The Biological Sciences Building (BSB) contains approximately 220,000 gross square feet and houses instructional laboratories, faculty and teaching assistant offices, computational infrastructure, and research space. The purpose of the new Bioengineering and Sciences Building is primarily research.

The building is designed to focus on learning and research of the functions of the brain, the nervous system, the cell, the gene, and the disciplines of science and engineering as they relate to improvement of human functions and electronic sensing devices.

The building brings together interdisciplinary groups of scientists and engineers from multiple fields in research facilities and teaching laboratories. Facility focuses on innovation at the intersection of classic disciplines, ensuring dynamic interactions, continuous learning, and ingenious discovery.