Key milestones

Key milestones

December 2017
Installation of first cryo-EM equipment in temporary space on Wollongong campus. This will provide external researchers access to a Talos Arctica microscope, a high-end molecular imaging platform that is the first in Australia

July 2018
Construction commenced

August 2018
The Titan Krios microscope was commissioned and opened at the ANSTO research facility in Lucas Heights, where it will be operated temporarily until completion of the Molecular Horizons building

October/November 2018
Molecular Horizons time capsule burial

End 2019
The Molecular Horizons building expected to be completed

From 2020
Molecular Horizons will facilitate a wide portfolio of new teaching initiatives, from highly specialised training courses to new interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees

Molecular Horizons Facility Timelapse

The scaffolding has come down. The builders are slowly finishing up their work. The offices have been cleaned. The groundbreaking Molecular Horizons building is ready for its new tenants. It marks the next chapter in the construction of Molecular Horizons, a world-leading science research facility located right in the Illawarra