Improving Research Facilities Across Campus

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Research Facilities Map
  • Biology and Chemistry Building – These buildings, part of the growing campus research mall, include collaborative spaces for students, designed to promote creativity and collaboration, as well as classrooms with connected lab space, and state-of-the-art research facilities for faculty and students to work side-by-side.
  • JBS Global Food Innovation Center – This addition to the existing Animal Science building will enrich CSU’s teaching and research in meat sciences, as well as offer a space for industry collaboration through continuing education and training, equipment development and testing. Students will learn about meat processing in a hands-on environment that is not currently available in existing CSU facilities.
  • Wayne McIlwraith Translational Medicine Institute – The institute will bring together educators and innovators from academia, industry, public agencies, and other entities to pursue development of promising medical technologies, with special attention to those with potential for commercialization. Its state-of-the-art equipment, research space, clinical resources, and conference areas are designed to support this collaboration among animal and human medical specialists. John and Leslie Malone provided the transformational lead gift of $42.5 million to establish the research institute and Princess Abigail K. Kawananakoa of Hawaii, donated the institute’s naming gift of $20 million.
  • Richardson Design Center – A creative space for students and faculty in many programs including interior design, design and merchandising, landscape architecture, art, engineering, product development, entrepreneurship, construction management and others. The Richardsons have pledged $8.1 million to create the design center, which is scheduled to open in January 2019.
  • Health and Medical Center – The new home of the CSU Health Network, provides a full range of medical, counseling, and health education and prevention services that are open to all enrolled CSU students, regardless of their health insurance plan. The 113,000 square-foot, four-story building also houses a range of services to CSU faculty, staff, and community members.
  • Smith Natural Resources Building Addition – A 37,400 square foot addition on the south side of the existing Warner College of Natural Resources will include classrooms, a student success center, teaching labs, and offices. This project was made possible by a $3.7 million gift from Michael Smith.
  • Avenir Museum –10,000 square feet have been added and the existing 8,000 square feet have been renovated to now contain three galleries, classroom and seminar space, a library, a conservation laboratory and expanded collection storage and management areas.
  • Arboviral Infectious Disease Laboratory (AIDL) –  The new foothills campus addition will house researchers who conduct basic and applied research aimed at the overall goal of reducing the global burden of infectious diseases, in particular those that are emerging and transmitted to humans by arthropods or zoonotic reservoirs.
  • South Campus Animal Research Facility (SCARF) – A 12,500 square feet animal holding facility to support the translational medicine institute for a variety of species from rodents through small livestock.