NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scripps Florida will rename its library for a longtime benefactor who recently donated to the research institute her second $1 million gift in five years.

Elizabeth Fago, a businesswoman and philanthropist from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., said her gift reflected continued confidence in the leadership of Scripps Florida, which in February officially opened its $187 million, 350,000-square-foot campus in Jupiter, Fla., next to Florida Atlantic University.

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