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Acknowledge Funders

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) requires that all researchers who receive funding or professional development from any Boise State Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) acknowledge this support. Here are citation examples and logos you can use. Please put these at the end or bottom of the material to acknowledge support in research and outreach:

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NIH Grants Policy Statement, 4.2.1 Acknowledgment of Federal Funding

“In accordance with Public Law 101-166, Section 511, known as the Steven’s Amendment, all HHS recipients must acknowledge Federal funding when issuing statements, press releases, requests for proposals, bid invitations, and other documents describing projects or programs funded in whole or in part with Federal money.” (retrieved on 4/26/24

COBRE in Matrix Biology / Biomolecular Research Core Facility (BRCF)* acknowledgment example

We acknowledge support from the Institutional Development Awards (IDeA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Grants #P20GM103408, P20GM109095, P30GM154497, and P20GM148321. We also acknowledge support from The Biomolecular Research Core Facility at Boise State, RRID:SCR_019174, with funding from the National Science Foundation, Grants #0619793, 0923535, and 2320410; the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust; Lori and Duane Stueckle, and the Idaho State Board of Education.

When appropriate, also add

Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NIH.

Convergent Engineering and Biomolecular Science (CEBS) COBRE / Fabrication, Characterization, and Testing (FaCT) Core** acknowledgment example

This project [or research] utilized resources [or cite specific instruments, tools, or services] in the Boise State University FaCT Core Facility, RRID: SCR_024733, which receives support from the National Institutes of Health [NIH] under the Institutional Development Awards [IDeA] Program of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences [NIGMS] via grants #P20GM148321 [CEBS COBRE], P20GM103408 [Idaho INBRE], P20GM109095 and P30GM154497 [COBRE in Matrix Biology].

When appropriate, also add

Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NIH.


*BRCF includes the Biomolecular Research Core (BRCF), Biomedical Research Vivarium (BRV) Core, and the Biomechanics & Mechanobiology (BMMB) facilities.

**FaCT Core includes the Biomechanics & Mechanobiology (BMMB), Boise State Center for Materials Characterization (BSCMC), Idaho Microfabrication Laboratory (IML) and the Research Machining and Engineering (RME) facilities.

Recent Projects and Awards Table

Project TitleProject Start & End DateAward SponsorSponsor Award NumberProject PI Full Name
COBRE in Matrix Biology Phase 32024 - 2029National Institutes of Health/DHHSP30GM154497National Institutes of Health/DHHS
Convergence of Engineering and Biomolecular Science Research COBRE Phase 14/6/2023 - 1/31/2028National Institutes of Health/DHHSP20GM148321Browning ,Jim
MRI: Acquisition of a Liquid Chromatography–High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Sy6/3/2023 - 8/31/2026National Science Foundation2320410Pu, Xinzhu
Development of Cold Atmospheric Pressure Plasma to Improve Seed Quality and Safe12/18/2023 - 12/31/2025Idaho State Department of Agriculture2023 SCBGP-FB (11104)Cornell, Kenneth
Southwest Idaho Bridges To Baccalaureate Program8/1/2022 - 7/31/2024National Institutes of Health/DHHST34GM146634Jorcyk, Cheryl
COBRE in Matrix Biology Phase 26/1/2019 - 5/31/2024National Institutes of Health/DHHSP20GM109095Oxford, Julia
Bone Repair and Regeneration -- Partners in Science2/24/2022 - 4/30/2024Murdock (M.J.) Charitable Trust202119722:02/24/2022Oxford, Julia
Mechanisms for Matrix-dependent BBB Dysfunction5/12/2020 - 4/30/2024National Institutes of Health/DHHSR01NS110934Beard, Richard
Idaho INBRE Program, BSU block award4/16/2006 - 4/30/2024NIH (federal flow-through), University of IdahoP20GM103408Oxford, Julia
Clinical and Translational Research Infrastructure Network, subaward7/1/2013 - 6/30/2023NIH (federal flow-through), University of Las VegasU54GM104944Bond, Laura
Signaling Mechanisms in Doxorubicin-induced Disruption, subaward5/1/2019 - 4/30/2021NIH (federal flow-through), University of IdahoP20GM103408Pu, Xinzhu
Mechanisms for Oncostatin M Induced TAMP Repression and Barrier Dysfunction7/1/2017 - 7/30/2020American Heart Association17SD33660381Beard, Richard
COBRE in Matrix Biology Phase 18/1/2014 - 5/31/2019National Institutes of Health/DHHSP20GM109095Oxford, Julia
Role of Autophagy in Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, subaward7/3/2018 - 5/5/2019NIH (federal flow-through), University of IdahoP20GM103408Pu, Xinzhu
MALDI TOF/Mass Spectrometry11/20/2014 - 1/31/2016Murdock (M.J.) Charitable Trust2014092: MNL: 11/20/2014Oxford, Julia
Extramural Research Facilities Construction, BRV12/12/2009 - 6/30/2015National Institutes of Health/DHHSC06RR020533Rudin, Mark
MRI: Acquisition of a Confocal Microscope for Multidisciplinary Research and Education8/2/2006 - 8/31/2008National Science Foundation0619793Oxford, Julie
MRI: Acquisition of an LC-MS for Multidisciplinary Research and Education8/15/2009 - 8/31/2012National Science Foundation0923535Cornell, Kenneth