The completion of the structural steel frame is a milestone in the construction process -- and a milestone for California in its effort to help establish an infrastructure for stem cell research at universities throughout the state. The $123 million building includes an award of $34.9 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Who
- UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH
- UCSF School of Medicine Interim Dean Sam Hawgood, MBBS
- California Institute for Regenerative Medicine board member, patient-advocate
- The Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCSF co-director Rik Derynck, PhD
- 11:30 a.m. – Signing of the beam
- Noon. – Lunch at the construction site
- 1:15 p.m. – Installation of the signed beam
- Interviews, b-roll and shots from various perspectives at construction site:
- Interview and photo opportunities with UCSF leadership, stem cell scientists, construction workers.
Medical Center Way is on the far southeast side of Parnassus Ave., just to the east of Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute (401 Parnassus Ave.). Walk up the driveway to the site. Parking
- Public garage -- Media in standard vehicles should park in the public garage across the street from the Medical Sciences Building. Garage entry is between 400 and 500 Parnassus Ave., on the north side of the street. Keep in mind that navigating within the garage can take time.
- On street parking -- There will be limited parking for large media van/trucks on Medical Center Way