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

Agilent NGS Award Program applications now available

Mar 26th, 2015

Deadline updated to May 15. Applications are now being accepted for the Agilent NGS Award Program, designed to drive awareness and acceptance of the Agilent Technologies next generation sequencing target […]

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ICBR-SIGMA partnership provides CRISPR products at affordable price

Mar 26th, 2015

The Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research is partnering with SIGMA-Aldrich to provide University of Florida researchers with access to experimental design consultation, bioinformatics expertise and SIGMA’s robust line of CRISPR products […]


Single-Cell Genomic Analysis – C1™ Single-Cell Auto Prep System

Mar 17th, 2015

The Fluidigm C1™ Single-Cell Auto Prep system, now available through the ICBR Gene Expression & Genotyping core, allows researchers and core customers to rapidly and reliably isolate, process, and profile […]

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Now Hiring: Associate Director for Science

Feb 27th, 2015

The Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research invites applications for a full-time faculty position as the Associate Director for Science at ICBR. This is a 12-month, non-tenured position that is expected […]


Sanger Sequencing reduced service fees

Feb 11th, 2015

The Sanger Sequencing core has reduced service fees effective February 10. Sequencing charges are continuously reviewed to remain competitive within the industry. After careful review, prices were lowered 10-20 percent […]


ICBR Genomics Showcase highlights services, tools and vendors

Feb 3rd, 2015

ICBR is committed to providing University of Florida and external researchers with the most up-to-date instrumentation and related tools for biological research. We work hard to remain current on the newest […]


Visit ICBR at College of Medicine Celebration of Research

Jan 26th, 2015

Learn more about ICBR core facilities and services at the 2015 University of Florida College of Medicine Celebration of Research. Join us in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center during the […]

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Paul Chipman named new Electron Microscopy Interim Scientific Director

Jan 15th, 2015

We are pleased to announce Paul Chipman as the Interim Scientific Director in the Electron Microscopy core. Paul, assistant director for research in the Macromolecular Structure Group of the University […]

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Publication: Plant in space article is journal’s most highly accessed and mentioned

Jan 15th, 2015

ICBR’s director, Robert Ferl, PhD, and his research collaborators have been recognized for publishing the most highly accessed paper in the history of the journal BMC Plant Biology. Their research was published in 2012 and […]


The Ion Proton™ Sequencer

Oct 15th, 2014

The ICBR Nextgen DNA Sequencing core offers University of Florida researchers and core customers the most up-to-date platforms. With this commitment, ICBR now provides additional high-throughput sequencing with the Life […]