Newly opened in 2019, the Biological Sciences Building bridges the central campus and medical campus.
The BSB brings together the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. The building also houses the Museum of Natural History, a public museum, as well as two research-centric museums of Zoology and Paleontology.
The 312,000 square-foot building features:
- 4 classrooms: a Team-Based Learning Classroom that seats 138 people, the Planetarium & Dome Theater, and two specimen-based classrooms that seat 30 people.
- 84 labs
- 3 museums
- Unique features:
- The Museum of Natural History winds its way through the building and allows the public to view activities in some of the BSB visible labs.
- The building includes a state-of-the-art Plant Growth Facilities and Imaging Core, and one of the largest university aquatics facilities in the country.