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Your Environment. Your Health.

Submit a Proposal PEGS: Personalized Environment and Genes Study

PEGS: Personalized Environment and Genes Study

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To submit a research concept proposal, please review Policies and Process for scientific collaborations.

The PEGS Scientific Collaboration Guidelines (106KB) provides detailed guidelines for submitting a research concept proposal.

For questions about the PEGS collaborative research process, please refer to the FAQs or contact the PEGS Executive Leadership Committee (ELC). You will be contacted by a member of the PEGS ELC within 90 days of submission of your research concept proposal.

Research Concept Proposal Form

Collaborator Information

Please use your last name and 1–3 word short description as your Project Title.

Support Information

If funding is not yet available, please indicate anticipated primary funding source.

Collaboration Details

Please list investigators/personnel who will be involved in the study conduct and data analysis and their roles.

Please note, this abstract may be made publicly available as part of a list of ongoing PEGS collaborations if it is approved.

Examples include challenges with recruitment, sample size and power concerns, addition of new data/specimen collection procedures, etc.

DNA Samples

Note: If you are interested in other sample types, please contact the PEGS Study Team for more information.

Project Summary

Upload a summary of your project. This summary should be 2-5 pages with no appendices and should include the following points, where relevant:

  1. Background/study rationale
  2. For genetic studies:
    1. A short summary for each candidate gene, including any previous genetic studies
    2. For each gene, provide a list of specific SNPs to be genotyped with:
      1. dbSNP rs# if available
      2. Frequency of the SNPs in the specific population of interest
      3. Relevance to function, clinical trait, or disease (if known)
    3. Prevalence (estimation) of clinical trait or disease in selected population, if known
  3. Study hypothesis(es) to be tested
  4. Description and rationale for desired data from PEGS (survey data, demographic data, genetic data etc.)
  5. Specific aims and plans
  6. Primary and secondary outcomes
  7. Description of desired case and control populations (gender, race/ethnicity, age, genotype, phenotype, etc.)
  8. Details of study design
  9. Statistical analysis plan including power analysis
  10. Any other relevant supporting data

You may upload the following file types: txt, pdf, doc, docx. Maximum file size 99 MB.

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