Acknowledgment & Co-authorship

All work performed in any of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences shared facilities should be acknowledged in scholarly reports, presentations, posters, papers, and all other publications. Proper acknowledgment provides a visible measure of the impact of the Huck Institutes shared facilities and is essential for our continued funding. 

When to Acknowledge or Provide Co-Authorship 

  • Include an acknowledgement any time the Flow Cytometry 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.  

Format for Acknowledgment 

Please acknowledge us as “Penn State Flow Cytometry Facility-Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, University Park PA

Notify Facility of Acknowledgement

Please notify the Flow Cytometry Facility when your scholarly report, presentation, poster, or paper containing a facility acknowledgement is published. Accurately quantifying the impact of our facility helps to keep the facility open and available.

NIH and NSF Grant Attribution

Language for how our facilities may be described in grant proposals to both the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation can be found here.