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Cytokinetics Information Session (Virtual)

Hello students! Please join us for a company info session with Cytokinetics on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 p.m. to learn more about the company, culture, current opportunities, and more! You don't want to miss this event! For more information on the company, please visit their website. Students RSVP on Handshake […]

Takeda Information Session (In-Person)

KGI 517 Building - Room 165 (Founder's Room)

Hello students! Please join us for the Takeda info session (in-person) on Wednesday, October 19 2022 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and learn more about the company, culture, current opportunities, and more! You don't want to miss this event! For more information, please visit their website. Students: register on Handshake.

Research Seminar Speaker Series – Dr. Jim Sterling – “Biocondensates: Membraneless Organelles that Organize Cellular Biochemistry”

Please join us for this presentation by our own KGI faculty member, Dr. Jim Sterling, Professor and PhD Program Director, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences Many macromolecular biocondensates have been observed as so-called intracellular membraneless organelles since their discovery in 2009 in the Hyman lab in Dresden Germany. Commercialization of drug discovery […]


KGI Consulting Club: Case Prep Workshop

KGI 121 Building - Room 1113 121 Bucknell Ave, Claremont, United States

Join us for our 1st Consulting Case Prep Workshop on Thursday, October 27, from 12 -1:00 p.m. in classroom 1113, building 121. We will go over the basics of building a case framework and walk students through an example interview case study. This is a great way to prepare for upcoming consulting and operations internship […]


Research Seminar Speaker Series – Dr. Subhrajit Bhattacharya – “Role of NMDARs in Various Diseases of the Brain and Targeted Drug Discovery”

Please join us for this presentation by our own KGI Faculty member, Dr. Subhrajit Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical and Applied Life Sciences NMDARs (N-Methyl-D-Aspartate receptors) are an essential component of the excitation/inhibition complex in the brain that regulates precipitation of different neurodegenerative diseases. Dysregulated spatial and temporal expression of these receptors and their interactions with […]


KGI Beer Club Beer Mug / Beer Stein Fundraiser

Hello everyone! Thank you for supporting Beer Club's beer mug fundraiser! These steins can be used for beer and water alike and make the perfect holiday gifts for you and your loved ones. These will get here before we leave for winter break, so take advantage of our two for $25 deal to stock up […]

$15.00 – $25.00

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

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 […]


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.  


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

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 […]


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

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 […]


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

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 […]


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

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 […]


Kite Information Session (In-Person)

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 535 Building - Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, United States

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) […]


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

KGI 535 Building - Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, United States

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 535 Building - Room 152 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, United States

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 […]


MBS Shirts

As requested by our MBS students, the MBS board has designed and organized custom MBS t-shirts. They are available in one color (navy blue) and have designs on the front and back. Here is the most-voted design picked by both cohorts: Shirts will be on sale from 12/14/22 at 9:00 a.m. - 1/27/22 at 11:30 […]

$32.30 – $55.10

Research Seminar Speaker Series – Jerome Lacroix, Western University – “How do you feel? Sensing mechanical forces with PIEZO channels”

KGI 121 Building - Room 1111 121 Bucknell Ave., Claremont, United States

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Jerome Lacroix, Associate Professor, Western University presentation on:  Channel proteins catalyze the passive transport of solutes across cell membranes. These rapid transmembrane flows act as cellular signals in numerous biological functions. Channel opening is typically triggered by the presence of a specific stimulus, which is detected […]


Research Seminar Speaker Series – Shivashavankar Othy, UCI – “Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Immune Cells in the Spinal Cord During CNS Autoimmunity”

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Shivashankar Othy, Researcher, UCI presentation on:  Effector T (Teff) cells potentiate CNS autoimmunity, whereas regulatory T (Treg) cells limit autoimmunity. Using a combination of multiphoton imaging and transgenic mice in an MS-like disease model called experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, we provide new insights into the cellular dynamics […]