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

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.

Links to the NIJ award pages can be found here:


By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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