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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 […]

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 […]

Workshop: 16s metagenomics and Ampliseq targeted sequencing in the IonTorrent

Published: Jun 16th, 2014

Providing the fundamentals of library construction and data analysis for 16S metagenomic sequencing and AmpliSeq™ targeted sequencing using the Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine (PGM).