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Explore our unique resources and expertise, which are powering major discoveries that address a world of unmet medical needs.

Innate Immunity and your health

The Center for Inflammation Science and Systems Medicine

At the Center for Inflammation Science and Systems Medicine, our mission is to advance the understanding of the complex role of inflammation in health and disease and to develop innovative approaches for preventing, diagnosing, and treating inflammatory conditions.

Physician-scientist Dr. Joe G.N. "Skip" Garcia, M.D.. Garcia is also the associate vice president for research, UF Health, and the Dr. Herbert A. Wertheim Professor of Inflammation Science at The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology.

From genome to medicine

The Center for RNA Medicine

Translating RNA sequence into lead small-molecule medicines, employing proprietary technologies developed here at The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute in Jupiter, Florida.

Inforna is an RNA drug discovery system developed by Institute Professor and Chemistry Department Chair Matthew Disney, Ph.D.

Robot-assisted drug discovery

High-Throughput Molecular Screening

Where chemistry, biology and robotics join forces for drug discovery and lead identification.

Screening hundreds of thousands of compounds in a matter of hours.

see Life at 2 angstroms

The Molecular Imaging Group

Discovering new molecular structures with the assistance of cryo-electron microscopy.

This microscope enables the study of the structures of macromolecules, their complexes, cell organelles and other biological systems.

Historic natural product collection

The Natural Products Discovery Center

Home to the world's largest academic collection of microbial natural products, and a growing database for scientists to study those molecules for potential benefit to humanity.

An irreplaceable resource for developing potentially life-saving new drugs against microbial threats, cancers and more.