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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KGI Student Dedicates Knowledge of Genetic Information to Helping Children

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Taylor Dean, MSGDA ’20, became fascinated by genetics while learning about chromosomes during middle school, and her interest never waned. Today she is a second-year student in the Master of Science in...
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From a New Graduate Program to a National Institutes of Health Internship

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Over the course of five weeks, Viridiana Murillo, MSGDA ’20, increased her confidence and skill in using the R programming language, which she first learned in her Master of Science in Human...
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KGI Students and Faculty Visit High School to Promote Genetic Counseling and Health Professions

Photo Gallery For the third-consecutive year, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) students, faculty, and members of the Office of Admissions visited the Health Services Academy at A.B. Miller High School in Fontana, CA in conjunction with...
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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

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