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

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seven specialty core labs
UF | ICBR provides the research community with one of the most comprehensive collections of core research facilities on the University of Florida campus.

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UF | ICBR by the Numbers

UF | ICBR in 2020

7,480

Completed Service Requests

98

UF Departments Served

20

UF | ICBR Staff in Publications

22

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Our Cores

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BIOINFORMATICS

Offers bioinformatics consulting and data analysis services to help researchers analyze and understand the large data sets acquired from next generation sequencing and array-based technologies. We coordinate closely with other UF | ICBR cores…more

CYTOMETRY

Offers project consulting, experimental design and optimization as well as data analysis services to help researchers with large-scale and small-scale experiments acquired on our sorters and cytometry instruments. We coordinate closely with other UF | ICBR cores…more

ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

Supports visualizing microscopic structures through imaging projects and user training. Service categories include: room temperature and cryo transmission and scanning electron microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy, sample preparation and training…more

GENE EXPRESSION & GENOTYPING

Provides technical services and consultation on Single Cell RNA-Seq, RNA-Seq, 16s metagenomics and Affymetrix gene expression arrays. High-throughput RNA-seq libraries, 16s libraries and sequencing capture libraries…more

MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY

Develops new mouse monoclonal antibodies for investigators to use in basic and applied research. Major service categories include: immunization of mice, cell fusion, cell cloning, screening by ELISA and Western blot, monoclonal antibody production, purification and labeling…more

NEXTGEN DNA SEQUENCING

Provides researchers with quality, massively parallel, high-throughput sequencing data using the most current instrumentation. We currently support the most popular platforms: Illumina NextSeq500, MiSeq, HiSeq3000 and the Pacific Biosciences SEQUEL system…more

PROTEOMICS & MASS SPECTROMETRY

Provides tools for fast, accurate, high throughput biomolecular separation and characterization. Studying at the protein level allows researchers to investigate how proteins, their dynamics, modifications, and interactions affect cellular processes …more


Working on a big project? At UF | ICBR, we're optimized for cross-core collaboration.

Locations

MAIN FACILITY:

Cancer & Genetics Research Complex

(Supports all UF | ICBR cores)
CGRC South Wing
2033 Mowry  Road
Gainesville, FL 32610
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SATELLITE FACILITY:

McKnight Brain Institute

(Supports UF | ICBR Cytometry)
MBI L3-160
1149 Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610
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SATELLITE FACILITY:

Microbiology and Cell Science Building

(Supports UF | ICBR Electron Microscopy)
MCSB Room 1012
1355 Museum Drive
Gainesville, FL 32608
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