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St. Jude Announces Plans for State-of-the-Art Advanced Research Center


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is poised to break ground on a new $412 million research facility in spring 2018.

The new advanced research center marks the beginning of a new era of scientific advancement emerging at St. Jude.

The building will be designed as an interactive hub of exploration and discovery that will cultivate transformative research and collaboration, as well as attracting scientists and clinicians to St. Jude.

St. Jude seeks the best scientific talent to be part of this engaging center, which has the capacity for 1,000 positions. It will consist of eight floors, with six research floors and two floors dedicated to future expansion and evolving technologies.

The facility will include state-of-the-art labs focusing on immunology, neurobiology, cell and molecular biology, gene editing, metabolomics, advanced microscopy, epigenetics, genomics, immunotherapy and RNA biology. The space will also contain a biorepository and collaborative spaces to facilitate interaction among researchers.

Every aspect of the advanced research center has been customized to inspire and support researchers who seek to lead and collaborate.