Tulane University to dedicate new research and innovation building

December 10, 2012

Barri Bronston
Phone: 504-314-7444

WHAT:     Dedication of the Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation, a $7.4 million, 24,000-square-foot facility that will be a catalyst for Tulane’s emergence as a science and engineering powerhouse. Flower Hall will help Tulane attract top researchers and faculty, generate millions of dollars in sponsored research, serve as an incubator for emerging companies in areas such as environmental remediation, vaccine delivery and cellular engineering, promote interdisciplinary research and serve as a vital part of the area’s growing bioscience and chemical engineering sectors.

WHO:    Donors, including Paul Flower; Tulane President Scott Cowen; Nicholas Altiero, dean of the School of Science and Engineering; New Orleans community and business leaders

WHERE:    Flower Hall, adjacent to the Boggs Center for Energy & Biotechnology, on Tulane’s Uptown campus

WHEN:     3:30 p.m. Dec. 11

MORE:     Flower Hall features 15 research labs with open spaces designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and boost collaboration among engineers and scientists from diverse fields and their colleagues and students. The building also features study rooms, offices and sunlit gathering areas on each floor.

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