1_Newsedward a. doisy research centerUniversitytrue20101018T18:22:33Edward A. Doisy Research Center: By the Numbers10 interesting numbers to know about the new Edward A. Doisy Research Center.<p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #333399;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">5 </span><br /></span></span></strong>The Edward A. Doisy Research Center will make it possible for Saint Louis University scientists to further research discoveries in five key areas: cancer, liver disease, heart/lung disease, aging and brain disease and vaccine development.</p> <table align="right" bgcolor="#ffffff" border="0" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img border="1" src="http://www.slu.edu/pr/images/DoisyResearchCenter_250.jpg" /></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong><span style="color: #333399;">9 </span></strong><br /></span>The 9-acre site is elaborately landscaped with a stream, zen garden and fountain.</p> <p><span style="color: #000080;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong><span style="color: #333399;">79</span></strong><br /></span></span>"Green" from the start, 79 percent of all construction waste created in the building of the&nbsp;Doisy Research Center was recycled.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #333399; font-size: large;"><span style="font-size: medium;">80</span></span></strong><br />The 10-story tower at the north end of the building consists of eight research floors with a total of 80 flexible, state-of-the-art, highly secured labs.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #333399; font-size: medium;">522 </span></strong><br />It took construction crews just 522 working days to build the&nbsp;Doisy&nbsp;Research Center.</p> <p><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong><span style="color: #333399;">38,500</span></strong><br /></span>The 19.5 ton fleur-de-lis lantern weighs roughly the same amount as four grown Asian elephants and is visible from both interstates 64 and 44.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #333399; font-size: medium;">48,000</span></strong><br />Natural light floods the new Doisy Research Center through the 48,000 square feet of glass that covers the building.</p> <p><strong><span style="color: #333399;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">206,000</span><br /></span></span></strong> The distinctive, triangular-shaped building totals 206,000 square feet.</p> <p><span style="background-color: #ffffff;"><strong><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="color: #333399;">82,000,000</span></span></strong><br /></span>At $82 million, the Doisy Research Center is the largest building project in the history of Saint Louis University.</p> <p><strong><em><span style="color: #333399; font-size: medium;">Countless </span></em></strong><br />With state-of-the-art biomedical facilities and open laboratory space that encourages scientific creativity through collaboration, there's no limit to the number of lives that will be touched by the research conducted at the new Edward A. Doisy Research Center</p>News & EventsNews Centerhttp://www.slu.edu/x31064.xmlNews RoomBilliken Athleticshttp://www.slubillikens.comCalendar of EventsFast FactsContacts & Resourceshttp://www.slu.edu/x15181.xmlRandomUniversitymobile/template/logo-slu.pnghttp://www.slu.edu/x19495.xmlhttp://www.slu.edu/rel-drc-evergreen-429/rel-drc-numbers-1130CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)