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Ohio State's New Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry Building Now Open

Posted by Laura Braden on Mon, May 04, 2015

The newest addition to the Ohio State University Campus - the new Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry Building - held its grand opening earlier this month, on April 10, 2015. Located at the heart of the science and engineering portion of campus, the new building greaty expands laboratory and research space. 

The new Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry Building (CBEC) is a $126 million dollar, 225,000 square foot project that began construction in 2012. The building is the first fully LEED-certified building on the Ohio State University campus and provides new laboratory space for researchers, engineers, grad students and post docs to work on collaborative research projects in the fields of Chemistry and Chemical Biomolecular Engineering. 

Research within the building will focus on four main fields: 

  1. Nano/bioscience and technology
  2. Energy-related materials
  3. Energy and the environment
  4. Theory, modeling, and simulations

Ohio State University

Ohio State University is a leading research institution in terms of amount of funding received annually as well as for research produced. Ohio State ranked 24th in the nation in 2013 for R&D expenditures, totaling more than $454.5 million. In the 2014 fiscal year, the university received over $131.4 million in research grants, awards, and funding. 

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Research departments that received substantial amounts of this funding include: 

  • Medicine and Internal Medicine - $38.8 million
  • Microbiology, Immunology, and Virology - $14.3 million
  • Public Health and Preventative Medicine - $5.9 million
  • Chemistry - $5 million
  • Biochemistry - $4.7 million

 Currently funded research projects at Ohio State University include: 

  • The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded a five-year, $11.3 million Specialized Program of Research Excellence grant for research and development of treatment for thyroid cancer.
  • The Ohio State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering has been awarded $6.25 million over five years to develop new materials with extraordinary thermal properties based on spin. 
  • Ohio State University has been awarded $1.5 million by the NIH to address human sinus node disease and to find improved therapeutic remedies as this disease affects those wearing pacemakers.

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Biotechnolgoy Calendar, Inc. holds an annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at Ohio State University that gives lab suppliers the opportunity to meet face-to-face with more than 300 active life science researchers from more than 55 research departments in over 40 on-campus buildings, to increase brand awareness and gain quality academic leads. 

To learn more about participating in the 15th Annual BioResearch Product Faire™ Event on August 2, 2014 at Ohio State University in Columbus, visit the link below: 

Learn More About Ohio State Event

 

Researchers in Columbus are invited to visit the link below to learn more about attending this event, and to pre-register to save time at the door: 

Researchers Attend  Ohio State Event

 

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