Instrument Spotlight: PacBio Sequel

GAIN A COMPREHENSIVE VIEW OF GENOMES, TRANSCRIPTOMES, AND EPIGENOMES – Create high-quality whole genome de novo assemblies of eukaryotic organisms – Survey large population cohorts and resolve structural variants – Read full-length transcripts to characterize isoform diversity – Target all variant types across relevant genomic regions – Detect epigenetic modifications simultaneously Get Started: Contact ICBR...
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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. provides two unique key technologies to the UF research community. In one application, the instrument uses synthetic gel...
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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 sequences into mammalian cell genomes. It can be used to introduce very specific surgical edits to any gene and can in...
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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 with minimal air current and temperature fluctuations better than +/- 1° F were installed.  IFAS and Microbiology and Cell...
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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 CTAC. After several fruitful discussions, ICBR and MBI leadership recognized an opportunity to provide even more services to drive research....
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