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About the Building

John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building: A hub for scientific discovery

LEED Gold Badge

The hub of the Institute is the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building, which opened in 2014. The building has six floors of research labs and a mix of wet and dry labs. Lower levels contain the Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging.

A green design enables a gold level LEED certification that will contribute to a cleaner world. The architect of record is Rohrbach Associates, PC of Iowa City, IA. The design architect is Gwathmey Siegel and Associates Architects, LLC of New York, NY.