Welcome to UF ICBR

The Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research is the University of Florida’s premium core research facility, providing world-class service and the latest in biotechnology instrumentation.

Designed to support the specialized research needs of a top ten university, UF ICBR provides unparalleled expertise through seven core service laboratories: Bioinformatics, Cytometry, Electron Microscopy, Gene Expression & Genotyping, Monoclonal Antibody, NextGen DNA Sequencing, and Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry. 

Our Cores

Single Cell Genomics on the 10X Genomics Chromium System Single Cell Genomics on the 10X Genomics Chromium System

Single Cell Genomics on the 10X Genomics Chromium System

The ICBR and UFHCC have partnered in the acquisition of new cutting-edge technology with the capability of analyzing gene structure and gene activity at the single cell level. The Chromium instrument developed by California-based 10X Genomics inc. pr...
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CRISPR at UF ICBR CRISPR at UF ICBR

CRISPR at UF ICBR

In collaboration with the UFHCC, ICBR is pleased to announce several new CRISPR genome editing services now available to the UF research community. The CRISPR/Cas9 system allows researchers to easily introduce deletions, insertions and edited DNA s...
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Is Your Monoclonal Antibody Authentic? Confirming Hybridoma Cell Line Identity by IgC cDNA Sequencing Is Your Monoclonal Antibody Authentic? Confirming Hybridoma Cell Line Identity by IgC cDNA Sequencing

Is Your Monoclonal Antibody Authentic? Confirming Hybridoma Cell Line Identity by IgC cDNA Sequencing

Steven J. Madore, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science, ICBR Yanping Zhang, Ph.D., Scientific Director, ICBR Gene Expression & Genotyping Core Angel Sampson, Ph.D., Scientific Director, ICBR Monoclonal Antibody Core Widespread reports of irrepro...
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Special ICBR Electron Miscroscopy Announcement Special ICBR Electron Miscroscopy Announcement

Special ICBR Electron Miscroscopy Announcement

The ICBR recently completed several upgrades to the cryoEM facility to enhance the performance of the FEI F20 FEG transmission electron microscope. Specifically, sound dampening walls and a dedicated HVAC system that could deliver sufficient cooling...
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ICBR Cytometry Acquires CTAC ICBR Cytometry Acquires CTAC

ICBR Cytometry Acquires CTAC

In an exciting development for the University of Florida research community, the Cytometry Core at the Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, or ICBR, is acquiring the McKnight Brain Institute’s Cell & Tissue Analysis Core, or CTA...
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ICBR Bioinformatics contributed to a study on Gestational Hypoxia-Induced Cardiac Anomalies ICBR Bioinformatics contributed to a study on Gestational Hypoxia-Induced Cardiac Anomalies

ICBR Bioinformatics contributed to a study on Gestational Hypoxia-Induced Cardiac Anomalies

ICBR Bioinformatics contributed to a study on “Mechanism Sharing Between Genetic and Gestational Hypoxia-Induced Cardiac Anomalies” Gestational hypoxia, such as seen in high-altitude pregnancy, has been known to affect cardiac development, yet th...
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