Inside Biotech

The A in STEAM: Alicia Pandimos Maurer, Cannon Design

Episode Summary

Named #2 Most Innovative Company in North America, Cannon Design is a pioneer in transforming places, spaces, and creating buildings that are the epitome of innovative. From the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine to the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge Campus, Cannon Design has created some of the most accessible and successful environments to allow medicine, scientific research, and biotech to flourish. To learn how much the “space makes or breaks a place”, especially in laboratories, science, and biotechnology, we virtually sat down with Alicia Pandimos Maurer, AIA, LEED AP, a laboratory designer who helps create these architectural masterpieces.

Episode Notes

A little bit more about our guest: Alicia Pandimos Maurer, AIA, LEED AP, is a laboratory designer whose 20+ years’ experience has spanned an array of specialty sciences such as genetics, gene and cell therapy, personalized medicine, microbiology, cell culture, and PCR and sequencing. From planning through construction administration and post-occupancy, Alicia has led both consultants and internal teams through all project phases. She considers herself a conduit for information to flow back and forth between the design and construction team and the owner and end-users. Passionate about sustainable lab design, Alicia is a thought-leader in this field, helping found the Colorado chapter of the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) and currently sits on the San Diego board for I2SL. You can learn more at: