Bioinformatics Category

ICBR’s Bill Farmerie and Alberto Riva contribute to the most cited paper in ISME Journal history

Published: May 11th, 2017

Alberto Riva and Bill Farmerie were co-authors (Eric Triplett was the senior author) on a paper, Pyrosequencing enumerates and contrasts soil microbial diversity (2007). Tripplett’s lab conceived and executed the work. ICBR […]

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

Published: 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 […]

ICBR Core changes concurrent with retirement of longstanding staff

Published: Jul 14th, 2014

Effective July 1, the Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research merged four cores into two as part of organizational changes to better represent services offered. Additionally, three cores underwent name changes. The […]

ICBR core name changes effective July 1

Published: Jun 17th, 2014

In order to better represent the UF ICBR cores and their services, each Core will now stand independently on the first-level navigation on the website effective July 1. This reduces the […]

ICBR contributes to citrus genome sequencing

Published: Jun 17th, 2014

Knowledge could help fight citrus greening and improve citrus breeding University of Florida scientist Fred Gmitter led an international research team that analyzed genome sequences of 10 citrus varieties, tracing […]

New ICBR Bioinformatics group, DiBiG

Published: 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 […]

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

Published: 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 […]

SEASR - Southeastern Association of Shared Resources

First Annual SEASR Meeting Success

Published: Aug 19th, 2013

The first annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Shared Resources (SEASR) in Athens, Georgia was a huge success for both Southeast biotechnology institutions and ICBR. The goal of the conference, […]

Publications: Sequencing and imaging in tsetse flies and termites

Published: May 31st, 2013

Last week was Bug Week@UF, a multimedia event geared towards educating Floridians’ on the pros and cons of insects, showcasing projects and programs across campus, and highlighting the strength of […]

Publication: Changes in the transcriptome of morula-stage bovine embryos caused by heat shock

Published: Mar 4th, 2013

Through the study of the transcriptomes of morula-stage bovine embryos, Peter Hansen and colleagues demonstrated that these embryos were largely resistant to heat shock. All sequencing and analysis were completed […]