Research Offices, Centers, Cores

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UF Research OfficePurposeCustomer Base
Advanced MRI and Spectroscopy (AMRIS) National MAGLAC FacilityAdvanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy (AMRIS) is a state-of-the-art Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility for high-resolution solution NMR, solid-state NMR, microimaging, animal imaging, and human imaging. There are currently ten spectrometer systems, including an 800 MHz medium bore, a 750 MHz wide bore, an 11 T/40 cm bore horizontal animal imaging magnet, and two 3T human systems. All of our systems are available to University of Florida and external academic and industrial scientists.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Animal Care Services Center CoreAnimal Care Services (ACS)provides specialized support services for in vivo imaging and irradiation as well a full range of surgical support services. They also maintain the Rodent Models Breeding Core for the generation, preservation, and management of your valuable rodent strains. ACS coordinates the import/export of rodents to and from the University of Florida.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Cell and Tissue Analysis Core (CTAC)Cell and Tissue Analysis Core (CTAC) @ ICBR Cytometry provides In Vitro and In Vivo Imaging services and "self-serve" Histology. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Center for PharmacogenomicsThe CTSI Genotyping Core provides consultation and guidance to the researchers who need assistance in designing and performing genetics and pharmacogenetics studies, and provide genotype data for their research projects. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Cognitive Neuroscience LabThe cognitive neuroscience laboratory research focuses on cognitive, emotional, and motivational processes and how these are affected by neurologic and psychiatric disorders including: movement disorders, Parkinson's disease, dystonia, Tourette, Huntington's, Alzheimer's, dementia, concussions, ALS, temporal and frontal lobe epilepsy (before and after seizure surgery), brain health, focal brain lesions, and major depressive disorder as well as apathy.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences UF/IFAS Office of the Dean for Research at FAESThe UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) proposals office in the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station (FAES) reviews all proposals, Faculty Service Programs (FSPs), Sponsored Program Agreements (SPAs), Advance Releases/Extensions of Time and CAS Exemption requests prior to the Dean's review and approval.College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS)
College of Dentistry Office of ResearchCollege of Dentistry (COD)
College of Education Office of Educational ResearchThe Office of Educational Research (OER) supports the development of grant proposals from start to finish. OER staff help facilitate the submission process through the appropriate mechanisms and serve as liaison to various university offices such as the Division of Sponsored Programs, Contracts and Grants, and Institutional Review Board. OER staff also can assist with project design and budget development, provide feedback on proposal drafts, and prepare tables, figures, reference lists, and appendices.College of Education (COE)
College of Engineering Faculty Research ResourcesThe Office of Research and Facilities in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering supports the college's faculty, staff, and students in developing and maintaining internationally recognized research programs in areas such as Advanced Manufacturing, Autonomous Systems, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Human Centered Computing, Materials Innovation, and Renewable Energy.College of Engineering (ENG)
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Research OfficeThe CLAS Research Office provides administrative support to faculty researchers in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Research Office’s staff assists faculty with budget preparation, fiscal paperwork, and compliance issues.College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)
College of Medicine Office of Research AffairsCollege of Medicine (COM)
College of Nursing Office for Research and ScholarshipThe Office for Research and Scholarship (ORS) exists to facilitate innovative research and scholarship conducted by CON Faculty, Students, and Staff through the provision of support services; these services include literature searches, assistance with grant applications, access to laboratory space and equipment, manuscript review and editing, and statistical consultation.College of Nursing (CON)
College of Pharmacy Research OfficeThe UF College of Pharmacy provides a research service center which offers support from proposal preparation through final progress reporting and close-out of the project.College of Pharmacy (COP)
College of Public Health & Health Professions Research Administration CoreProvides pre-award and post-award services for all of the PHHP departments.College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP)
College of Veterinary Medicine Research Oversees all aspects of research and graduate training in the College of Veterinary Medicine.College of Veterinary Medicine (COVM)
Division of Contracts & Grants (C&G)Establishes and maintains contract and grant projects in the myUFL financial system. C & G also prepares and submits financial reports to sponsors, invoices sponsors, deposits payments from sponsors, and processes subcontract encumbrances and payments. NOTE: For UF Human Subjects Research and Clinical Trials, see the Office of Clinical Research (OCR).UF-wide
Division of Research Compliance and Global SupportDevelops and implements research compliance programs and coordinates activities with various compliance offices and committees. It is responsible for Foreign Activities Disclosure, Global Support, Export Controls, and Research Integrity.UF-wide
Division of Research Operations and Services (DROS)Facilitates UF research within applicable regulatory requirements. Affiliated programs/units include: UF Institutional Review Boards (IRB), Conflict of Interest (COI), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and the Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research (ICBR).UF-wide
Division of Research Program Development (DRPD)Assists University of Florida faculty and staff in the pursuit of internal and external research funding.UF-wide
Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP)Facilitates institutional approval for all proposal submissions, accepts and administers grant awards, and negotiates contracts and other research-related agreements on behalf of the University of Florida. NOTE: For UF Human Subjects Research and Clinical Trials, see the Office of Clinical Research (OCR).UF-wide
