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KORNBERG ASSOCIATES I ARCHITECTS SELECTED TO DESIGN RESEARCH AREAS OF MALAYSIA GENOME INSTITUTE

MENLO PARK, CA, June 3, 2009 -- Kornberg Associates | Architects (www.kornberg.com) has been selected to design the research areas of the new Malaysia Genome Institute. Ken Kornberg, president and founder, made the announcement.

The Malaysia Genome Institute (GENOMalaysia; http://genome.ukm.my/) is a network-based not-for-profit research organization launched by the Malaysian government in April 2005. The institute, located in Bangi, Selangor (Malaysia's most populous state; located in the center of the country), engages in discovery research of tropical bioresources through projects on genome sequencing, comparative and functional genomics, and structural biology.

"We selected Kornberg Associates I Architects to ensure that the new project will meet international research standards," said Prof. Dr. Nor Mahadi, the institute's Director General.

The 200,000 square-foot project will include biology and chemistry/sequencing/teaching/ nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) laboratories, public information and display areas, large seminar/auditorium room and a data center. Kornberg is also providing construction administration services for the project, slated for completion in Spring 2010.

Kornberg Associates I Architects (www.kornberg.com), established in 1979, is the world's oldest, independent lab/research design firm. The company provides a full range of architectural services and has completed more than 500 projects worldwide. These have included pharmaceutical and biomedical research labs, clinical care facilities, medical centers, office/administrative buildings, conference centers and schools. Project scale ranges from tenant improvement/renovation to complete buildings and campuses. Offices are located in Menlo Park and San Diego, CA; and Tokyo.

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