The PhD program is designed to educate technically competent, broadly trained, highly original scientists. It prepares students for research and development positions in a variety of bioscience, industrial or academic environments.
The mission of KGI’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Applied Life Sciences is to endow a select group of students with expertise in research areas relevant to applied bioscience, with the ability to use interdisciplinary tools and approaches to solve problems, and with the motivation to translate knowledge to beneficial applications to advance new horizons in the applied biosciences.
Before entering the PhD program, students must first identify a faculty member and an area of research that matches their skills and interests. Once encouraged by a KGI faculty member to apply, all applicants must have completed a master’s degree focused on applied life science.
Students enrolled in this program will:
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KGI offers two PhD Program Tracks: