Melissa Ortiz ’12 has been called many names: a boundary-breaker, trailblazer, college graduate, world-class athlete, Olympian. She was the first Colombian woman to play for a professional U.S. soccer team. Perhaps most importantly, however, she is an entrepreneur.
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The oceans cover more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface and provide a rich source of unique, bioactive natural products. Their chemical diversity and structural complexity represent an untapped supply of potential new drugs, lead compounds for medicinal chemistry and biological probes to better understand diseases. More than 50 percent of cancer drugs currently used have originated from natural products.
RIVIERA BEACH – Wellington’s equestrian season is in full swing, and that means there’s huge demand for everything from hotel rooms to saddles and champagne, including a mundane necessity for horses—high quality hay.
May 16, 2019, JUPITER, FL – Nature Index has ranked Max Planck Society and Scripps Research as the world’s top two stand-alone scientific institutes for biomedical research. In fact, Florida Atlantic University’s Jupiter, Florida campus is the only place on the planet where two quality research institutions are co-located. Nature Index, the definitive ranking source for research institutions, based these results on high impact papers and yearly growth over the past five years. Along with Florida Atlantic University, a Nikon Center of Excellence, these three institutions form an unparalleled research campus for biomedical research.
Olympic Heights High School senior Madison Borman flashed her brightest smile as “Shark Tank” icon Kevin O’Leary — aka Mr. Wonderful — took a selfie with the 18-year-old whose timely tweet led to an hour of inspiration for 2,000 students at the west Boca Raton school.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday touted Florida’s higher-education system after it was named best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report , citing relatively low amounts of debt when students graduate and a “worthwhile education” they receive.
Expansion Therapeutics, one of the largest spin-off companies from the Scripps Research Institute Florida, will move to a new facility and add jobs.
May 14, 2019, JUPITER, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with the Town of Jupiter and Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, is pleased to announce that Expansion Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on advancing transformative medicines to patients with RNA-mediated diseases, is progressing its business development plans in Jupiter. The company received expedited permitting assistance to help solidify its presence in Palm Beach County and the local biotech community. The company will focus on employee growth and will occupy over 5000 sq. ft. at its new facility located at 555 Heritage Drive.
Sarah Vielot and Johanna Wolz — the first two students to earn their master’s degrees in global development — graduated Monday with the tools and experience to be international problem-solvers.