News and Events
November 26, 2015
Inspired by a project completed by a KGI alumna involving a 3D-printed prosthetic hand, students in the medical product development class (ALS 425) expanded on the technology from a passive mechanical system to one that could respond to electrical signals produced by muscles in the arm (EMG signals).
November 17, 2015
A project that was part of Dr. Ian Phillips' Writing an Orphan Drug Application (ALS 432) class recently led to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarding KGI an orphan drug designation for Rett syndrome.
November 11, 2015
The County of Los Angeles has awarded a contract to the newly formed Los Angeles County Bioscience Coalition to develop an implementation plan for the region's bioscience industry cluster and as a member of the Coalition, KGI will be responsible for defining an action plan for talent acquisition, development and readiness to support this cluster's workforce needs.
November 5, 2015
We thank the many students at The Claremont Colleges who completed this survey. Because of your participation, we have gained invaluable information that will help us strengthen our community and make it safer for everyone.
November 4, 2015
KGI alumnus Pierre Blosse was recently announced as one of three winners selected by NASA for its Mars Challenge on Earth Independence contest.
October 20, 2015
NIH's Neuro StartUp Challenge Winning Team Receives Orphan Drug Designation.
October 16, 2015
KGI is now accepting applications for fall 2016 for the new Master of Engineering (MEng) in Biopharmaceutical Processing program.
October 6, 2015
The newly formed Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Rare Disease Club is helping the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) inspire students at other campuses across the U.S. to establish similar clubs for rare-disease awareness and education.
October 6, 2015
KGI recently opened its first Biosafety Level 2 Drosophila laboratory, which supports the infectious diseases research of faculty mentor and advisor Anastasia Levitin, PhD and KGI PhD student Kevin Kim.
September 22, 2015
KGI faculty members Angelika Niemz, PhD and Jim Osborne, PhD were recently guest editors and corresponding authors in a special issue of the Journal of Laboratory Automation (JALA). This was part of a larger effort to take the work of KGI students in ALS 320 and publish them as peer reviewed articles in the same publication.