News and Events
February 1, 2016
The CAST PhD program brings together KGI resources to provide advanced postgraduate training to selected PhD students. The program is designed specifically to fill the gap between conventional academic research and industry research by providing each successful candidate with an unparalleled opportunity of "real-life" research experience and transferable skills that are essential for a successful career.
February 1, 2016
This article is the result of a collaboration between KGI Professor, and Director of PhD Programs, Dr. Animesh Ray and Dr. Ranjan Perera of the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute.
January 20, 2016
KGI PhD student Paola Hernandez has been bringing science education to students in Mexico and Colombia as an instructor for Clubes de Ciencia (Science Clubs), a non-profit organization that brings a series of intensive and project-oriented science workshops aimed at getting high school and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in science.
January 18, 2016
Dr. James M. Cregg has been at KGI from the start. As one of the founding faculty members, he has witnessed the evolution of the institution's programs, student body, and mission. While he began in 1999 as a research and teaching professor, his impact and influence has moved beyond this primary role, and in many ways, he has emulated KGI's foundation of bridging business and science.
January 15, 2016
KGI was recently awarded a $35,000 grant from Juntos Podemos/Together We Can to provide support to both international students from Mexico and Mexican-American students who wish to pursue careers in the life sciences industry.
January 14, 2016
KGI held its 11th Annual Research Retreat on January 14, 2016. The event included eight PhD student presentations and two poster sessions and was designed to encourage attendees and participants to learn about ongoing efforts, to share ideas, and discuss opportunities to collaborate.
December 22, 2015
In September 2015, KGI School of Applied Life Sciences' Master of Bioscience (MBS) business of bioscience career major was approved for affiliation with the Professional Science Master's (PSM) initiative, making it the first internationally approved PSM program with a business focus.
December 9, 2015
KGI School of Pharmacy second-year students participated in a Shark Tank event on December 8, 2015. Industry guests were invited to serve as panelists and evaluate the viability of each team's pharmacy technology application pitch.
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.