Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center Opens its Doors
Dedication ushers in a new era of scientific discovery
The June 17th dedication of the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center marked the official opening of the largest new research building in the United States. A capacity crowd of Northwestern leadership, trustees, faculty, staff, friends and supporters gathered to usher in a new era of scientific discovery.
Top row, from left: Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Northwestern University Board of Trustees Chairman J. Landis Martin; Northwestern University president and professor Morton Schapiro, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker; Northwestern University Trustee Louis A. Simpson; Northwestern University Trustee Kimberly K. Querrey; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Vice President for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean Eric G. Neilson, MD; Northwestern University Provost Jonathan Holloway, John Potocsnak and Laura Potocsnak.
Bottom row, from left: Ald. Brian Hopkins, 2nd; Northwestern Memorial Healthcare CEO Dean Harrison, Stanley Manne; President and CEO of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Patrick M. Magoon; Illinois State Senator Robert Peters; and Illinois Congressman Danny Davis.
Following the opening dedication, attendees heard presentations by Northwestern University faculty inside the Potocsnak Family Atrium.
The capacity crowd filled the new Potocsnak Family Atrium following the ribbon cutting ceremony.