Welcome to the new Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity
and Aging Studies
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The building was designed by Alamo Architects and constructed by Vaughn Construction.
Groundbreaking – October 2017
Topping Out – October 2018
Occupancy – Fall 2020
- Laboratories – Open labs to foster collaboration; Ability to upsize or downsize; Flexible casework; Shared equipment spaces
- Write up spaces outside of labs
- Collaborative spaces with moveable furniture throughout the building
- Outdoor seating areas at main entrance
3 floors including a vivarium, laboratories and office space
Square footage: 109,785
Approximate cost: $70 million
Meet our team
The Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies brings together the world’s leading scientists in aging and longevity research, and providing them with the latest technologies in the application of cutting-edge research methods, supports their drive for excellence in scientific inquiry, an essential element to bringing good health and enhanced quality of life to our aging population.
Our Mission is to understand the basic biology of aging, discovery of therapies that will treat and cure the diseases of aging by fostering dynamic, collaborative research, education and training of our future scientists and clinicians, as well as promoting public awareness of age-related issues.
“Sam would have been very, very proud of this outstanding building and the exceptional researchers who are making so many exciting discoveries. Their efforts will help us all to grow old as slowly as possible, and with vitality.”
– Ann Barshop
The construction of the new Barshop building was made possible by these generous, forward-thinking individuals.
The Brown Foundation supported the establishment of the Barshop Institute through transformational gifts during its inception. We recognize Toby and Barbie O’Connor for their pivotal role securing this research funding.