Published: May 25, 2010 By

he Jennie Smoly Caruthers BiotechnologyA crane hoists materials up to the skeletal third floor of a revolutionary research facility under construction on the University of Colorado's east campus. When it opens in November 2011, the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building will allow faculty and students to collaborate on fundamental research in new ways.

The facility is viewed as bolstering Colorado's role in the national biotechnology economy by enhancing education and research. The state's burgeoning biotech sector consists of some 380 companies and employs about 16,000 people.


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