SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

November 13, 2008 09:08 ET

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison Delivers $180 Million National Bio-Laboratory at UTMB Galveston, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - November 13, 2008) - Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- As has been the case over the past two months, on Tuesday, November 11, a bevy of national, state and local officials gathered once more in Galveston. A far cry from another cataloguing of Hurricane Ike's destruction, this event was to celebrate the dedication of the $180 million Galveston National Laboratory at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Six years out from its initial concept, the 170,000-square-foot building is the first of its size and scope to be located on a university campus and will target both naturally occurring diseases and biological threats posed by terrorists.

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