Welcome SPARX3 Study staff, coordinators, and PIs. This section encompasses study specific tools and resources for your reference. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas please contact biosend@iu.edu or by phone directly at (317)278-0594.

Specimen Table

Cohort Population Genomic DNA Plasma Whole Blood Serum

Study Resources

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the SPARX3 Kit Request Module. This link will direct you to a REDCap database where study coordinators and staff may request kits, individual supplies, and/or labels. Please allow a total of two weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.

SPARX3 Kit Request System

Study Specific Sample Notification Forms

Please use the below downloadable form to collect information on specimen patient, subject demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed (biosend@iu.edu) or faxed (317-278-1100) prior to shipment. If you complete the form on the website, you can choose to have it emailed automatically to us. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.

Sample Record and Shipment Notification Form (pdf)

SPARX3 Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual was created specifically for the SPARX3 study. Please feel free to explore the manual through the hyperlinked ‘Table of Contents’. Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed at to Claire Wegel (317-278-6158) for further clarification.

SPARX3 Manual of Procedures

SPARX3 Training Slides

These slides correspond to BioSEND SPARX3 protocol training. Refresher training is available upon request by contacting biosend@iu.edu.

SPARX3 Training Slides

SPARX3 Training Videos

Coming Soon

SPARX3 Site Listing

  • Boston University (Charles River Campus)

  • Cleveland Clinic

  • Columbia University Medical Center

  • Emory University

  • Iowa State University

  • Kent State University

  • Louisiana State University

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester

  • New York University Langone Health

  • Northwestern University

  • Ohio Health

  • Oregon Health & Science University

  • Rush University Medical Center

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • University of Alberta

  • University of California, San Francisco

  • University of Cincinnati

  • University of Colorado, Denver

  • University of Florida

  • University of Michigan

  • University of Minnesota

  • University of Pennsylvania

  • University of Pittsburgh

  • University of Southern California

  • University of Texas Medical Branch

  • University of Texas San Antonio

  • University of Utah

  • University of Virginia

  • Washington University St. Louis

  • Wildred Laurier University of Canada