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The Scripps Research Institute

Organization Address
10550 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037-1000

Organization Phone
(858) 784-1000

Website
www.scripps.edu

Industry
Academic/Research Organizations

Sector
University/Research: Single Campus

Organization Description

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is the country’s largest, independent, non-profit biomedical research organization. Scientists at TSRI investigate a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. TSRI has become internationally recognized for its basic research into immunology, molecular and cellular biology, chemistry, neurosciences, autoimmune disease, cardiovascular disease and synthetic vaccine development. The Institute is among a handful of the world’s leading centers involved in the study of the basic structure and design of biological molecules. An important training ground for future scientists, more than 700 post-doctoral fellows work at the Institute and 275 students are working toward Ph.D. degrees in two graduate programs. TSRI employs a total of 2,600 people at its laboratory and administrative facilities in La Jolla, California, and an additional 200 on it’s new campus in Jupiter, Florida.