UW Madison Completes Institute for Influenza Viral Research

Published 11-24-2007

The University of Wisconsin, Madison completed construction on the $12.5-million Institute for Influenza Viral Research in November of 2007. Designed by Flad Architects, the 28,000-sf facility houses BSL-3, BSL-3E, BSL-3Ag, and ABSL-3 laboratories with redundant air handling systems, autoclaves, a back-up generator, and an effluent decontamination system. Located at University Research Park in Madison, the Institute will support research on avian influenza and other flu viruses and will house rodents, ferrets, poultry, and monkeys.