Thatcher Building for Biological and Biophysical Chemistry

University of Utah



Facilities include high density fume hood laboratories for Bio-Organic, Biophysical, and Bio-Analytical chemistry supported by specialized instrument rooms, and a core lab for mass spectroscopy. Undergraduate students will have access to new Bio-Analytical Chemistry and Bio-Organic Chemistry labs, as well as an Active Learning Center. Laboratory support facilities include dedicated rooms for tissue culture work, sample prep, radioisotope work, and confocal microscopy, as well as shared controlled environment rooms and autoclave facility.


Salt Lake City, UT, USA

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Category: Education
  • Completed: 2013

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 50,000
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 26,000
  • Laboratory & Laboratory Support: 14,000

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $ 17,900,000

Important Details

  • LEED Certification Level: Silver


  • VCBO Architecture


  • Paul Richer/Richer Images LLC.