Scientific Review

Access to biospecimens is based on availability, scientific merit of the proposal and approval by the NCTN CCSC. To generate a full proposal, the NCTN-CCSC Proposal Submission Form [DOC | 200 KB] must be completed and submitted to the NCTN Group contact(s).

A well-defined and compelling hypothesis, testing protocol, and statistical plan, along with a description of the type and number of biospecimens required for the project must be clearly described by the applicant. The application must include:

For more information about what the application should include, please refer to: NCTN-CCSC Proposal Submission Form [DOC | 200 KB]