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Tsoi/Kobus and Centerbrook to design Jackson Laboratory facility in Farmington, Conn.

Building will house research into personalized, gene-based cancer screening and treatment.

March 14, 2012 |

Tsoi/Kobus & Associates and Centerbrook Architects and Planners will plan and design The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine facility in Farmington, Conn.

JAX Genomic Medicine, a new nonprofit research institute for genomics-based medicine, will house 300 biomedical researchers, technicians and support staff in advanced computing facilities and laboratories.

Initial operations will begin this year in leased space on the University of Connecticut Health Center campus while the 173,000-sf permanent facility is designed and built on a nearby 17-acre site. Construction will begin before the end of this year, and the new facility will open in 2014. BD+C

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