Office of Research Facilties Development and Operations

Rendering of Future Building 35 Construction Start:  September 2001
Estimated Completion:  Summer 2007

DCPM Project Director:  Robert G. McDonald, P.E.
DCPM Project Officer:  John Hollingsworth

Contracting Officer:  Olga Acosta-Polston
Acting Director, DCPM:  Charlie O'Hanlon
Acting Director, ORF:  Leonard Taylor

Development Manager:  Higgins Development Partners, LLC,
Frank J. Piatkowski, Senior Project Manager
Architect:  Rafael Vinoly Architects, PC, Andrea Lamberti, Project Manager
Construction Manager:  The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, Scott McMahon, Senior Project Manager

The John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center will bring multiple disciplines and institutes working together, sharing lab space and sharing ideas to improve the pace of neuroscience discovery. The 596,000 gross square foot facility will house over 100 principal investigators. A prominent feature of the building is a five-story atrium with numerous meeting and seminar rooms.

"Bringing Neuroscience Together"