Intermountain Precision Genomics is now calling for brief research proposals to be submitted by groups interested in using NGS ONE Genomic Services high-throughput sequencing either in conjunction with the Intermountain Biorepository or as standalone sequencing services for precision medicine applications.
Intermountain Precision Genomics will fund up to $200,000 total investment for proposals that are innovative, creative, and advance our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible. Funds are designated to cover upcoming costs of procuring, preparing, and sequencing samples at Intermountain, and exclude indirect costs, investigator salaries, and expenses already incurred in the acquisition and preparation of project samples. All awarded funding must be expended at Intermountain facilities and cannot be disbursed to third parties.
Applications will be evaluated by a panel of scientists from different biomedical disciplines and should be written for this audience. Projects will be evaluated on the likelihood of providing scientific impact and influence on the research field involved using the National Institutes of Health (NIH) review criteria of assessing significance, innovation, and approach. It is expected that project awards will result in one or more peer-reviewed publications and provide pilot data for larger collaborative endeavors or extramural grant applications.
The following applicant organizations are eligible to apply:
- Institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits other than institutions of higher education
- Small businesses
- For-profit organizations including commercial, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries (other than small businesses)
Non-United States (U.S.) institutions or foreign components of U.S. organizations are NOT eligible to apply.
Email email@example.com to request an application. After receipt, use the application template to submit proposals and return via email with attention to the Research Review Committee.
Submitted proposals will be held confidential. A non-disclosure agreement can be arranged if intellectual property intends to be included in the application.
Spring submission deadline: April 30, 2019.
Selected projects will be announced by May 31, 2019.