COMPARATIVE GENOMICS CENTRE
James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Mail Address: Comparative Genomics Centre,
Molecular Sciences Bldg 21, James Cook University,
Townsville, 4811, Queensland, Australia
Telephone: 61-7-47816265 Fax:  61-7-4781 6078

IMMUNOGENETICS RESEARCH FACILITY
Abigroup Commences Construction of the Immunogenetics Research Facility
    On September 2, 2002, Abigroup Australia commenced construction of the Immunogenetics Research Facility at the Comparative Genomics Centre, on the Douglas (Townsville) campus of the James Cook University.
 
 


 
SITE
The site of the Immunogenetics
Research Facility to the west of the
Molecular Sciences Building. 
WEEK 1
Site fenced, topsoil removed, 
site levelled. 
WEEK 2
Roadbase laid, compacted and cut, 
foundation trenches dug.
WEEK 3
Foundations poured, base topped with sand, 
anti-termite treatment applied, memberane
installed, reinforcing rods laid, 
trench for autoclave exhaust dug.
WEEK 4
Slab poured, internal structural
walls started.
WEEK 5
Construction of internal structural walls.
WEEK 6
Internal structural walls completed, 
external walls started, form work for
plant room mezzanine in place.
WEEK 8
Mezzanine poured, external walls
complete, plant room walls
nearing completion.
WEEK 10
Plant room walls complete, plant room
and amenities block roofed.
WEEK 12
Scaffold removed, external walls 
rendered, upper story painted,
studs for cladding added.
WEEK 14
Service area and stores roofed,
completion of rendering, rear access 
corridor completed.
WEEK 16
Lock-up stage with doors and windows
added, external steel panels installed.
WEEK 18
Commenced internal fit-out.
WEEK 20
Chiller unit installed, air conditioning
ducting completed.
WEEK 22
Completed external painting,
installed remaining equipment, 
commissioned air conditioning.
WEEK 24
Practical completion, 
handover to JCU.

 

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Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Key words: Autoimmune diabetes, Type 1 diabetes mellitus, childhood diabetes, lupus, systemic lupus erythematosus, haemolytic anaemia, hemolytic anemia, Coombs' test, antinuclear antibodies, renal failure, glomerulonephritis, gastritis, type A gastritis, pernicious anemia.