Gene Expression and Genotyping Category

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 […]

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 […]

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

Published: 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.

qPCR Services Now Offered Within Gene Expression Core

Published: Nov 7th, 2013

The Gene Expression core now oversees all Quantitative PCR (qPCR) projects. When creating new myICBR submissions for qPCR services please be sure to select the “Gene Expression” core. A complete […]

Gene Expression & qPCR

qPCR Becomes Part of Gene Expression

Published: Oct 8th, 2013

The Gene Expression core lab began overseeing all Quantitative PCR (qPCR) projects on Thursday, October 3, 2013. Pulling qPCR into Gene Expression streamlines workflow, provides consistency and one point of […]

New Genotyping Core Scientific Director

Published: Sep 11th, 2013

Ernie Almira, PhD, been named the new Interim Director of the Genotyping core Lab. Ernie brings to the position many years of experience in the management of core laboratory services. […]

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, […]

Continued Dedication to Genotyping Services at UF

Published: Jul 25th, 2013

After approximately 20 years, Ginger Clark, Scientific Director of the Genotyping core laboratory, is departing ICBR at the end of July, 2013. Those of us who have worked closely with […]

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 […]