The Scripps Research Institute La Jolla

About The Scripps Research Institute La Jolla

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is the world's largest, private non-profit biomedical research facility. Since it’s founding in 1961, the Institute has become internationally recognized for its basic research into immunology and infectious disease, biochemistry, structural biology, chemical biology, and organic chemistry. TSRI is situated on two campuses; La Jolla (CA) and Juniper (FL). The La Jolla Campus, where Dr. Martin-Fardon is located, includes laboratory and support buildings with more than 1,000,000 square feet of space. TSRI employs more than 2500 employees, including 227 faculty members, approximately 500 postdoctoral fellows, 312 graduate students, and over 900 technical and administrative support personnel. Many of the faculty members at TSRI are widely recognized in the international scientific arena and are recipients of prestigious honors and awards including two Nobel Laureates and 20 members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. TSRI is comprised of 5 scientific departments, and among these there is organized use of common shared equipment, facilities, and services to facilitate research. In addition, TSRI has a number of centers and programs established to bring together the institute’s resources to focus on a specific area of research. In particular, the TSRI Alcohol Research Center (TSRI-ARC: has been active for more than 30 years. Both preclinical (rodent) and clinical programs are active with a common goal of understanding the function of the brain emotional systems and to characterize how malfunction of these systems contribute to the etiology and maintenance of alcohol addiction.

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