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Tradeline's industry reports are a must-read resource for those involved in facilities planning and management. Reports include management case studies, current and in-depth project profiles, and editorials on the latest facilities management issues.

Secchia Center

Published 11/13/2012

The Secchia Center, the new home of Michigan State University's expanded College of Human Medicine and the cornerstone for life sciences in West Michigan, is expected to increase enrollment to 800 students in 2014. Its establishment in Grand Rapids serves the needs of MSU CHM students and collaborative initiatives with the College's health partners.

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Benchmarking Operational Costs at Containment Facilities

Published 11/6/2012

When the Institute for Animal Health in Pirbright, U.K., launched a significant upgrade of aging infrastructure to improve health- and safety-related systems at its high-level containment facilities, project leaders undertook a benchmarking process to determine how much the upgrades would cost to operate and how Pirbright's organizational structure compared with similar facilities in preparing to meet long-range goals.

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The Francis Crick Institute: Biomedical Research Without Barriers

Published 10/30/2012

Imagine a state-of-the-art biomedical research facility where some of the brightest scientific minds in the world interact on a daily basis, with each other and with creative thinkers from other fields; where science is conducted not in an isolated lab but in a collaborative and fluid way, encouraging discoveries benefiting all aspects of society.

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Lab Classroom Facility

Published 10/23/2012

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is a constantly evolving four-year liberal arts college whose enrollment has grown to more than 9,000 since its founding in 2006. Recognizing that investment in the sciences is essential to the institution's continued growth, administrators see this new laboratory classroom building as an important step towards fulfilling current needs and anticipating the requirements of future development in the fields of laboratory biology, chemistry, and physics.

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HPA Uses Mobile CT and MRI Scanners to Study Infectious Diseases

Published 10/16/2012

Researchers at the Health Protection Agency (HPA) in the United Kingdom have developed a way to safely anesthetize and transfer animals from BSL-3 and BSL-4 containment to a mobile imaging facility for CT and MRI scans without breaking the containment barrier. The process allows them to obtain the high-resolution, three-dimensional images necessary for their research without building a costly suite onsite.

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