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The Big 5-0

| December 1, 2011 | Parties

THE PARTY Scientists, supporters and community members toasted 50 years of leadership, breakthroughs and excellence in biomedical research at Scripps Research Institute’s anniversary gala at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel. THE PLAYERS More than 300 guests raised their glasses to honor scientists of past and present. Among the celebrated were six Nobel laureates, Scripps chairman Dick Gephardt, U.S. Rep. Brian Bilbray, and Salk Institute President William R. Brody. THE HIGHLIGHT A special tribute was made to the esteemed Scripps president Richard Lerner for his 25 years of visionary leadership and contributions. Photography Courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute



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