Northwestern’s next-gen biomedical research workplace powerhouse

Executive Director for Research

The Northwestern University 12-story, 625,000-sf Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center’s research workplace is designed to form new connections and accelerate discovery in the study of cancer, heart disease, and neurodegenerative disorders. A flexible research neighborhood strategy creates a vibrant hub to bring together physicians, scientists, and engineers, and attract the best minds in research worldwide. Eric Boberg sets out details of the building’s scientific core facilities, labs for biomedical engineering, developmental biology, human molecular genetics, immunology, and regenerative medicine, and the faculty and administrative office model. He identifies space planning considerations for multi-organization shared facilities.