Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
The lobby of the Dreyfus Building will be renovated starting in early April. Because of concrete excavation, window removal and other work, pedestrians will be detoured to the south side of the site and possibly to the sidewalk along Building 14N.
Construction is complete and occupants are moving back into the building.
Occupants have begun moving into both the Gates and Dreyfoos towers on floors two through nine. Paver installation is proceeding as dictated by weather conditions.
Preliminary sewer work is scheduled to begin this week along Massachusetts Avenue between Vassar Street and Memorial Drive. This City of Cambridge project is scheduled to take approximately five days. Pedestrian traffic may be rerouted.
Brain and cognitive sciences project
Structural steel detail work, fireproofing and electrical work are underway. Installation of storm drain piping and vent piping continues.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 31, 2004.