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. 

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A New Method to Examine Human Dopamine Transporter in Peripheral Blood A New Method to Examine Human Dopamine Transporter in Peripheral Blood

A New Method to Examine Human Dopamine Transporter in Peripheral Blood 

A team of UF neuroscientists led by Habibeh Khoshbouei, Ph.D., Pharm.D., Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry in the UF College of Medicine, has recently discovered a novel method using blood-borne immune cells to study the role of the neurotrans...
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Dr. Tongjun Gu, from ICBR Bioinformatics, Improves Discovery Pipeline Dr. Tongjun Gu, from ICBR Bioinformatics, Improves Discovery Pipeline

Dr. Tongjun Gu, from ICBR Bioinformatics, Improves Discovery Pipeline

Bioinformatics assistant scientist Tongjun Gu Ph.D. has improved the pipeline for discovering ncRNA editing sites from four human cancers. Published in JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, Clinical Relevance of Noncoding Adenosine-to-Inosine RNA Editing ...
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The Beast is Here!  ICBR Launches the NovaSeq 6000 DNA Sequencer The Beast is Here! ICBR Launches the NovaSeq 6000 DNA Sequencer

The Beast is Here! ICBR Launches the NovaSeq 6000 DNA Sequencer

Dr. Steven Madore, ICBR Associate Director for Science and UFHCC Associate Director for Shared Resources, next to the new NovaSeq6000 (“the Beast“) with ICBR NGS Core Scientific Director Dr. David Moraga. The ICBR NextGen DNA Sequencing Core pro...
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The Luminex FLEXMAP 3D®  System – A Multiplexed Analytical Platform for  Novel Biomarker Discovery The Luminex FLEXMAP 3D® System – A Multiplexed Analytical Platform for Novel Biomarker Discovery

The Luminex FLEXMAP 3D® System – A Multiplexed Analytical Platform for Novel Biomarker Discovery

Figure 1. Luminex bead architecture technology ICBR Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry (PM) Core is now offering access to the Luminex FLEXMAP 3D®   analytical platform for discovering and validation of protein biomarkers across a wide range of di...
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Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul receives NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul receives NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal

Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul receives NASA's Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal

Congratulations to UF’s Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul on receiving the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal this past September! The prestigious award is reserved for individual efforts that are in line with NASA’s mission and have resulted in cons...
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Introducing Core Directors’ Open Consultation Meetings Introducing Core Directors’ Open Consultation Meetings

Introducing Core Directors' Open Consultation Meetings

In a continued effort to provide accessible and specialized expertise to our users, UF ICBR is proud to announce our Core Directors’ Open Consultation Meetings. Each month we will be available for a two hour walk-in session to discuss the best appr...
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