By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Scripps Research Institute has begun advertising for candidates to succeed Richard Lerner, who will retire as president of the organization some time next year.

Lerner will remain on the faculty of Scripps and continue to head his own laboratory at the institute after he retires as president to, Douglas Bingham, Scripps' executive vice president and chief operating officer, told GenomeWeb Daily News on Thursday.

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