Building 23 has 16 stories, contains 730,000 square feet, and has been built at a total cost of $365,336,000.

CDC Cuts Ribbon on New Lab Tomorrow

The opening of Building 23 in Atlanta finishes the replacement of all outdated CDC biological laboratories, including the oldest laboratory buildings.

Director Dr. Thomas C. Frieden, MD, MPH, and three other top officials of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be on hand Wednesday morning when the ribbon is cut to officially open Building 23.

This CDC photo shows the interior of the building.Scheduled to join Frieden for the ceremony in Atlanta are William P. Nichols, MPA, chief operating officer; George Chandler, MRP, MPA, director of Buildings and Facilities; Rima Khabbaz, MD, deputy director for Infectious Diseases; and Bernie Marcus, a co-founder of Home Depot and former chairman of the CDC Foundation.

The opening of Building 23 completes the replacement of all outdated CDC biological laboratories, including the oldest lab buildings on CDC's main campus. According to CDC, Building 23 will enhance its research on malaria, parasitic diseases, Salmonella, and E. coli; maintain PulseNet, the national DNA "fingerprint" library of foodborne diseases; and support AIDS research.

CDC's fact sheet about the building -- it has 16 stories, contains 730,000 square feet, and has been built at a total cost of $365,336,000, is here.

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