13th Annual Rare Disease Day Aims to Translate Genetics into Action

Rare Disease Day Photo Album Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) hosted its 13th Annual Rare Disease Day on Friday, March 6 with presentations from industry leaders, a genetic counseling panel, and a poster session from students....
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#104 – Precision Medicine Podcast Rebroadcast Featuring Barbara Fortini

Thanks to Trapelo for allowing us to re-share this episode of the Precision Medicine Podcast! In this episode, Barbara Fortini, the program director for KGI's Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics...
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Clinical Genetics and Bioinformatics Summer Program Prepares Students to Work in Emerging Fields

Are you interested in a career in precision medicine but don’t know where to start? Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is launching a new Clinical Genetics and Bioinformatics Program (CGB) in summer 2020, designed for undergraduate...
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Amgen Gift to Fund Launch of KGI Center for Training in Applied Genomics

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has received $1 million from Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, to start the KGI Center for Training in Applied Genomics in response to the workforce need for more...
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At Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, CA, students in the Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics (MSGDA) program benefit from foundational coursework in human genetics, cutting-edge courses in the applied life sciences, and an innovative human genomics curriculum that combine to prepare them for the exciting field of genomic data analytics.

This unique program gives students an opportunity to work side-by-side with future genetic counselors and applied life scientists while gaining hands-on experience with the technologies and information that are revolutionizing the future of medicine.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to utilize their foundation in genetics and genomics along with a practical knowledge of data analytics to be able to translate patient sequencing data into actionable clinical recommendations and bridge the gap between research scientists and clinical practitioners.

Day in the Life of an MSGDA Student

Where Can Your MSGDA Degree Take You?

Here are the top occupations for KGI graduates from the MSGDA program:

  • Variant curator / Clinical variant scientist
  • Clinical genomics scientist
  • Genomic data scientist
  • Research scientist
  • Health and wellness consultant
  • Scientist at a genealogical testing company

Ready for What’s Next?

If there’s anything we can do, be sure to connect with our admissions team. You can also check out more information on cost and aid and how to apply.

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