Monoclonal Antibody

ICBR-MonoclonalAntibody@ad.ufl.edu  ///  (352) 273-8040   ///   RRID: SCR_019147
Immunization, Cell Fusion, Cell Cloning, Antibody Production, Western Blot and More

CORE OVERVIEW

The Monoclonal Antibody core 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, monoclonal antibody analyses such as antibody/antigen affinity measurements, epitope binning and identification of matched antibody pairs. Customer training on select self-service instruments is also offered.

CORE INSTRUMENTS

CORE PERSONNEL

NameTelephoneE-mailRoom

UF | ICBR Administration

Administration
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationAdministration

Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul
Director, UF | ICBR

Administration

(352) 273-8029alp@ufl.edu160 CGRCAdministration

Dr. Steven Madore
Associate Director of Science, UF | ICBR
Administration

(352) 273-8038smadore@ufl.edu156 CGRCAdministration

Heather Voet
Associate Director of Administration
Administration

(352) 273-9461hvoet@ufl.edu161 CGRCAdministration



Administration

UF | ICBR Business Services

Business Services
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationBusiness Services
Heather Voet
Associate Director of Administration
Business Services
(352) 273-9461hvoet@ufl.edu161 CGRCBusiness Services
Tim Hillmann
Finance Manager
Business Services
(352) 273-8027tjh4501@ufl.edu163 CGRCBusiness Services
Erica Boyd
Human Resources Generalist III
Business Services
(352) 273-8271ericalboyd@ufl.edu158 CGRCBusiness Services
Tina Hasko
Business Administrative Specialist III
Business Services
(352) 273-8048thasko@ufl.edu154 CGRCBusiness Services
Mackenzie Madore
Administrative Specialist II
Business Services
(352) 273-8065mmadore@ufl.edu157 CGRCBusiness Services
Tensi Krpan
Administrative Specialist II
Business Services
(352) 273-8026tenser9@ufl.edu181 CGRCBusiness Services

Kimberly Backer-Kelley
Core Research Facility Technician II
Administration

(352) 273-5341klbk@ufl.edu185 CGRCBusiness Services



Business Services

UF | ICBR Cyberinfrastructure

Cyberinfrastructure
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationCyberinfrastructure
Ben Thebaut
IT Analyst II
Cyberinfrastructure
(352) 273-6814ben.thebaut@ufl.edu188 CGRCCyberinfrastructure
Cameron Smith
Systems Administrator/Programmer II
Cyberinfrastructure 
(352) 273-9651pc.smith@ufl.edu188 CGRCCyberinfrastructure
Manuel Luciano
Systems Administrator/Programmer II
Cyberinfrastructure 
(352) 273-8054manuel.luciano@ufl.edu188 CGRCCyberinfrastructure
Daniel Tarlini 
IT Analyst I
Cyberinfrastructure
(352) 273-8170tarlinid@ufl.edu188 CGRCCyberinfrastructure



Cyberinfrastructure

UF | ICBR Communications

Communications
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationCommunications
Chris Dillon
Communications Section Director
Communications
(352) 273-8168csdillon@ufl.edu162 CGRCCommunications



Communications

UF | ICBR Bioinformatics

Email Core

Bioinformatics
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationBioinformatics
Dr. Alberto Riva
Scientific Director
Bioinformatics
(352) 294-5475ariva@ufl.edu191 CGRCBioinformatics
Dr. Fahong Yu
Scientist
Bioinformatics
(352) 273-8064fyu@ufl.edu191 CGRCBioinformatics
Dr. Tongjun Gu
Assistant Scientist
Bioinformatics
(352) 273-8058tgu@ufl.edu191 CGRCBioinformatics



Bioinformatics

UF | ICBR Cytometry

Email Core

Cytometry
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationCytometry
Dr. Mariza Miranda
Scientific Director
Cytometry
(352) 273-6032marizamiranda@ufl.edu292 CGRCCytometry
Doug Smith
Senior Laboratory Technician  
Cytometry
(352) 392-1745dugsmith@ufl.eduLG-164Cytometry
Alexander Linares
Core Research Facility Technician III
Cytometry
(352) 273-6032a.linares@ufl.eduCGRC 292Cytometry



Cytometry

UF | ICBR Electron Microscopy

Email Core

Electron Microscopy
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationElectron Microscopy
Paul R. Chipman
Scientific Director
Electron Microscopy
(352) 294-1790pchipman@ufl.edu1012 MCSElectron Microscopy
Karen Kelley
Core Research Facility Specialist III
Electron Microscopy
(352) 273-8547vau@ufl.edu1012 MCS / 185 CGRCElectron Microscopy
Rudy Alvarado
Core Research Facility Specialist I
Electron Microscopy
(352) 846-0251ralvaradojr@ufl.edu1012 MCSElectron Microscopy
Mary Gragg
OPS Lab Technician
Electron Microscopy
(352) 846-0251mary.gragg@ufl.edu1012 MCSElectron Microscopy



