News and Events
April 18, 2014
The term "life sciences" covers a lot of ground, and KGI students have very diverse interests within the sector-regulatory, medical devices, marketing. The list goes on. But one thing most seem to agree is that 3D printing is on the brink of revolutionizing the biotech industry (and many others, in fact).
April 15, 2014
Eleven students in KGI's Post-baccalaureate Premedical Certificate (PPC) program, along with program founder Dr. Ian Phillips and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Blanca Aguiar, are heading to Honduras in May. The group will volunteer in medical clinics under the Global Brigades banner.
March 26, 2014
To say Jeff Liepman, MBS '07, doesn't suffer from 9 to 5 boredom would be an understatement. As a senior vice president at Promidian Consulting, a management consulting firm focused on the life sciences industries, the Washington native is responsible for the company's West Coast operations.
March 18, 2014
The US Patent and Trademark Office recently issued a foundational patent to KGI spin-off enterprise Claremont BioSolutions for its SimplePrepTM micromotor‐based rapid sample preparation technology.
March 18, 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.
March 17, 2014
This year Rare Disease Day at KGI was devoted to an exploration of the issues surrounding the development of new drugs to treat rare diseases. Pricing controversies, the need to get physicians more involved in clinical trial recruitment, and the role of parents as chief advocates and de facto lobbyists were among the topics covered by a roster of highly regarded individual speakers and panelists.
March 13, 2014
The Honorable Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senator and governor of Nebraska, will be the speaker at Keck Graduate Institute's 13th Commencement on Saturday, May 17, at 11 a.m. on the east lawn.
March 9, 2014
Although Snehal Jadey's earliest inspiration for pursuing a biotechnology career was her mother, who is a high school math and science teacher, she wanted to blaze her own trail—in the life sciences industry.
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.