Building on a proud tradition of interdisciplinary research at the University of Oregon, the Robert and Beverly Lewis Integrative Science Building (LISB) will bring world-class researchers together under one roof from a range of different disciplines. UO biologists, chemists, psychologists, computer scientists and other researchers will be working alongside one another to tackle society’s grand challenges — from cellular processes to improving communities.
When the $65 million facility opens on Oct. 26, 2012, the Lewis Building will be home to strategic research clusters centered around interdisciplinary and integrative research missions that are not defined by departmental boundaries. Part of the UO’s Lorry I. Lokey Science Complex, the 103,000-square-foot facility literally unites the sciences by connecting the adjacent Lokey Laboratories, Huestis Hall, Streisinger Hall and Klamath Hall science buildings.
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