Government Relations

UM Legislative Update Newsletter

December 7, 2007

Delta Center breaks ground for new green house

Committee members gather in the atrium of the

Bond Life Sciences Center before touring laboratories.

Life Sciences Center director Jack Schultz (left)

shows Rep. Tom Todd, Rep. Rachel Bringer and

Rep. Mike Thomson the undergraduate research

laboratory offices of the facility.

From left Rep. Mike Thomson (R-Maryville), Rep.

Steve Hodges (D-East Prairie), Rep. Tom Todd

(D-Campbell), House appropriations staff member

Mike Price, and MU Chancellor Brady Deaton hear

about soybean research at the Life Sciences Center.

MU Researcher John Viator shows the committee members how he uses lasers for cancer research in the laboratory.

MU Researcher John Viator shows the committee

members how he uses lasers for cancer research

in the laboratory.

State Historical Society Director Gary Kremer,

center, discusses space challenges in the basement

of Ellis Library.

Gary Kremer shows one of several original Thomas

Hart Benton paintings on display at the Historical

Society.

Committee members see the outside walls of the

engineering building on MU's Francis Quadrangle

during a tour led by Marty Walker of MU's College

of Engineering. The building is on the priority list

for renovations.

The Staff For Life helicopter was included in the

tour of University Hospital's Emergency Room facilities.

. Bill Caldwell discusses the Childrens Blood

Disorders Clinic during the tour.

Committee members donned sterile gowns to tour

the University's state-of-the-art burn unit.

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