Fred and A. Normal Drucker Laboratory for Virology Research

Project Status

Construction start: Fall 2006
Completion: January 2008

Project Description & Statistics

The Fred and A. Norman Drucker Laboratory For Virology Research, which will focus on the study of virology, AIDS, hepatitis and biodefense, will be located on the 9th floor of the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center.  The 9th floor remained a "shelled" floor in the building, awaiting necessary funding to undertake construction.  In addition to specialized laboratories and support labs, this facility will include a bio-safety level 3 environment (similar to a clean room).

Area statistics:
Net square feet:  15,000
Gross square feet:  24,515

Project Team

Project Management:
Ron Nayler, Associate Vice President for Facilities Management
Bonnie Humphrey, Director Facilities Management Design & Construction
John Brzezinski, Senior Project Manager

Architect, Engineers & Consultants:
Kornberg Associates (Menlo Park, CA), Architect
Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (Madison, WI), Engineer
E Cube, Inc. (Boulder, CO), Commissioning Engineer

Construction Manager:
Turner Construction Company

Contact Information

All questions or complaints should be directed to:

John Brzezinski, Senior Project Manager
Northwestern University
Facilities Management Design & Construction
2020 Ridge Avenue, Suite 250
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-3677
Fax: 847-491-3869