Plant Based Vaccines Grown in Podlike Labs Could Stop the Next Pandemic

by , 03/02/10
filed under: Design, Design for Health

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GreenVax is planning to house its research in a 13,500 square-meter biotherapeutic production facility to be built on a 8.5-hectare site on the Texas A&M Health Science Center campus in Bryan, Texas. The warehouse-like facility will be home to around 9 mobile, pod-like laboratories as well as space to grow tobacco plants using hydroponics. The pods will be self-contained clean rooms with either HEPA or ULPA filters and will be around 5.5 x 13 meters and provide a 5.5- by 7.6-meter working environment, gown dressing areas and a separate mechanical support area.

Via Scientific American

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