The UA College of Medicine – Phoenix's Flow Cytometry Core requires formal acknowledgement in any publication, grant proposal, poster, scholarly report or presentation that contain data generated using instrumentation within the core.
All work involving significant intellectual contributions by core personnel should receive authorship on publications, posters, reports and presentations.
Why should you acknowledge the Flow Cytometry Core?
Research Cores, such as the Flow Cytometry Core, are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their value in the academic enterprise. A quantifiable measure of the impact of core facilities is the number of publications and grant submissions that utilize core services. Thus, proper acknowledgement of these contributions in publications and in grant proposals is essential for ensuring that the Flow Cytometry Core receives continued financial support. The better we can demonstrate our positive impact on the research enterprise at the College of Medicine – Phoenix, the stronger the case we can make for keeping costs down, necessary upgrades and increased services that will advance your research program!
Verbiage for Acknowledgement to the Flow Cytometry Core
The following language would be appropriate for acknowledgement in the Materials and Methods section:
- “___________ was performed by the Flow Cytometry Core Facility at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix.“
The following language would be appropriate for acknowledgement at the end of the manuscript:
- “We thank Dr. Mrinalini Kala, director of the Flow Cytometry Core at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, for providing flow cytometry service.“
Please help us keep track of the core’s contributions to research on campus by letting us know when your research is published or a grant is awarded. Send us a link to your publication, too, so that we can feature it on our website!