National Biocontainment Training Center, National Laboratory, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Profile: The NBTC is dedicated to preparing the worldwide community of infectious disease scientists to work safely in high-containment research laboratories. Located on the campus of the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas the NBTC enhances UTMB's existing internationally recognized Laboratory Biosafety Training Program and serves as the hub of instruction for the nation's emerging infectious disease and biodefense researchers. This unique training opportunity is unmatched nationally or internationally and fills a critical role in the development and training of highly skilled scientists, and engineers dedicated to researching the diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines.

 

Services: DataCom Design has provided all low-voltage including IT, Security, Audiovisual, and Acoustics. This facility contains noxious viruses that required unique designs for technology containment.

 

Type: New Construction    Size: 330,000 SF    Cost: $174 Million