Sir Michael Stoker Building

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The Sir Michael Stoker Building was named after Sir Michael Stoker the first Professor of Virology at the University of Glasgow – which was the first Chair of Virology to be established at a British University – from 1958 to 1968. The building houses the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Virus Research at the University of Glasgow and was officially opened 6 February 2015.

The building on the Garscube Campus, designed by Sheppard Robson, puts Glasgow at the forefront of international research into human and animal viral disease. The building was a joint venture between the University of Glasgow and the Medical Research Council (MRC). It was funded by The University of Glasgow, MRC and an infrastructure award from the Wolfson Foundation and the Wellcome Trust.

The Sir Michael Stoker Building was officially opened on Friday 6th February 2015. Around 150 guests attended the event, listening to a series of presentations from Glasgow virology alumni as well as current staff. The University’s Principal and Vice Chancellor, Anton Muscatelli also attended the event, giving a speech to mark the occasion.

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Sir Michael Stoker Building
Garscube Campus
464 Bearsden Road
Glasgow G61 1QH
Record last updated: 17th Jun 2015

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