News & Announcements

The most recent news posts and ICBR announcements are shown below. For more information, or to schedule an event please call (352) 273-8030 or e-mail ICBR.

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Recent News

Bioinformatics DiBiG

New ICBR Bioinformatics group, DiBiG

Apr 4th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the creation of the Digital Biology Group (DiBiG), a new subunit within the ICBR Bioinformatics core. DiBiG provides full-spectrum bioinformatics services to UF researchers, including […]

Ferl and Paul - space biology plants on ISS

ICBR director continues space biology research

Mar 25th, 2014

University of Florida scientists, including ICBR’s director, will send a sixth experiment to space to better understand biological functions with the SpaceX-3 Dragon capsule launch to the International Space Station. […]

Proteomics Workshop Biomarkers

Workshop: Proteomics Training

Feb 26th, 2014

During this two-day laboratory and lecture workshop, participants will learn and practice two-dimensional electrophoretic techniques and subsequent protein identification by mass spectrometric method. This workshop will benefit those wanting to […]

Mammalian Cell Culture Workshop

Workshop: Introduction to Mammalian Cell Culture Techniques

Feb 25th, 2014

A two day workshop of informal lectures and hands-on techniques, catering to those new to mammalian cell culture or needing a refresher course on the basics.

IBD Boat - UF College of Veterinary Medicine

UF researchers develop blood test for devastating disease of boas and pythons

Feb 12th, 2014

By Sarah Carey, UF College of Veterinary Medicine University of Florida researchers have developed a simple immune-based screening test to identify the presence of a debilitating and usually fatal disease […]

International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory

Research Opportunities on the International Space Station

Jan 31st, 2014

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) will be on campus to promote space-based research and opportunities on the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory (ISS-NL.) CASIS […]

PacBio SMRT genome sequencing

Using the PacBio: Importance of Long Sequencing Reads in Research

Jan 31st, 2014

Jonas Korlach, chief scientific officer of Pacific Biosciences, and UF’s Eric Triplett, professor and chair of the Microbiology and Cell Science department, will present current applications of the PacBio platform […]

iLab Announcement

iLab: New web-based system will replace myICBR customer portal

Dec 24th, 2013

ICBR is currently in the process of implementing a new web-based project management system, iLab Solutions. The iLab system will be the main customer interface for ICBR and will replace […]

citrus greening

UF/IFAS scientist’s work with Brazilian citrus greening genome could aid Florida industry

Dec 13th, 2013

By Kimberly Moore Wilmoth, UF/IFAS A University of Florida researcher has mapped the DNA genome of a new strain of citrus greening that could further threaten Florida’s beleaguered $9 billion citrus […]

Now Available – Agilent Bioanalyzer Sample Pick-up and Single-Sample Runs

Dec 5th, 2013

Due to demand for DNA/RNA QC analysis on a number of samples, the Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer has been configured for single-sample runs. The system automatically performs the multiple steps of gel-based electrophoresis, replacing the need to run agarose gels to separate and quantitate your RNA or DNA samples.