News & Announcements

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ICBR Sanger Sequencing service to transition to commercial vendor in coming months

Oct 5th, 2016

Dear ICBR Colleagues and Customers;           After decades of service to the UF community, the ICBR has begun the process of transitioning Sanger operations toward commercial […]

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SOMAscan Assays Now Available at ICBR Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry!

Sep 9th, 2016

After months of preparation and hard work, ICBR PM core has been certified to do SOMAscan assays for customers at UF, in the US and around the world. Two of […]

Cell-Sorting Services at ICBR Cytometry!

Cell-Sorting Services at ICBR Cytometry!

Aug 16th, 2016

Flow cytometry involves the passage of fluorescently-labeled cells through a laser and measuring the light output, thus obtaining counts of cells and quantitative expression information.  It happens at rates of […]


Brad Barbazuk, PhD, is the new ICBR Bioinformatics Core Faculty Director

Jul 13th, 2016

Brad Barbazuk, PhD, will be working alongside Bill Farmerie to lead the ICBR Bioinformatics Core into the next phase of innovative research. Barbazuk and his team are currently working on […]

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Rapid and Accurate Analysis of Nanoparticles on the ICBR Nanosight 300 Instrument

Jul 11th, 2016

Many samples of environmental or biological origin contain a wide variety of particles sizes and types including those in the nano-scale range of 10 nm to 1μm.  While flow cytometers […]


Harald Messer, PhD, is the new ICBR Monoclonal Antibody Core Scientific Director

May 17th, 2016

Harald Messer, PhD, is now leading the ICBR Monoclonal Antibody Core, which has been under Linda Green’s direction for 39 years. Between his personal research experience and time within the […]

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iLab Solutions Launched

May 13th, 2016

iLab Solutions has officially launched at ICBR! The web-based project management system has replaced myICBR as our main customer interface. Please refer to the link below to find out how you […]


High Quality NGS DNA Library Construction by DNA Fragmentation with Covaris Ultra-sonication – When Size Really Matters!

Apr 15th, 2016

The generation of high quality DNA libraries is critical for achieving adequate DNA sequencing depth and rate of coverage. Preparing sequencing libraries containing DNA molecules with a desired average length […]


Investigators study Micro-pollutants in Local Preserved Nature Areas

Mar 10th, 2016

A group of researchers, including Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research (ICBR) Senior Chemist Cecilia Silva-Sanchez, PhD, helped bridge the gap in knowledge on water pollution as a threat to biodiversity […]


Win a free Fluidigm single-cell study!

Mar 10th, 2016

Enter for the chance to receive a free Fluidigm single-cell study! Simply fill out the one page submission form below and leave your completed submission form at the Fluidigm drawing […]