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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UPDATE: ICBR Continues to Provide Support to UF Community UPDATE: ICBR Continues to Provide Support to UF Community

UPDATE: ICBR Continues to Provide Support to UF Community

With the progression of recent events, there are a lot of questions about how it affects ICBR users. Please see below, important changes that could impact your experience at ICBR. These changes will be in place for the foreseeable future. Please refe...
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BI associate scientist contributes to two publications BI associate scientist contributes to two publications

BI associate scientist contributes to two publications

Bioinformatics associate scientist Fahong Yu, Ph.D. provided research assistance in two recent publications (2019). Oral epithelial cells (OEC) that line the oral cavity are the first line of defense against pathogenic organisms including viruses tha...
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BI assistant scientist develops a tool for stratifying cancer patients BI assistant scientist develops a tool for stratifying cancer patients

BI assistant scientist develops a tool for stratifying cancer patients

Bioinformatics assistant scientist Tongjun Gu Ph.D. has developed an advanced deep learning method to stratify cancer patients into clinically relevant subgroups and further identify the potential biomarkers between the subgroups. This will help with...
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ICBR Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry (PM) aims to bring single-cell proteomics and metabolomics technologies to customers ICBR Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry (PM) aims to bring single-cell proteomics and metabolomics technologies to customers

ICBR Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry (PM) aims to bring single-cell proteomics and metabolomics technologies to customers

The cell is the basic unit of life. For multicellular organisms like animals and plants, each cell is different. Due to limited sensitivity, conventional ‘omic analyses require the input of tissues, organs or a mixture of thousands of cells, where ...
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Important Upcoming Billing Dates Important Upcoming Billing Dates

Important Upcoming Billing Dates

University of Florida and ICBR core labs will be officially closed during the UF holiday: Wednesday, December 25, through Wednesday, January 1. No samples or other packages can be accepted during this holiday closure time. Please coordinate with indi...
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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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