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Scripps Research Institute

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1924 as the Scripps Metabolic Clinic, it became the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in 1946, the Research Institute of Scripps Clinic in 1977, and the Scripps Research Institute in 1991. Operates scientific facilities at La Jolla, CA, and Palm Beach County, FL.

Location:
La Jolla, CA

Founding Date:
1924

Official Website:
http://www.scripps.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cresson H. Kearny
Inventor
7-Jan-1914 18-Dec-2003 Patriot, inventor, survivalist idol
Ancel Keys
Scientist
26-Jan-1904 20-Nov-2004 Nutritionist, created the K ration
Richard A. Lerner
Biologist
28-Aug-1938   Scripps Research Institute
Rolf M. Zinkernagel
Scientist
6-Jan-1944   T-cells and antigens

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bruce A. Beutler
Biologist
29-Dec-1957   Lipopolysaccharide receptors
Paul J. Crutzen
Physicist
3-Dec-1933   Ozone depletion
Richard A. Lerner
Biologist
28-Aug-1938   Scripps Research Institute
Mario J. Molina
Chemist
19-Mar-1943   Ozone depletion
K. Barry Sharpless
Chemist
28-Apr-1941   Chiral catalysts
Kurt Wüthrich
Chemist
4-Oct-1938   Magnetic resonance spectroscopy

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Herbert W. Boyer
Biologist
10-Jul-1936   Recombinant DNA, first synthetic insulin
George Conrades
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Akamai, 1999-2005
J. Michael Cook
Business
16-Sep-1942   CEO of Deloitte & Touche, 1989-99
Gerald M. Edelman
Scientist
1-Jul-1929   Chemical structure of antibodies
Edward A. Frieman
Physicist
19-Jan-1926 11-Apr-2013 Director of Scripps, 1986-96
Phillip Frost
Business
c. 1935   Founder of IVAX Corporation
Dick Gephardt
Politician
31-Jan-1941   Congressman from Missouri, 1977-2005
Walter Gilbert
Chemist
21-Mar-1932   Sequencing techniques for DNA
Jane E. Henney
Doctor
c. 1947   FDA Commissioner, 1998-2001
Amin J. Khoury
Business
1939   CEO of BE Aerospace
Aaron Klug
Chemist
11-Aug-1926   Structural analysis of viruses
Richard A. Lerner
Biologist
28-Aug-1938   Scripps Research Institute
James R. Mellor
Business
3-May-1930   CEO of General Dynamics, 1994-97
Lynn Schenk
Politician
5-Jan-1945   US Congresswoman from California, 1993-95
Andrew J. Viterbi
Engineer
9-Mar-1935   Viterbi Algorithm


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