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Acknowledgements of specific instrument use and/or core service, is a metric tracked by both the institution and NIH as a measure of core productivity. Please consider acknowledging the core and/or staff in your publications. For more substantial contributions including preparation of new histology or staining protocols, significant contributions to your experiment design, and/or data collection, please consider co-authorship as that too is considered a metric of success.
Please acknowledge the Core as:
“Molecular Pathology Core at the College of Medicine, University of Florida” and if applicable, name of the staff member who was instrumental in your work.
The review of new applications for NIH-funded shared instrumentation grants (SIG) now include an evaluation of the track record of usage of instruments supported by previous SIG awards. For those using the Leica 7000 which was acquired through a shared instrumentation grant from NIH, please use the following:
“This work utilized a LEICA 7000 laser microdissection microscope that was purchased with funding from a National Institutes of Health SIG grant 1S10OD016350-01.”