UF Scripps

New Wertheim UF Scripps Scientist Expands Chemists’ Tools

A new scientist joining The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology invents creative and efficient ways to build complex, potentially useful molecules, studying their activity so that compounds found in nature may eventually become useful products, such as medications.

Jupiter Scientist Courtney Miller Named BioFlorida’s Entrepreneur of the Year

Praising her ongoing passion for developing a new class of treatments for cancer and addiction, Florida’s biotechnology industry organization, BioFlorida, has awarded its 2022 Weaver H. Gaines Entrepreneur of the Year award to Courtney Miller, Ph.D., director of academic affairs and a professor at UF Scripps Biomedical Research in Jupiter, Florida.

Wertheim Foundation provides lead gift of $100 million to UF Scripps

The University of Florida today announced that the Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation has provided $100 million — the largest gift from an individual donor in university history — to elevate the stature of UF Scripps as one of the world’s leading forces in biomedical research and to advance the leading-edge work of faculty at the campus in Jupiter, Florida.