Alumni Entrepreneurs, Industry Leaders to Visit KGI for Event Series

With a series of three events in late April, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) will host influential alumni entrepreneurs and industry leaders as part of panel discussions and the annual business plan competition. “Throughout its history, KGI has worked closely with startup companies, and helped faculty launch spin-off companies,” said Jim Sterling, professor and co-founder of […]

Team Master’s Project Findings on Artificial Intelligence Published in DIA Journal

The findings of a Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Team Master’s Project (TMP) from the 2017-18 school year have been published in the December 6, 2018 edition of the Drug Information Association’s Journal Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science. The Team Master’s Project was titled “Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies for Regulatory Intelligence” and was conducted in […]

Five PharmD Students Earn Fall Professional Development Scholarship

Five Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students enrolled in the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (SPHS) were awarded a $300 scholarship for professional development. Established by KGI’s inaugural Doctor of Pharmacy Class of 2018, the PharmD Student Professional Development Fund helps students with fees associated with attending professional development conferences and […]

Alumna Sarah Sine, MEng ’18, Transforms into a Bioprocessing Scientist

This feature story originally appeared in the KGI Annual Report, which is linked here. As a bioprocessing scientist, Sarah Sine, MEng ’18, is involved in production and process optimization for Cell Care Therapeutics, contributing to the company’s development of stem cell–derived therapies for inflammatory neurovascular diseases. “They first took me on as an intern, based on […]

International Blog

International Blog: January 28, 2019

Hello everyone! Hope you’ll are having a fantastic week. I have some good news and bad news that I’d like to share with you all. Let’s talk about the good news first, I accepted a new part-time data analyst position with BioCentury this semester. I am really excited and looking forward to it since it […]

International Blog: January 21, 2019

Hello my KGI Peeps! How is everybody? Hope everybody had a fantastic and amazing winter break. Wish you all a very happy new year as well. I had the most amazing time back in India and spent some quality time with family and my best friends from undergrad and high school. It was such an […]

International Blog: December 10, 2018

Hello KGI friends! We are so close to getting done! This week was super intense and it took me one entire day just to understand all the things I have to get done before I leave for the break! We pretty much had loads of stuff to complete for TMP, since we have our final […]

International Blog: December 3, 2018

Hello KGI pals! We are almost there, nearing the winter break. Just breathe and you’ll do great! This week had a bunch of small events and one huge event. I was pretty busy with my TMP conducting interviews for the first half of the week; for the second half of the week I had to […]


#55 – Mary Ellen Cosenza

In this episode, KGI President Sheldon Schuster chats with Mary Ellen Cosenza, who is a regulatory consultant with more than 30 years of senior leadership experience in the biopharmaceutical industry in the U.S., Europe, and emerging markets. Most recently, she served as the Executive Director, U.S. Regulatory Affairs, at Amgen. During her 20-year tenure at […]

#54 – Lucía Pérez Kempner y Sofia Toro

Bienvenidos a el podcast de KGI, mi nombre es Sofia Toro, soy la Decana de Admisión y Becas. Hoy tengo el gusto de estar con Lucia, ella es una de nuestras alumnas que se graduó de KGI en el 2016. Hoy ella está llamando desde Londres, donde hace consultoría. Welcome to the KGI podcast, my […]

#53 – Courtney Boudreaux & Elba Muñoz

In today’s episode, we turned the mic over to Assistant Director of the PPC and PPA programs Elba Muñoz and Courtney Boudreaux, who is a member of KGI’s first cohort in the Postbac Pre-PA Certificate program. Courtney received a human biology degree at UC Santa Cruz while Elba earned her bachelor’s and master’s at Cal […]

#52 – Nina Kar

In today’s episode, we caught up with KGI student Nina Kar, who is part of the Postbac Premedical Certificate program. Nina is on pace to graduate in May 2019 but in addition to the busy schedule as a student at KGI, she leads the Student Scribes organization she started one year ago. Through the interview, […]