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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 […]

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Tuesdays with Career Services: Interviewing

Interview season is upon us, whether you are applying to internships, full-time jobs, or academic programs. Join us this week on Tuesdays with Career Services to learn how to prepare and rock an interview. We will also discuss common interview questions, case interview preparation, and questions YOU should ask in an interview. Please RSVP through […]

[APhA-ASP] Stop The Bleed

KGI 121 Building - Room 1110 , United States

Learn how to recognize life-threatening bleeds and effectively intervene when a bleeding emergency occurs! FREE CERTIFICATIONS will be provided for all participants. We HIGHLY recommend it, see you there!!

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 […]

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Research Seminar Speaker Series – Atish Mohanty, City of Hope – “A Systems Biology Perspective on the Development of Drug Resistance”

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Atish Mohanty, Assistant Research Professor Department of Medical Oncology at City of Hope National Medical Center on: The increasing incidence of cancer and the challenge posed by drug resistance highlights the need for a comprehensive understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in resistance development. My research is focused on […]

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Research Seminar Speaker Series – Larry Grill, KGI – “The Potential of Antibody Fc Fusion Therapeutics”

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Larry Grill, Dean of Research and Research Professor at KGI on:  Monoclonal antibodies are increasingly used in multiple therapies, and especially in cancer treatment.  It is always a challenge to identify the best monoclonal antibody variable region for the given target.  In the case of the […]

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Research Seminar Speaker Series – Ya-Xiong Tao, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine – “Biased Signaling at Neural Melanocortin Receptors”

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

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Ya-Xiong Tao, Professor, Physiology on:  The global prevalence of obesity highlights the importance of understanding on regulation of energy homeostasis. The central melanocortin system is an important intersection connecting the neural pathways controlling satiety and energy expenditure to regulate energy homeostasis by sensing and integrating the signals […]

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Cope Health Solutions Tabling

KGI 121 Building - Gayle Riggs Student Center 121 Bucknell Ave, Claremont, CA, United States

Please drop by the Cope Health Solutions table on April 5, 2023, anytime between 12:30-3 p.m. in Oasis building south entrance and learn more about their program. Please RSVP on Handshake.

PhD Dissertation Defense – Mandar Narayan Makwana – “Using computational fluid dynamics and optical sensor technology to scale cell culture platforms”

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

Please join us for PhD Student, Mandar Narayan Makwana's PhD Dissertation Defense. Cell culture vessels range from a micro scale to lab and eventually to a commercial scale vessel. Based on the mode of operation, cell culture vessels have different hydrodynamic environments, making it challenging to scale. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is one such tool […]

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Graduate Student Literature Seminar – Uche Anyaduba – “Advances in the Use of Biomarkers in Oncology Drug Development”

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

Please join us for Uche Anyaduba's Graduate Student Literature Seminar Presentation on: Cancer treatment and drug development face significant challenges and obstacles due to the complexity and variability of cancer biology. Heterogeneity in tumors, innate drug resistance, non-therapeutic targets in some tumor cells, and adverse drug reactions are major roadblocks to effective treatment. Molecularly-targeted therapies are […]

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Team Design Project Presentation Day 2023

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

The Team Design Project (TDP) Presentation Day is the capstone project for KGI’s Master of Engineering in Biopharmaceutical Processing (MEng) program. TDP Day is an in-person event this year.  Master of Engineering Teams will be presenting their capstone project designs developing the next generation of biomanufacturing facilities for the future biopharmaceutical industry. Friday, April 21, […]

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Research Seminar Speaker Series – Dr. Nancy Sobhy Bolous, MD, MA, MSc, Research Scientist, Disease Burden and Simulation at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Global Pediatric Medicine – “Economics of AAV-mediated Gene Therapies: Challenges and Future Directions”

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

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Dr. Nancy Sobhy Bolous, , MD, MA, MSc, Research Scientist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Dr. Nancy Sobhy Bolous is a research scientist in Global Pediatric Medicine at St. Jude. She has led several research projects focused on costing and cost-effectiveness of treatments for pediatric […]

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PhD Dissertation Defense – Jonas Otoo – “The Development of a Primer Payload with Microparticles for UTI Pathogen Identification Using Poly-Thymidine Modified LAMP Primers in Droplet LAMP”

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

Please join us for Jonas Otoo's PhD Dissertation Defense on: Nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) have relatively high sensitivity and specificity. However, they are more complex to develop than other diagnostic tests, such as lateral flow immunoassay tests. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is the gold standard of NAATs. PCR requires thermal cycling to achieve clonal […]

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Celebrating the Career of Professor Joel West Research Seminar – “Open Innovation in the Healthcare Sector”

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

Please join us for Dr. Joel West's Research Seminar Speaker Series presentation along with a celebration of Dr. West's time here at KGI prior to his retirement the end of this semester! Scholars have previously studied sectoral systems of innovation to analyze the interdependence of innovation activities and capabilities in an industry, but such studies […]

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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation– Alexander Burns – “Exosomes as Delivery Vectors for Cells and Theranostics”

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

Please join us for PhD student, Alexander Burns' PhD Literature Mastery Presentation on: R&D efforts around exosomes have been ongoing for more than 40 years, with over 80 active clinical trials investigating the use of exosomes as a potential tool for therapy and diagnostics (theranostics), and as a potential alternative to viral vectors. The research […]

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PhD Literature Mastery Presentation – Ross Steinberg – “The Athlete’s Paradox: The Role of Skeletal Muscle Lipid Droplet Location and Metabolism on Insulin Resistance”

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

Please join us for Ross Steinberg's PhD Dissertation Literature Mastery Presentation on: The observation has been made that lean and even overweight metabolically normal individuals do not have significant amounts of ectopic fat deposited in their skeletal muscle. Insulin-resistant individuals typically do, in fact, have ectopic deposits that correlate with their degree of insulin resistance. […]

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Research Seminar Speaker Series – Dr. William Stanford, Chief Medical Officer at the Beverly Hills Institute for Precision Medicine – “Precision Medicine: Who, What, When, Where, How”

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

Please join us for our Research Seminar Series Speaker, Dr. William Stanford, Chief Medical Officer at the Beverly Hills Institute for Precision Medicine, on:  Precision medicine is an emerging healthcare approach leveraging multiple types of data, including genomics, epigenetics, proteomics, radiomics, uber-detailed medical histories, and wearable technology, to craft a care plan. Personalized, precision medicine […]

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