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Delivery and Installation of Critical Scientific Equipment at White Oak Facilities

Description: This key project tracks the delivery and installation of critical scientific equipment for the new CBER laboratories at the White Oak campus. The procurement and delivery of the biological safety cabinets, mobile casework, vacuum pumps, water polishers and biocontainment cage units is necessary to establish operational BSL-2 and BSL-3 labs and the Vivarium.

Public Health Outcome: These labs support the advancement of cell, gene and tissue therapies, blood and blood component products, vaccines, allergenic products and other important biologics. Helping to establish these laboratories is instrumental in supporting the efforts of CBER scientists to ensure safe and effective biological products.

Briefing Status: DELAYED

Prior Briefing Status: ON TRACK

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

A. Delivery of key equipment for LSB2: water polishers, high density freezers, animal cage racks, metro shelving, and mobile pedestals

6/1/2014

Completed 2/7/2014

B. Installation of key equipment for LSB2: water polishers, high density freezers, animal cage racks, metro shelving, and mobile pedestals (1)

6/1/2014

Completed 9/30/2014

C. Preparing for the BSL-3and Select Agent Programs

9/1/2014

Delayed

D. Migration of the Freezer Farm

9/1/2014

Completed 9/15/2014

Footnotes

  • (1) The dates for milestone B and milestone C were adjusted due to a construction delay. If a milestone is missed, the milestone will remain delayed until the milestone is completed.

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.

Glossary

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