News and Events
October 25, 2016
A team of researchers led by KGI Assistant Professor Mikhail Martchenko recently identified a promising therapy, determining that the drug Bithionol could be repurposed to effectively combat Zika virus strains much like those causing the current outbreak.
September 19, 2016
Over 120 new students from the School of Applied Life Sciences (SALS) spent a week working on a project that required they make medical devices with the use of a 3D printer. The project combined engineering and design work, with a consulting style analysis and allowed students to explore the market potential of a 3D printed medical implant technology.
August 11, 2016
Amgen Bioprocessing Center (ABC) at Keck Graduate Institute is proud to announce that the 2016 Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. (BIFI) Viral Inactivation Team Master's Project (TMP) recently received a poster award for 1st place in Best Innovation Industrial Research at the prestigious Recovery of Biological Products Conference.
August 10, 2016
Six students recently took part in the Summer Explore Med Program, which allows participants to learn more about the healthcare field, including possible careers, specialties, and medical school application insight.
August 5, 2016
KGI mourns the loss of longtime supporter and friend, Harlyne J. Norris. Mrs. Norris was one of the early trustees at KGI, remained active and committed to KGI's mission and was an influential figure in planning and development throughout the years. Reflecting this dedication, she accepted the president's invitation to join the President's Council and was an Emeritus Trustee.
July 15, 2016
Students from across the US visited KGI to attend the week-long ASCB-KGI Biotech Course, held from Monday, July 11-16. The summer intensive program is designed for advanced graduate students and postdocs who want to learn about what it takes to be successful in industry and how to navigate a successful career outside of academia.
June 23, 2016
Keck Graduate Institute is proud to have collaborated with The University of California, Riverside (UCR) on a recently awarded five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships, academic support, research experience and internships for a small group of sophomores majoring in science.
June 17, 2016
The Department of Defense has recently approved funding for Dr. Animesh Ray's research proposal titled "A novel approach to understand and prevent the evolution of drug resistant lung cancer cells: A feasibility study."
June 10, 2016
Since graduating from KGI's PhD program in 2016, Ryan McComb has been working in a prestigious postdoctoral position at Stanford University.
June 8, 2016
KGI and Biocon Academy have developed a new program, the KGI Biocon Certificate Program in Bioscience Management for entry-level managers from functions such as R&D, regulatory affairs, quality control, and production.