The Multidisciplinary Research Building 1 (MRB1) will provide much needed research space to advance the University of California, Riverside’s strategic plan, UCR 2020: The Path to Preeminence.

The facility will be an important step towards achieving the primary goals of the strategic plan, which include substantial increases in student enrollment and research funding through the hiring of new scientific research and teaching faculty.

MRB1 will be able to support multiple themes of research at the intersection of Life/chemical Sciences, Medicine and Engineering. MRB1 will be flexible and adaptable, and will allow accommodation of emerging research demands over the next several decades.