Intermountain Precision Genomics Call for Research Proposals

Intermountain Healthcare’s mission is to help people live the healthiest lives possible. Translational research has an important role in leading us to accomplish that mission. We strive to support researchers and investigators by combining expertise in next generation sequencing with emphasis on projects in precision medicine. Our access to samples through the Intermountain Biorepository and the Intermountain Healthcare Network for prospective and retrospective studies will leverage your best ideas. We aim to help you link genomics to innovation.

Our Summer 2018 call for research proposals is now closed. We will be announcing awards by October 1, 2018. Thank you to all investigators who made submissions.

We are now calling for brief research proposals to be submitted by groups interested in using Intermountain Precision Genomics next generation sequencing services for precision medicine applications. Intermountain Precision Genomics will match up $100,000 for proposals that are innovative, creative, and advance our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible. Funds are designated to cover costs of procuring, preparing, and sequencing samples at Intermountain, and exclude indirect costs and investigator salaries.

Submitted proposals will be held confidential.

Winter Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019

Selected projects will be announced by April 12, 2019.

Submission Form

Please use the following outline for submissions; include at least the information requested below. A non-disclosure agreement can be arranged if intellectual property intends to be included in the application.

Contact Information

  • Principal investigator
  • Address and contact information
  • Affiliation name and address
  • PIs biosketch as per NIH format.

Study Information

  • Study title
  • Date
  • Study hypothesis
  • Primary outcome(s)
  • Secondary outcome(s) - if applicable
  • Brief (one to two paragraphs) background describing the purpose of this study. The background should be used to provide the rationale for this study and reference to existing or preliminary data.
  • Study design
  • Subject inclusion and exclusion criteria
  • Additional information (sample description/requirements, analysis methods, etc)
  • Funding Statement of financial conflict of interest disclosure

Please submit proposals by regular mail, electronic mail or fax with attention to the Research Review Committee.

Contact us for more information or questions.

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