Electron Microscopy Core FacilityThe Electron Microscopy Core (EM Core) provides consultation, service, teaching, and access to equipment to investigators that wish to incorporate ultrastructural studies in their research program.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Finance & Accounting - Cost Anaysis Facilitates the campus-wide effort certification process and conducts space allocation surveys. This area also completes Facilities & Administrative (F&A) rate proposals and specialized cost reports.UF-wide
ICBR Bioinformatics CoreThe Bioinformatics core offers bioinformatics consulting and data analysis services to help researchers analyze and understand the large data sets acquired from next generation sequencing and array-based technologies.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
ICBR Cytometry CoreThe Cytometry core offers project consulting, experimental design and optimization as well as data analysis services to help researchers with large-scale and small-scale experiments acquired on our sorters and cytometry instruments. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
ICBR Electron Microscopy CoreICBR Electron Microscopy supports researchers in visualizing microscopic structures through imaging projects and user training. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
ICBR Gene Expression & Genotyping CoreThe Gene Expression & Genotyping core provides state-of-the-art technical services and consultation on Single Cell RNA-Seq, RNA-Seq, 16s metagenomics and Affymetrix gene expression arrays.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
ICBR Monoclonal Antibody CoreThe Monoclonal Antibody core develops new mouse monoclonal antibodies for investigators to use in basic and applied research. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
ICBR Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry CoreICBR Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry Facility has provided unprecedented tools for fast, accurate, high throughput biomolecular separation and characterization, which are indispensable towards understanding the biological and medical systems.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
ICBR NextGen DNA Sequencing CoreThe NextGen DNA Sequencing (NGS) core provides researchers with quality, massively parallel, high-throughput sequencing data using the most current instrumentation.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research (ICBR)ICBR's mission is to enable, strengthen and energize all aspects of molecular life science research at the University of Florida by teaching theory, techniques and applications of modern molecular research. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
IFAS Extension Research ServicesExtension is located in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), along with the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) and the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, and is called UF/IFAS Extension. The administrative staff of Extension assists Extension faculty and staff with pre- and post-award functions.Faculty and staff of IFAS Extension
Mass Spectrometry Research and Education CenterThe UF Department of Chemistry Mass Spectrometry Research and Education Center provides access to a wide variety of mass spectrometry instruments, bioinformatic tools, and highly trained staff. They offer both routine services and advanced research-based projects.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Molecular Pathology CoreThe Molecular Pathology Core (MPC) is comprehensive histology and microscopy facility for paraffin and frozen blocks and for all aspects of specimen collection, preparation, fixation, processing, staining, and analysis.UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Office of Clinical ResearchContracting, Research Billing Compliance Review, and implementation of the OnCore Clinical Research Management System for UF Human Subjects Research UF-wide
Office of Research Provides leadership and infrastructure for the UF research enterprise. This office oversees the divisions of Sponsored Programs, Contracts & Grants, Research Program Development, Research Compliance and Global Support, and Research Operations & Services.UF-wide
Pediatrics Research Hub (PoRCH)Provides pre-award and post-award services for Surgery researchersDepartment of Pediatrics
Pediatrics Research OfficeProvides pre-award and post-award services for Pediatrics researchersDepartment of Pediatrics
Powell Gene Therapy CenterThe primary mission of the Gene Therapy Center (GTC) is to merge molecular genetics research and health care delivery by developing new therapeutic strategies for the treatment of human diseases that involve gene transfer. The center includes the Vector Core Lab, Process & Development Lab, Human Applications Lab, and Toxicology Core. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Sid Martin BiotechAssists UF faculty, students, staff, and researchers in growing therapeutic, diagnostics, medical device, ag-bio, clean energy and/or biopharma businesses.UF faculty, students, staff, and researchers
Stereotactic Radiosurgery LabThe RadioSurgery/Biology (RSB) Lab within the MBI-UF building contains a computer-controlled six Mev linear accelerator for use in cerebrovascular, cancer and fundamental cell and molecular research. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
Surgery Research Administrative OfficeDepartment of Surgery
Tech Licensing Gives guidance to assist with invention disclosures and research activities including negotiating technical agreements, managing UF's intellectual property, commercializing the university's technology portfolio, planning and implementing effective patent, copyright or trademark strategy.UF faculty, students, staff, and researchers
The Hub The Hub is a business incubator that offers state-of-the-art wet laboratory, light manufacturing, and office space, along with advising, mentoring, education and programs and amenities. We have resident and affiliate programs available to assist every startup and small business.UF faculty, students, staff, and researchers
Translational Drug Development CoreThe CTSI Translational Drug Development Core provides services and expertise to assist researchers in moving a new compound from the lab to preclinical studies. UF faculty, staff, and researchers
UF Innovate UF Innovate supports an innovation ecosystem at UF that moves research discoveries from the laboratory to the market. It is comprised of four organizations: Tech Licensing, Ventures, and two business incubators, the Hub and Sid Martin Biotech.UF faculty, staff, and researchers