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Legal Name: The Scripps Research Institute – Scripps Florida, a division of the non-profit Scripps Research Institute headquartered in La Jolla, California.

Location: 130 Scripps Way, Jupiter, Florida 33458 (in Palm Beach County) just East of Donald Ross Road (exit 83) on I-95. Situated at the east end of the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) MacArthur Honors College Campus in the Abacoa Town Development.

Campus Size: Three buildings comprising 350,000 square feet on 30 acres. An additional 70 acres are available for expansion on the adjacent “Briger” tract of land in the city of Palm Beach Gardens.

Staff: More than 600 people work at Scripps Florida, including 56 faculty.

Scientific Focus: Basic biomedical research supported by cutting-edge technologies, with a focus on innovation in translational research leading to product and methodology discovery and pre-clinical therapeutic development.

Academic Departments: Cancer Biology, Chemistry, Immunology and Microbial Science, Metabolism and Aging, Molecular Therapeutics, Neuroscience.

Graduate Program: Doctoral (PhD) programs are offered in chemical and biological sciences on the Florida campus through The Scripps Research Institute's graduate program.

Important Dates: Founded in 2004. Permanent facilities opened in February 2009.

Affiliations: Scripps Florida is a member of BioFlorida ( and The Florida Research Consortium (