By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – For the second time in a month, Scripps Florida has received a $1 million donation from a longtime supporter of the East Coast campus of The Scripps Research Institute.

Phillip Frost — a Scripps trustee as well as a Florida physician and businessman — joined his wife Patricia Frost in donating $1 million to Scripps Florida, which in February 2009 officially opened its $187 million, 350,000-square-foot campus in Jupiter, Fla., next to Florida Atlantic University.

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