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UT Brownsville unveils second biomedical research building

UT Brownsville unveils second biomedical research building

    Posted by UT System

    on Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The University of Texas at Brownsville celebrated the formal opening of its Biomedical Research and Health Professions Building II on Friday, Sept. 6. The $4.9 million, 4,299-square-foot building was funded by a National Institutes of Health grant and the university.

The new structure has faculty offices, support space and six Biosafety Level 2 laboratories built to Center for Disease Control and Prevention standards, which include limited laboratory access and requirements for handling non-contaminated and contaminated items.

The new building will continue the university’s growing mission of biomedical research to find solutions to local and worldwide health problems. In 2012 the university had $8.3 million in annual research expenditures compared to 2002 when there was $1.2 million in annual research expenditures, according to university financial information.

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