UWM School of Freshwater Sciences

    Janesville-based J.P. Cullen & Sons Inc. has been awarded a $36.4 million contract to build a new 92,600-square-foot facility for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences at 600 E. Greenfield Ave., Milwaukee. It will be built adjacent to the current Great Lakes Water Institute. The new facility will provide multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research space, core facilities, collaborative space and teaching and instructional spaces. The addition will house the Center for Water Policy, Great Lakes Genomics Center, laboratories for researchers and students, classrooms, quarantine facilities to allow research students to acquire aquatic organisms from the Great Lakes, and will serve as a substantial expansion of the School of Freshwater Sciences aquaculture labs.

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