Courtney Miller, PhD
Courtney Miller is an associate professor at The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida. The primary focus of her lab is developing therapeutics for memory disorders, including addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. Her efforts have been recognized in a variety of ways, including her being selected to participate in the Kauffman Foundation Venture Capital Program, named the 2015 Scripps Outstanding Mentor of the Year, and awarded the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, presented to her by former President Obama at the White House in 2016. Her research has been highlighted by such news organizations as The Economist, The Washington Post, TIME Magazine, CBS, and Discovery. She also has a passion for advancing women in science and, in 2007, cofounded the Professional Women’s Nexus (PWN), a 500+ member group with a mission to improve the advancement rate of women in academia and industry.