The Cleveland Clinic Florida Research & Innovation Center is dedicated to the discovery and advancement of innovative translational research focused on infectious diseases and immuno-oncology. The Center spans approximately 100,000 sq. ft of dedicated research and support spaces, including state-of-the-art shared resource facilities in flow cytometry, imaging and bioinformatics.
Sara Tavakoli, PhD
FRIC Research Compliance and Operations/Responsible Official Associate Staff
Bioinformatics Services provides access to various software platforms, pipeline development and information systems to analyze complex data sets.
The Flow Cytometry Core provides state-of-the-art instrumentation and technical support. The principal assets of the core consist of analytical equipment and cell sorting capabilities.
The Imaging Core provides access to advanced imaging technologies, including wide-field and confocal fluorescent microscopes, FLIM capability, live-cell imaging microscopes and pre-clinical imaging microscopes.
FL-BioR has approximately 800 sq ft of operational space in the Florida Research and Innovation Center. Each facility is equipped with dedicated anterooms Class II A2 biosafety cabinets with HEPA filtered exhaust, Countess automated cell counters, and space to prepare collection and processing kits for sample collection and processing and freezer storage spaces.