Director Letter

Welcome to ICBR! The University of Florida’s Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research (ICBR) provides extraordinary support services and facilitated access to advanced cutting-edge scientific technology for University of Florida faculty, staff, and graduate students, as well as research and commercial partners worldwide.

Founded in 1987, ICBR has a rich history of enabling life science researchers by allowing scientists to focus on their research without the burden of developing and maintaining the infrastructure and expertise to support ever-changing technologies.

ICBR’s laboratories represent a diverse biotechnology landscape and are organized into eight cores:

Providing more than 400 different services ranging from custom and high-throughput DNA sequencing to electron microscopy and antibody development and production, ICBR is here to exceed the research needs of UF.

I encourage you to review the diversity of ICBR’s services and contact us with any questions or comments. Your research ideas, challenges, and proposals are welcome. We look forward to advancing your research.

Robert J. Ferl, PhD, Director
ICBR-Director@ad.ufl.edu
Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research
University of Florida