Navigation Links
Kornberg Associates | Architects Completes UC Riverside Stem Cell Core Facility Project
Date:12/10/2009

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Kornberg Associates | Architects (www.kornberg.com) has converted part of an existing building (Keen Hall), including a previously unused covered open area, into an innovative stem cell core facility for the University of California, Riverside. Ken Kornberg, president and founder, made the announcement.

"A key project element was to ensure that although the facility was integrated into the campus security system, access control is independent from the rest of Keen Hall," said Kornberg Associates I Architects Principal Mike Mulvey, RIBA, who supervised the project and heads up San Diego operations for the firm. "A video monitoring system was included in the cell culture labs, support rooms and microscopy rooms for educational purposes. Portions of the adjacent 30-year-old building were brought up to current disabled access standards as part of the project."

The facility includes a cutting-edge Nikon BioStation, an automated microscopic cell culture observation device. Cameras in all working areas feed to an LCD screen in the lobby so that students and others can be shown stem cell activities without having to enter the 'clean area.'

Major project funding was provided by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM; www.cirm.ca.gov), established in 2005 following the passage of Proposition 71, the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative. The statewide ballot measure provides $3 billion in funding for stem cell research at California universities and research institutions. CIRM makes grants and provides loans for stem cell research, research facilities and other research opportunities. CIRM inspected and approved the facility in August 2009.

The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the University of California system. Current enrollment is 17,187 students. The campus is located about 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

Kornberg Associates I Architects (www.kornberg.com), established in 1979, is the world's oldest, independent lab/research design firm. The company provides a full range of architectural services and has completed more than 500 projects worldwide. These have included pharmaceutical and biomedical research labs, clinical care facilities, medical centers, office/administrative buildings, conference centers and schools. Project scale ranges from tenant improvement/renovation to complete buildings and campuses. Offices are located in Menlo Park and San Diego, CA; and Tokyo.



Contact:

Ken Kornberg
Kornberg Associates | Architects
(650) 321-1295
ken@kornberg.com

Neal Leavitt
Leavitt Communications
(760) 639-2900
neal@leavcom.com


SOURCE Kornberg Associates | Architects


'/>"/>
SOURCE Kornberg Associates | Architects
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. Kornberg Associates Architects Selected to Develop Design for New Stanford University Imaging Center
2. Roger Kornberg to present lecture at the Joint Biophysical Society/IUPAB Meeting
3. Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates
4. Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates
5. KINAXO Completes Financing Round to Enhance Biomarker Development
6. Pacific Biometrics Completes $4 Million Debt Financing
7. InVitria Successfully Completes Beta Testing and Announces Commercial Launch of Optiferrin for Mammalian Cell Culture
8. Lockheed Martin Team Completes Key Design Milestone on Federal Bureau of Investigations Next Generation Identification Program
9. Funxional successfully completes initial clinical trial of FX125L, an anti-inflammatory drug with a novel mechanism of action
10. DOE Joint Genome Institute completes soybean genome
11. L-1 Identity Solutions Completes Acquisition of the ID Systems Business from Digimarc Corporation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/26/2017)... PANAMA CITY , Jan. 26, 2017  Crossmatch, ... today unveiled a new solution aimed at combatting fraud, ... The solution was introduced at the Action on Disaster ... a key meeting point for UN agencies and foreign ... Fraud, waste and abuse are a largely ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... , Jan. 24, 2017 Biopharm Reports ... the laboratory use of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy ... end-users and profiled current practices, developments, trends and ... well as growth and opportunities. These areas include ... NMR instruments, needs and innovation requirements, hyphenated NMR ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global ... ... recognition biometrics market to grow at a CAGR of 19.36% during ... scenario and the growth prospects of the global voice recognition biometrics ... the revenue generated from the sales of voice recognition biometrics including ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:2/21/2017)... Feb. 21, 2017  Lexus, a returning partner of the ... official and exclusive automobile partner of the men,s and women,s events ... The 2017 Amgen Tour of California ... some of the best professional cycling teams in the world racing ... The four-day Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease TM ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... FRANCISCO , Feb. 21, 2017   Invitae ... genetic information companies, today announced that members of the ... Company 37th Annual Health Care Conference on Monday, March ... p.m. Pacific in Boston, Massachusetts . ... presentation may be accessed by visiting the investors section ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... , Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA ) ... and CEO and Fabrice Orecchioni, the company,s COO, has been named ... over the past four years, Fabrice has overseen the construction, start-up ... and the management of the Mitsui JV.  Fabrice has also ... proposed China JV. ...
(Date:2/20/2017)... ... February 20, 2017 , ... Salford-based Mettler Toledo Safeline, which ... pharmaceutical processing and packaging industries, was runner-up for the Environmental Achievement Award, sponsored ... most or taken the most innovative steps to improve its environmental performance. ...
Breaking Biology Technology: