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CIty of Oakland FY 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction Program

Award Information

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Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $325,750)

The City of Oakland is the applicant fiscal agent for the proposed project, and the Oakland Police Department is the implementing agency. The goals for this project are: 1) Acquisition of two real-time PCR (DNA quantitation) instruments for the Forensic Biology Unit; 2) maintain continuing education and training for the thirteen Forensic Biology Unit Scientists; 3) DNA typing reagents and supplies for the analysis DNA cases to reduce backlog; and 4) service contracts for two capillary electrophoresis instruments, two real-time PCR instruments and one multi-channel robot.


Date Created: September 13, 2019