Cores & Shared Resources

Providing University of Florida cancer scientists with state of the art technology coupled with scientific expertise to foster and facilitate outstanding cancer research, is one mission of the UF Health Cancer Center.

If you are interested in utilizing UFHCC supported shared resources, are not currently a member of a program, and are engaged in cancer-relevant research at the University of Florida, please contact Natalie Roman to apply for membership.

UFHCC-Supported Cores & Shared Resources

UFHCC shared resources are available to all UFHCC research program members conducting externally sponsored cancer relevant research. We provide financial support for the following services:

Biostatistics Core

Core Director: Fei Zou, PhD

Provides biostatistical support to enhance scientific research through collaboration with the UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) members

     Useful Resources

NIH Guidance: Scientific rigor and transparency

Training Modules to Enhance Data Reproducibility

Nature: Statistics for Biologists

Structure-Based Drug Design Core Lab

Core Director: David Ostrov, PhD

Specializing in three primary task areas: 1) X-Ray Crystallography, 2) Lead Discovery, and 3) Lead Optimization

TRC Human shRNA Library

The TRC Human shRNA Library is available to supply Lentiviral Human shRNA clones to UF Health researchers

Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research (ICBR)

Core Director: Steven Madore, PhD

  • Bioinformatics
  • Confocal Microscopy
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Gene Expression & Genotyping
  • Monoclonal Antibody
  • NextGen DNA Sequencing
  • Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry

Additional Shared Resources Available at UF

The UFHCC may provide financial support for the following resources on an ad hoc case by case basis.

Molecular Pathology Core

Histology & IHC Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medical Services

Cellular Therapy Core Lab

A centralized resource for product collection, processing, cryopreservation, storage, preparation, and administration of clinical product applications

Gnotobiotic Technology  

Director: Christian Jobin

Center for Cellular Reprogramming

Core Director: Naohiro Terada

Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Cores

Biorepository Core, Human Imaging Core, Genotyping Core, Biobehavioral Core, Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics, Quality Assurance, GCP, GLP, REDCap, Integrated Data Repository, Biomedical Informatics, OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium & OneFlorida Cancer Control Alliance

UF College of Pharmacy Research Centers:

Translational Drug Discovery Core, Center for Food Drug Interaction Research & Education, Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery & Development (CNPD3), Center for Pharmacogenomics, Center for Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology

Veterinary Medicine Cores & Resources

BD FACS Canto II Flow Cytometer, BD LSR Fortessa Cell Analyzer, Zeiss Confocal Microscopy LSM 710, Germ Free Mice, Germ Free Zebrafish

McKnight Brain Institute Cores & Resources

BD FACS Canto II Flow Cytometer, Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging & Spectroscopy Facility (AMRIS), Cell & Tissue Analysis Core (CTAC), Cell & Tissue Analysis Core Histology, Stereotactic Radiosurgery Lab, Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy, Vector Core Lab

Engineering Service Centers & Facilities

Major Analytical Instrumentation Center, Nanoscale Research Facility, Particle Analysis Instrumentation Center (PAIC), Electronic Communications Laboratory (ECL), UF Training Reactor, Soft Matter Engineering 

Biomedical Engineering Core Facilities

Neural Engineering, Imaging & Medical Physics, Biomaterials & Regenerative Medicine, Biomedical Data Science

High Performance Computing Center

High-Energy Physics, Chemical Physics & Materials Science, Coastal & Estuarine Modeling, Medical Physics, Computational Biology, Computer Science & Engineering

Survey Research Center

NCQA-accredited survey program for conducting HEDIS healthcare surveys, including mail surveys, telephone surveys, web surveys, in-person surveys, questionnaire development, human subjects protections, facilities, computer security, and translation into foreign languages

Research Training Utility Tool

This tool helps faculty, staff, and students identify what mandatory training must be completed in order to conduct research at the University of Florida