Margaret Murie Life Sciences Building

University of Alaska, Fairbanks



New building for the Department of Biology and Wildlife, and the Institute of Arctic Biology. The Life Sciences Facility includes Neuroscience, Biology and Infectious Disease research laboratories, and teaching laboratories for Developmental Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Aquatic Organisms, Invertebrate Zoology, Physiological Ecology, Anatomy & Physiology, Wildlife Diseases, and Genetics. Support spaces include Insectary, Animal Holding, Clean & Dirty Tissue Culture, Research Flex Labs, and an Imaging Suite for 1.5T and 7T MRI.


Fairbanks, AL, USA

  • Services: Laboratory Design
  • Completed: 2013

Area Summary

  • Gross Building: 100,933
  • Net (Assignable) Building: 46,081
  • Lab & Lab Support: 27,374

Cost Summary

  • Construction Cost: $88,000,000

Important Details

  • Award: 2013 Design Merit Award, AIA Alaska


  • Bezek Durst Seiser & Smith Group JJR


  • Ken Graham Photography