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Collaboration Guidelines

General Rules
  • If you are not an existing GUSTO / S-PRESTO collaborator, please read the following guidelines and express your interest in this form. We will connect you with the appropriate cohort investigator to initiate the conversation. The investigator can provide guidance on relevant considerations and identify any potential overlaps with previously approved projects.
  • Each form submitted requires a main applicant and GUSTO/S-PRESTO Form Lead Investigator (FLI). If the applicant is a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow or other trainee, he/ she must be supervised by a GUSTO/S-PRESTO investigator.
  • Applicant shall comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations related to the use and distribution of data, including but not limited to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act 2012 and the Singapore Human Biomedical Research Act 2015.
  • All forms submitted will be reviewed by the GUSTO/S-PRESTO Executive Committee (Exec).
Data/Biospecimen Request (Form A)
  • Applicants may request for data and/or biospecimen by submitting a Form A on the Form Application System (FAS). Please refer to the user guide for more details.
  • Data/biospecimen will be released under the study’s terms and conditions upon approval.
  • Upon approval, Data Scientist will initiate the data release process. If curated data is unavailable for an approved Form A, raw data would be provided for analysis if requested by the applicant. The download link for analysis dataset would be shared with the applicant and FLI.
  • Applicant is responsible for ensuring
    • Data/biospecimen received is not distributed to anyone else not involved in project. No secondary analysis should be undertaken without approval from the Exec.
    • Completion of research presentation/publication within 24 months of Form A approval. The validity period of Form As can be extended further upon approval.
Manuscript/Abstract Submission Request (Form B)
  • All public presentation of data (manuscripts/abstracts for poster & oral) derived from GUSTO/S-PRESTO data/biospecimen must be communicated to the Exec for approval. This can be done by submitting a Form B on Form Application System (FAS). Please refer to the user guide for more details.
  • Applicant is responsible for ensuring –
    • Appropriate acknowledgement is added in the presentation material.
    • Data used/generated from analyses are archived with the Data Management Team.

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