- The Pennsylvania State University & The Pennsylvania Department of General Services
- 161,500 Square Feet
- $38 Million
- BLT/Payette Joint Venture Architects, Interior Designer
The building houses the Huck Institute of the Life Sciences, administrative offices, and four centers of excellence: Plant Biology, Neurosciences, Developmental Biology, and Toxicology and Carcinogenesis.
These pure-research laboratories occupy a portion of the first floor and all of the second, third and fourth floor. On the ground floor and part of the first floor, the facility offers state-of-the-art classrooms of up to 300 seat capacity, teaching studios, faculty and student office spaces, video conferencing facilities, and numerous areas for informal exchange of research information.
The program also features a barrier animal facility for approximately 7,700 rodents in a partial basement.