SMBB symbolizes progress and potential of Utah research


2012-4-20 - The state-of-the-art James L. Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building (SMBB), held its grand opening on April 19, 2012. The USTAR innovation building houses the Brain Institute, the Nano Institute of Utah, and the U's Department of Bioengineering. Local press celebrated the milestone.

KSL - New biotech building dedicated at the U
KUER - Scientists already at work at new biotech building (KUER)
Salt Lake Tribune - University of Utah's biotech building ready for research (Salt Lake Tribune)
KUTV2 – USTAR reveals building dedicated to detecting disease early
Fox 13 – New U facility boasts state-of-the-art technology
Deseret News – University of Utah dedicates new biotech facility
The Daily Utah Chronicle – Researchers merge in new USTAR building
Utah Business – USTAR Building Brings New Spirit of Collaboration


Dinesh and Kalpana Patel

Governor Herbert at the dedication ceremony

SMBB Open House


Last Updated: 3/14/13