Interdisciplinary Research Building (HU-IRB)
The Howard University Interdisciplinary Research Building is an 81,670-square-foot, state-of-the-art research facility that fosters team-based research collaborations across disciplines. The Interdisciplinary Research Building houses faculty whose research efforts are interdisciplinary in nature and primarily focused on bio-nanosciences, natural products research & drug development, microbial ecology, diversity, and immunology, atmospheric sciences, and developmental biology and stem cell differentiation or related areas. The building is a green, energy-efficient (LEED) facility that incorporates the latest educational, environmental, and research standards. It includes a clean room, laboratories, instructional space, and centralized offices for faculty, students, and academic staff.