Electron Microscopy

UF | ICBR Gene Expression & Genotyping

Email Core

Gene Expression & Genotyping
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationGene Expression & Genotyping
Dr. Yanping Zhang
Scientific Director
Gene Expression & Genotyping
(352) 273-8043yanp@ufl.edu178F CGRCGene Expression & Genotyping
Brandon Pate
Core Research Facility Specialist II
Gene Expression & Genotyping
(352) 273-8036Bpate1@ufl.edu178 CGRCGene Expression & Genotyping
Mark Renshaw
Core Research Facility Specialist II
Gene Expression & Genotyping
(352) 273-8036marenshaw@ufl.edu178 CGRCGene Expression & Genotyping
Yasemin Can
Core Research Facility Technician III
Gene Expression & Genotyping
(352) 273-8036ycan@ufl.edu178 CGRCGene Expression & Genotyping
Sewande Mudiyanselage
Student Assistant
Gene Expression & Genotyping
(352) 273-8036s.mudiyanselage@ufl.edu178 CGRCGene Expression & Genotyping
Paul Fernandez
Student Assistant
Gene Expression & Genotyping
(352) 273-8036fernandezp@ufl.edu178 CGRCGene Expression & Genotyping
Ashlyn Lake
Student Assistant
Gene Expression & Genotyping
(352) 273-8036ashlynlake@ufl.edu178 CGRCGene Expression & Genotyping



Gene Expression & Genotyping

UF | ICBR Monoclonal Antibody

Email Core

Monoclonal Antibody
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationMonoclonal Antibody
Dr. Angel Sampson
Scientific Director
Monoclonal Antibody
(352) 273-8039angel.sampson@ufl.edu175 CGRCMonoclonal Antibody
Shadi Bootorabi
Senior Biological Scientist
Monoclonal Antibody
(352) 273-8041shb@ufl.edu171A CGRCMonoclonal Antibody
Katrina Witas
Core Research Facility Technician III
Monoclonal Antibody
(352) 273-8040kaekelly@ufl.edu171 CGRCMonoclonal Antibody
Lourdes Guallpa
Student Assistant
Monoclonal Antibody
(352) 273-8040lguallpa@ufl.edu171 CGRCMonoclonal Antibody



Monoclonal Antibody

UF | ICBR NextGen DNA Sequencing

Email Core

NextGen DNA Sequencing
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationNextGen DNA Sequencing
Dr. David Moraga
Scientific Director
NextGen DNA Sequencing
(352) 273-8053moraga@ufl.edu178J CGRCNextGen DNA Sequencing
Dr. Diansy Zincke
Core Research Facility Specialist III
NextGen DNA Sequencing
(352) 273-8050dzincke@ufl.edu178 CGRCNextGen DNA Sequencing
Dr. Liming Zhao
Core Research Facility Specialist II
NextGen DNA Sequencing
(352) 273-8050lmzhao@ufl.edu178 CGRCNextGen DNA Sequencing
Xiao Hui Zhou
Core Research Facility Technician III
NextGen DNA Sequencing
(352) 273-8050zxh@ufl.edu178 CGRCNextGen DNA Sequencing
Benjamin Hoffman
Core Research Facility Technician III
NextGen DNA Sequencing
(352) 273-8050semplar@ufl.edu178 CGRCNextGen DNA Sequencing
Daina Elsayed
OPS Lab Technican
NextGen DNA Sequencing
(352) 273-8050relsayed@ufl.edu178 CGRCNextGen DNA Sequencing



NextGen DNA Sequencing

UF | ICBR Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry

Email Core

Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry
Name/Title/DepartmentPhoneEmailLocationProteomics & Mass Spectrometry
Dr. Jin Koh
Scientific Director
Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry
(352) 273-8059jinkoh@ufl.edu168A CGRCProteomics & Mass Spectrometry
Ran Zheng
Core Research Facility Specialist II
Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry
(352) 273-8061ranzheng@ufl.edu169 CGRCProteomics & Mass Spectrometry
Ning Zhu
Core Research Facility Specialist II
Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry
(352) 273-8067nzhu@ufl.edu169 CGRCProteomics & Mass Spectrometry
Fanchao Zhu
Core Research Facility Specialist I
Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry
(352) 273-8060fzhu9482@ufl.edu169 CGRCProteomics & Mass Spectrometry

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