Bioinformatics

ICBR-Bioinformatics@ad.ufl.edu   ///  (352) 273-8049   ///    RRID: SCR_019120
Bioinformatics Consulting, Data Analytics, Single-Cell Analysis, Metagenomics & More

CORE OVERVIEW

The Bioinformatics core offers bioinformatics consulting and data analytics to help researchers analyze and understand the large data sets acquired from next generation sequencing and array-based technologies. We coordinate closely with other ICBR cores (Next-Gen Sequencing, Gene Expression, Cytometry, and Proteomics) on shared projects. 

We collaborate with researchers in designing experiments and analyzing complex datasets by applying various data-analytical and theoretical methods, mathematical modeling and computational techniques.  We develop and operate comprehensive pipelines enabling large-scale data processing, including NGS data analysis (e.g., RNA-Seq, DNA-Seq, methyl-Seq and ChIP-Seq) single-cell analysistranscriptome and genome annotation (project-based EST/genomic sequence assembly, annotation and gene prediction) microarray-based data analysis (statistical and functional data analysis from major microarray platforms) variant detection and metagenomics (characterization of microbial communities).

Bioinformatics staff members have extensive experience in bioinformatics, genomics, transcriptomics and translational informatics in plant, animal and microbial systems. Our expertise includes big data analysis, statistical analysis, software development and high-performance computing. We strive to be scientific collaborators – rather than just service providers – using our expertise and skills to ensure the success of your projects.

Our services are offered at a standard hourly rate, and can be accessed on a fee-for-service basis or as long-term collaborations.

CORE NEWS

Important Dates for Fiscal Year End Important Dates for Fiscal Year End
Important Dates for Fiscal Year End
Please note: Due to the Fiscal Year End, the last invoices to process for FY2022 will be created on Monday, June 13th.  Due to Fiscal Year End, ICBR’s upcoming billing schedule will be altered as follows: 12/12/2022 – Last invoices generated in 2022 12/19/2022 at noon – Deadline to submit disputes for 2022 payment. If you have expiring funds, please work with your core laboratory contact to make sure your project is completed and billed before the 6/13/2022 invoices are posted. ...
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Important Dates for Fiscal Year End
ICBR Closed over Thanksgiving Holiday ICBR Closed over Thanksgiving Holiday
ICBR Closed over Thanksgiving Holiday
ICBR will be closed Thursday (November 24th) and Friday (November 25th) for the Thanksgiving holiday. We here at ICBR are thankful for you, and hope you enjoy the holiday!   Normal business hours will resume on Monday, November 28th.     ...
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ICBR Closed over Thanksgiving Holiday
Scientific expedition to study human impact on Florida Everglades Scientific expedition to study human impact on Florida Everglades
Scientific expedition to study human impact on Florida Everglades
Scientific expedition to study human impact on Florida Everglades A team of five that includes a female University of Florida professor as its lead scientist will embark Thursday on a dangerous trek across the Florida Everglades to assess the impact of humans on the world’s largest subtropical wilderness. The group will retrace an 1897 canoe journey that was first completed by explorer and scientist Hugh de Laussat Willoughby. Tracie Baker, an associate professor of environmental and global h...
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Scientific expedition to study human impact on Florida Everglades
Big Changes for ICBR Electron Microscopy Core in 2023 Big Changes for ICBR Electron Microscopy Core in 2023
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We are excited to announce that our EM core is going to be relocated entirely in CGRC. The move should not only offer our users additional convenience with a singular location and increased proximity to our peer cores, but the renovation will provide our users with a revamped lab space that will expand the capabilities and offerings of our EM team. We are very excited about the next steps, but there is still a lot of work left to do. EM is currently doing their best to facilitate this move while...
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Big Changes for ICBR Electron Microscopy Core in 2023
ICBR Announces Special Pilot Grant Opportunity ICBR Announces Special Pilot Grant Opportunity
ICBR Announces Special Pilot Grant Opportunity
DEADLINE EXTENDED: ICBR Announces Special Pilot Grant Opportunity The mission of ICBR is to champion and enable scientific discovery and innovation throughout the University of Florida research community by providing access to world-class biotechnology expertise and instrumentation. To introduce the UF research community to the use of Oxford Nanopore Technology PromethION nanopore DNA sequencing, the ICBR is requesting pilot project proposals utilizing this technology for funding consideration. ...
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ICBR Announces Special Pilot Grant Opportunity
Repeat performance: UF again ranked No. 5 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report Repeat performance: UF again ranked No. 5 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report
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Repeat performance: UF again ranked No. 5 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report UF News For the second year in a row, the University of Florida is listed as one of the top five public research universities in the nation, according to the 2023 Best Colleges rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. The No. 5 recognition reaffirms UF’s status as an academic powerhouse in research, innovation, educational excellence, student outcomes and technology transfer. ...
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Repeat performance: UF again ranked No. 5 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report
ICBR’s Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul Recognized at ISSR&D 2022 ICBR’s Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul Recognized at ISSR&D 2022
ICBR's Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul Recognized at ISSR&D 2022
ICBR’s Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul Recognized at ISSR&D 2022 ICBR Director Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul was recognized at this past July’s International Space Station Research & Development Conference, and received  the 2022 International Space “Compelling Results Award” for groundbreaking contributions to plant space biology. “I am very honored to have the contributions of our research recognized with this award,” said Dr. Paul. “The ISS R&D Compelling Results awards ar...
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ICBR’s Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul Recognized at ISSR&D 2022
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Heatstroke’s long-term damage to the body Eric Hamilton This summer, huge swaths of the U.S. have already faced record-breaking heat waves. Heat kills more people than any other extreme weather event, and deadly heat waves are getting longer and hotter as the climate warms. Staying cool – and informed – is essential. So we spoke with Thomas Clanton, a professor of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida and an expert in the effects of heat on the body, abo...
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Heatstroke’s long-term damage to the body