The Scripps Research Institute

The Scripps Research Institute is one of the world's largest independent, not-for-profit organizations focusing on research in the biomedical sciences. We expand the frontiers of science and create hope for life-saving medical advances.
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Therefore, a comment will be deleted if it contains:

• Hate speech • Profanity, obscenity or vulgarity • Nudity in profile pictures • Defamation to a person or people • Name calling and/or personal attacks, • Comments whose main purpose are to sell a product, and • Comments that infringe on copyrights, • Potentially harmful medical advice, • Spam comments, such as the same comment posted repeatedly on a profile, and • Other comments that the TSRI Social Media team deems inappropriate.

All links posted as comments on TSRI posts will be reviewed and may be deleted.

Repeated violations of the TSRI comment policy may cause the author to be blocked from the TSRI Facebook page.

We understand that social media is a 24/7 medium; however, our moderation capabilities are not. We may not see every inappropriate comment right away.

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The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is a nonprofit American medical research facility that focuses on research and education in the biomedical sciences. Headquartered in San Diego, California with a sister facility in Jupiter, Florida, the institute has 250 laboratories employing 2,400 scientists, technicians, graduate students, and administrative and other staff, making it one of the largest private, non-profit biomedical research organizations in the world. The institute holds nearly 1,000 patents, produced 8 FDA-approved therapeutics, and has generated over 70 spin-off companies. According to the 2017 Nature Innovation Index, TSRI is the #1 most influential research institution in the world. The TSRI graduate program is ranked 9th globally in the biological sciences, 6th for organic chemistry, and 2nd for biochemistry. Wikipedia