St. Jude Children’s To Develop $412M Advanced Research Center
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital plans to develop of a $412 million advanced research center in Memphis, Tenn., according to a press release.
The more than 625,000-square-foot center, a major component of a $1 billion capital expansion of the St. Jude campus, will be designed to cultivate transformative research and collaboration of scientists and clinicians. Its labs and spaces will enable researchers to work together openly and across departments. The center will feature abundant natural light, open atriums, courtyards, and interaction zones to unite key disciplines of science.
Developed by The Crump Firm (lead architect) and Jacobs Engineering (lab design), the advanced research center will feature labs focusing on immunology, neurobiology, cell and molecular biology, gene editing, metabolomics, advanced microscopy, epigenetics, genomics, immunotherapy, and RNA biology.
The project is slated to break ground in spring 2018 and open in 2021