The Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences is the signature component of UGA's burgeoning initiative for research, education and the creation of technology in biomedicine, health and life sciences. Home of UGA's College of Public Health and Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, this state-of-the-art translational research facility promotes cross-disciplinary interaction amongst researchers, clinicians and students in molecular medicine, infectious diseases, public health and environmental and agricultural sciences. The four-story building encompasses about 135,000 SF and contain research space and offices for more than 275 scientists and graduate students. Features are a 18,000 SF barrier animal facility housing 30,000 rodents and aquatic animals and a 10,000 SF bio-imaging suite housing EEG and MEG equipment, a 3-Tesla MRI, and a small bore animal magnet. Project was completed in 2006.
Location: Athens, GA, US
My Role: Programming, Laboratory Design Principal
Additional Credits: Architect of Record - HOK, Inc
MEPFP Engineer - Vanderweil
Contractor - The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Program Manager - Jones, Lang, LaSalle