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Grand Rapids seeks input on proposed bicycle plan
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Firm looks to reinvigorate MSU business school
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Cryo-EM Core facility, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Cost: $10 million in equipment and construction
Size: 1400 sf
Project team: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Hubber, Inc. (architect and engineer); Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. (general contractor); Sam Pinto, Van Andel Institute (facilities director)
Description: Van Andel Research Institute’s Cryoelectron Microscopy Core harnesses revolutionary technology to visualize some of life’s smallest—yet most vital—components, including genetic material and molecular complexes, like enzymes and proteins
The Core offers researchers across the Institute stunning new insights into the fundamental chemical interactions that promote wellness and cause disease. VARI scientists are using Cryo-EM to understand the proteins that cause Parkinson’s disease, design new cancer drugs and improve current therapies, understand the mechanics of DNA replication, and much more
The centerpiece of VARI’s…