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  • Walter Reed Army Institute of Research is planning to renovate a 67,000-sf animal research facility in Silver Spring, Md.

  • The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is planning a $75 million mouse production facility in Ellsworth, Maine.

  • Incorporate Cutting-Edge Air Control, Flexible Configurations, Durable Finishes

    Flexible room configurations, durable finishes and equipment, and highly sensitive airflow control and monitoring can extend the sustainable life of animal facilities and vivaria, where the research and biosecurity needs can change repeatedly over the course of several years. Detailed upfront planning and mockups of proposed spaces contribute to the long-term success and flexibility of these facilities.

  • The University of Washington is building the $123.5 million Animal Research and Care Facility in Seattle.

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho began constructing the 108,000-sf Science and Technology Building in Rexburg in March of 2015.

  • Wistar Institute

    The 89,700-sf, seven-story expansion of the Wistar Institute increases research space from 30 to 45 labs, with new support areas, including tissue culture rooms, fume hood alcoves, equipment alcoves, and a shared cold room. Each of the five lab floors contains an open-plan research lab for four professors and their research teams of 35 to 40 to work collaboratively on cancer research, genetics, and vaccine development. Flexible, moveable lab benches will accommodate changing research needs.

  • The National University of Ireland Galway began construction in January of 2015 on the 88,000-sf Human Biology Building.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture is planning a 100,000-sf expansion and renovation of the Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory (SEPRL) in Athens.

  • Canisius College is building the interdisciplinary Science Hall in Buffalo, N.Y.

  • The Jackson Laboratory will begin construction in 2015 on the $21 million Center for Biometric Analysis in Bar Harbor, Maine.

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