Charles Boudreaux | 10/19/2017 8:12:39 PM
The two-story, 47,750 square foot research laboratory facility houses three departments of the LSU AgCenter: the School of Animal Sciences, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences and the School of Renewable Natural Resources, as well the LSU AgCenter Biotechnology Laboratories’ Cell Culture Service Lab. The building was completed in 2014. It includes 29 labs, a profession test kitchen and a world class food sensory testing facility. The modern facility has attracted collaborative use from several other AgCenter and Main Campus Department personnel.
Of the building’s 29 main laboratories, 12 of them are mainly used by School of Animal Sciences Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students. Areas of Animal Science research being conducted in these labs include Microbiology, Immunology, Serology, Disease Diagnostics, Molecular Biology, Vaccine Development, Genetics, Reproductive Biology, Physiology, Meat Analysis, Meat Chemistry, Ruminant Nutrition, and Cell Culture.
The building also provides office space for many of the School of Animal Sciences’ Faculty and Staff as well as desk space for current Graduate Students. It also boasts a classroom and conference rooms with current Audio/Visual Technology.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture