Acknowledgment and 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 Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry 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 Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Facility - University Park, PA

Notify Facility of Acknowledgement

Please notify the Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry 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.