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ICBR-SIGMA partnership provides CRISPR products at affordable price

Published: 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

Published: 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 […]

Now Hiring: Associate Director for Science

Published: 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

Published: 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 […]

Paul Chipman named new Electron Microscopy Interim Scientific Director

Published: 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 […]

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

Published: 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

Published: 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 […]

Orbitrap Mass Spec added to Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry core

Published: Oct 1st, 2014

The ICBR Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry core now offers services using the newly acquired Thermo Scientific™ Q Exactive™ Hybrid Quadrupole-Orbitrap™ Mass Spectrometer. This instrument is the newest generation of the popular Orbitrap series. It […]

ICBR Scientists Assist in Effort to Create RNA-seq Standards

Published: Sep 4th, 2014

A recent paper in Nature Biotechnology explores established methodology and develops new protocols for RNA sequencing on the four most used next generation sequencing instruments. It was undertaken by members of the Association […]

Now Available: High-Throughput Library Preparation

Published: Jul 21st, 2014

The ICBR Gene Expression & Genotyping core has increased its capacity to serve customers with acquisition of the Agilent Bravo Automated Liquid Handler NGS Workstation. The instrument makes high-throughput NextGen library preparation available […]