News and Events
March 6, 2014
KGI received approval from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) this week for its proposal to change its mission to include an undergraduate program -a Bachelor of Science in social sciences from the Minerva Schools at KGI.
February 21, 2014
Every summer Dr. Larry Grill takes students to Botswana to help researchers there make faster diagnoses of diseases-and develop less expensive vaccines.
February 11, 2014
At KGI, students and faculty are interested in using the life sciences to find solutions to real-world problems-and it's hard to get more real-world than the threat of bioterrorism and biodefense. So, it's no surprise to us, that Klondike Therapeutics, a team dedicated to providing new therapies against anthrax was chosen as semi-finalists in the OneStart Americas business plan competition.
January 31, 2014
This year Rare Disease Day at KGI is dedicated to raising awareness of orphan drugs for rare diseases-something which is greatly needed according to Dr. Ian Phillips, director of KGI's Center for Rare Disease Therapies.
January 13, 2014
Dr. Ian Phillips, director of KGI's Center for Rare Disease Therapies and Norris Professor of Applied Life Sciences, discusses some of the consequences of the Orphan Drug Act of 1983 and the future of orphan drug development on Radio Health Journal.
January 10, 2014
Dr. Diane F. Halpern has been appointed Dean of the College of Social Sciences at the Minerva School of Arts and Sciences.
December 16, 2013
In addition to launching many brilliant careers in the life sciences, KGI has also served as a "matchmaker" of sorts with several students finding a life's partner amongst their fellow classmates.
December 9, 2013
Fun, hard, a little crazy, exhausting, exciting-that's how Erin White, PPC'12, describes her first few months at medical school.
December 6, 2013
Vivek Gupta, PhD, says he has "seen the agony of my family members struggling with insulin injections" and hopes that the innovations in drug delivery he is working on will not only offer therapeutic benefits following a drug's administration, but also provide a sustained and controlled release, resulting in reduced dosing frequency.
November 26, 2013
Fly fishing, car repair, maybe some pickup basketball? Those may be some of the things that come to mind when you think of father-son activities, but KGI student Andrew Barajas, MBS'14, and his dad Victor like to spend their father-son bonding time refining their knowledge and skill of 3-D printing.