose

The Application of Gold Nanoparticles for the Trace Detection of Synthetic Cannabinoids in Saliva and Urine by Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy.

National Institute of Justice

McCord, Bruce

Exploring the Effects of the Generalization-Discrimination Balance and Odor Availability in Odor Detection Canines

Office of Naval Research

Furton, Kenneth G

Development of Improved Extraction/Purification Methods for LC-QqQ-MS Analysis of Novel Psychoactive Substances

U.S. Department of Justice

De Caprio, Anthony

Optimization of Pretreatment Parameters in Hair Analysis for Drugs of Abuse and Understanding Protein-Drug Interactions

National Institute of Justice

De Caprio, Anthony

Non-destructive, enhanced collection and recovery form difficult forensic samples, improving the "front end" process of DNA typing

U.S. Department of Justice

Mills,De Etta kay

Novel Blood Protein Modification Assay for Retrospective Detection of Drug Exposure - Development and Validation

National Institute of Justice

De Caprio, Anthony

Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS), Phase I IUCRC Site at FIU

National Science Foundation

Almirall, Jose

Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS), Phase I IUCRC Site at FIU

National Science Foundation

Mills, De Etta Kay

Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS), Phase I IUCRC Site at FIU

National Science Foundation

Furton, Kenneth G

Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS), Phase I IUCRC Site at FIU

National Science Foundation

Almirall, Jose

Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS), Phase I IUCRC Site at FIU

National Science Foundation

De Caprio, Anthony