The International Genomics Consortium/Translational Genomics Research Institute (IGC/TGen) Headquarters is a design-build project awarded to DPR and SmithGroup by the City of Phoenix. Completed in 2004, the IGC/TGen Headquarters became a bioscience reasearch center of international stature. The 13-acre block world-class urban bioscience campus is in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The 170,000-sq.-ft. six-story, state-of-the-art bioscience research facility now provides administrative and research laboratory spaces for the two user organizations plus two future tenants. The IGC/TGen organizations plan and conduct cutting-edge biomedical research that furthers recent achievements in mapping the human genome in order to target treatment and develop cures for cancer, diabetes, and other diseases. TGen is dedicated to bringing the breakthroughs in genomics research to the bedside and benefit of patients. TGen seeks to provide a foundation for collaboration among top researchers throughout the world who are dedicated to the next revolution of healthcare.

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