The Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building is the hub of a medical institute and a center for cutting-edge cross-disciplinary research. The building has six floors and includes biomedical wet research laboratories, a linear accelerator, MRI equipment, office suites, an outdoor classroom and extensive site landscaping, including tunnel and bridge connections to adjacent buildings. The building is composed of a cast-in-place concrete frame with limestone and copper exterior. Classrooms and meeting spaces are equipped with high-tech projection systems. Laboratories feature wood- and metal-topped laboratory casework with Thermo Fisher Scientific fume hoods.