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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Kent Young, PhD Student – “Manufacturing CAR-T Cell Therapy: Where do we go from here?”

121 Building Room 1111 or Online via Zoom

Please join us for PhD Student, Kent Young, Senior Manager, Process Engineering, Kite Pharma PhD Dissertation Literature Mastery Presentation. There are patients alive today because chimeric antigen receptor T (CAR-T) cell therapy exists.  CAR-T cell therapy is a unique treatment that utilizes a patient’s own cells as the starting material for their disease.  After undergoing […]

Free

ABCAB Board Meeting – Student Poster Presentations – Industry : Student Networking Reception

KGI Bldg. 555 555 West Arrow Highway, Claremont, CA

Registration to attend the ABCAB Student Poster Presentations and Industry-Student Networking Reception. Please take a few moments to choose your RSVP option to attend this event. Thursday, November 10, 2022 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. 555 Bldg. - Room 640 Debrief Room & Hallway Area (KGI entrance next to the outdoor patio area - look for […]

Free

ABCAB Industry: Student Poster Presentations and Networking Reception

Registration to attend the ABCAB Student Poster Presentations and Industry-Student Networking Reception. Students, please register below if you plan to attend. Thursday, November 11, 2022 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 555 Bldg. - Hallway Area (KGI entrance next to outdoor patio area - look for the balloons) Light appetizers and drinks will be served.  

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Research Seminar Speaker Series-Dr. Animesh Ray-“The Noncoding RNA SPRIGHTLY Drives a Frequent Childhood Brain Cancer by Forcing Exon-Skipping”

121 Building Room 1111 or Online via Zoom

Please join us for this presentation by our own KGI Faculty member, Dr. Animesh Ray, Professor of Systems Biology and Genomics Noncoding RNA (ncRNA) genes are even more conserved in evolution than are protein coding genes, suggesting that ncRNAs play important biological functions. One such ncRNA is SPRIGHTLY, which we had previously shown to be […]

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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Ana Mena Amores, PhD Student – “Development of a Transient AAV Manufacturing Platform”

121 Building Room 1111 or Online via Zoom

Please join us for PhD Student, Ana Mena Amores' PhD Literature Mastery Presentation. Adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors are the leading platform for gene delivery for many diseases like retinal disorders and spinal muscular atrophy. Recent developments on the production of AAV capsids, vector design optimization, and cell culture techniques have contributed substantially to the growth […]

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PhD Dissertation Literature Mastery Presentation – Yi-Chun Lin, PhD Student – “Investigating Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel by Computational Approach”

121 Building Room 1111 or Online via Zoom

Please join us for PhD Student Yi-Chun Lin, Research Assistant, Western University give her PhD Literature Mastery presentation. The voltage gated channel family is the third largest class of signal transduction proteins following GPCR and protein kinases. The activation of the voltage gated channel is by the change of the membrane potential. There are two […]

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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Cole Azevedo, PhD Student -“Downstream Purification Process Development for Adeno-Associated Virus (AAV)”

121 Building Room 1111 or Online via Zoom

Please join us for PhD Student, Cole Azevedo's PhD Literature Mastery Presentation. The gene therapy industry is still in its infancy, with only 3 AAV-mediated gene therapies approved by the FDA to date, and many more in clinical trials. Given recent successes in this space, the manufacturing of these viral vectors is still continually being […]

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Kite Information Session (In-Person)

517 Building 165 Founder's Room

Please join us to learn about opportunities within Kite and Gilead. Alums will share their journey and reasons why they decided to join the company. We will also provide information about our competitive paid internships, early talent full-time roles, fellowships, and rotational programs.  Students RSVP on Handshake.

PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Oghenetega Imiruaye, PhD Studet – “The Role of NMDA Receptor Subunits in the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease in Novel Areas of the Brain”

KGI Bldg. 535, Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA

Please join us for PhD Student, Oghenetega Imiruaye give his PhD Literature Mastery Presentation. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most prevalent and persistent neurodegenerative condition. Beta-amyloid (Aβ) plaque deposition, accumulation of neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs), inflammation, dysregulated neurotransmitter signaling, brain atrophy, and neuronal alterations are the primary neuropathological hallmarks of AD. The central nervous system (CNS) […]

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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Jason Lee, PhD Student – “Modeling Fluidic Shear Stress Found in Various Bioprocess Systems and its Effect on T Cells”

KGI Bldg. 535, Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA

Please join us for KGI PhD student Jason Lee, Process Engineer II, Kite Pharma Ph.D. Literature Mastery presentation. The development and approval of autologous CAR-T cell therapies places an increase demand on manufacturing capacity. There are 5 commercially approved autologous CAR-T cell products with over 500 cell therapies in development. Implementation of automation technologies can […]

PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Julie Tobar Sosa, PhD Student – “Investigating Treatment Tolerability: Integrating the Toxicity Index with Patient-Reported Outcomes in Bladder Cancer”

KGI Bldg. 535, Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA

Please join us for PhD Student, Julie Tobar Sosa's PhD Literature Mastery Presentation. Treatment tolerability refers to the magnitude of adverse events that affect a patient’s adherence and persistence in continuing a prescribed cancer therapy. Understanding and interpreting data concerning toxicity can further our knowledge of treatment tolerability. This can assist oncology professionals to develop […]

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