CSU Animal Sciences Professor Receives Two Grants Totaling $1.2 million
Dr. Jessica Metcalf awarded $1.2 million by the Department of Justice
Dr. Jessica Metcalf and colleagues at Sam Houston State University and UC San Diego will split two grants valued at $1.2 million that has been awarded by the National Institute of Justice and the Department of Justice. The studies will focus on estimating the postmortem interval (PMI) using changes in the microbiome in crime scenes.
- Human Decomposition: Effect of Indoor Versus Outdoor Decomposition on the Microbiome of Human Cadavers and Implications for Future Forensic Research
- Estimating the postmortem interval of human skeletal remains using rapid, inexpensive microbiome tools