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There’s a large mesquite tree on the north side of BIO5 Oro Valley, the University of Arizona’s new research laboratory and business incubator space dedicated Friday afternoon.
Dave Perry/The Explorer, Brendan Frett, a graduate student in medicinal chemistry at the University of Arizona, explained the workings of a nuclear magnetic resonance device in the new BIO5 Oro Valley laboratory. Frett and others gave tours of the building following Friday’s dedication event.
Passion pours from Chris Hulme when he talks about his beloved Bolton Wanderers football side in the English Premier League.
A 27,464-square-foot laboratory just off Oracle Road in Oro Valley has been purchased by the University of Arizona, which expects it to house biotechnology research and incubator space.
People in the Oro Valley business community wore smiles of amazement last week, after the Oro Valley Town Council appointed a businessman – a developer, no less – to complete an open term on the town council.
In its new Tucson research and development center, Sanofi-aventis stores the "Tucson Collection" of chemical compounds.
Sanofi-aventis, the international pharmaceutical giant with 15,000 employees in the United States, is settling into its new Tucson Research Center, a gleaming structure in Oro Valley's Innovation Park that is an investment of more than $60 million.
In a single evening, Oro Valley's aesthetic advisory body swept out a "beautiful" architectural concept because of bright accent colors and ushered in a brown and beige drugstore.
Residents along Calle Concordia, some of whom helped give birth to Oro Valley's emergence as a town, are now viewing the town as its enemy. Some are even talking secession.