Content Tagged with: Multidisciplinary Research Building

UC Riverside Life Sciences Incubator goes live

Drug delivery and genomic sequencing startups are the first tenants

By Holly Ober |

MRB receives official LEED certification

UC Riverside’s newest and largest research facility has received its official LEED Platinum certification, signifying it meets the building industry’s highest energy-efficiency standards. The Multidisciplinary Research Building, or MRB, opened in January after three-and-a-half years of construction. The first group of researchers moved into the...

By Imran Ghori |

Research teams start moving into MRB

From the top floor of UC Riverside’s Multidisciplinary Research Building, Jericho Ortanez can enjoy views of the Student Recreation Center next door, nearby city neighborhoods, and the region’s surrounding hills. The microbiology doctoral student is among approximately 150 faculty members, students, and employees who are the first to move into the...

By Imran Ghori |

MRB’s gleaming atrium, revealed

Photographs from the atrium of the new Multidisciplinary Research Building, or MRB, indicate the project is nearing completion. Campus architect Jacqueline Norman pronounces the project “on schedule, and on budget” and said MRB recently achieved the “Beneficial Occupancy” threshold, which means the building can be outfitted with fixtures and...

By J.D. Warren |