Organovo designs and creates functional human tissues using a proprietary three-dimensional bioprinting technology. Organovo is located at Portola on Nancy Ridge Drive in Sorrento Mesa. The existing, single story structure is submitted to be a LEED Gold building. The existing interior lab space was completely demolished and built out specilically for Organovo's lab requirements. Extensive structural upgrades were performed throughout the building to support the severe shell modifications, in addition to several new custom skylights on the roof, and new mechanical infrastructure to support single pass air requirements for the lab areas.
The Organovo space was built out with Hanson metal casework, one overhead service carrier with the ability to serve multiple lab functions at once, a large cold room, an air infinity low flow hood, multiple support labs with metal casesework and glass wash facility. The cleanrooms are Validated Class 10k cleanrooms.
Location: 6275 Nancy Ridge Drive
Owner: Alexandria Real Estate | Rodney Hunt
Architect: Gensler | Kevin Heinly, LEED
Jim Liston | Senior Project Manager
Scott Market | Superitendent
Albert Barraza | Project Engineer