The La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI) and Gemini Science, Inc. share a $43 million, joint-use, 145,000-sq.ft.facility in the University of California, San Diego Science Research Park. The building is the headquarters of LIAI, ranked among the top five molecular biology and genetics research organizations in the world. Gemini Science is a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical R&D company that is the U.S. subsidiary of Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd., Japan’s leading comprehensive beverage group.
This new building houses LIAI’s 230 employees and 16 laboratories,
plus Gemini’s 50-member research team. Located on 3.42 acres, the
four-story facility features a multi-level atrium with overhanging balconies
and a 157-seat auditorium. The “open laboratory” floor plan
is designed for a highly collaborative research environment and includes
specialized rooms for all aspects of molecular and cellular biology.