VGTI Florida
Website : http://www.vgtifl.org

Company Information
VGTI Florida is a world-class research institute in Port St. Lucie, Fla. that focuses on studying the human immune system to prevent and treat chronic infectious diseases, cancer and ailments that disproportionately affect aging populations. The Institute’s researchers have contributed to significant advances in the development of vaccines and other therapeutics to fight diseases such as AIDS, melanoma, breast cancer, prostate cancer, yellow fever and dengue fever. VGTI Florida is an independent 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization.

VGTI Florida occupies a new 100,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art and LEED gold certified research building in Port St. Lucie just north of Palm Beach. Cutting-edge shared cores include Genomics, Flow Cytometry, Bioinformatics, and BSL3/ABSL3 containment facilities. VGTI Florida is ideally located in a Biotech cluster than includes many other top research institutes within a short driving distance. These include Scripps Research Institute of Florida, Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies, and the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, among others. VGTI Florida also has ongoing basic, translational and clinical collaborations with the University of Miami, Moffitt Cancer Center, and the Martin Health Systems.