The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Acknowledgement in publication

How to properly acknowledge the Genomics Core Facility in publication

All work performed in any Huck Institutes shared facilities should be acknowledged in scholarly reports, presentations, posters, papers, and all other publications.


Why acknowledge us


Proper acknowledgment provides a visible measure of the impact of the Huck Institutes shared facilities and is thus essential for our continued funding.


When to acknowledge


  • Any time the Genomics Core Facility provides services that support your research.
  • If a staff member has made a significant intellectual contribution beyond routine sample analysis, please consider co-authorship.


Where to acknowledge


  • Scholarly reports
  • Presentations
  • Posters
  • Papers
  • Publications


Format for the acknowledgment


  • Please acknowledge us as "Penn State Genomics Core Facility - University Park, PA"
  • Publications from work performed on the Illumina HiSeq 2500 should acknowledge NSF-MRI award DBI-1229046, (Axtell et al, 2012).