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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 […]


Artificial Intelligence in Defense Against Emerging Pandemics

Virtual CA, United States

Is it possible to develop a passive antibody therapy against an emerging viral pandemic by computationally predicting antibodies that might bind and neutralize a recently discovered virus? Dr. Animesh Ray, Professor at KGI, will discuss strategies for answering this question, which has garnered an NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award in 2021. Dr. Ray will explain […]

Tuesdays with Career Services: Building Your Network

Join us this week at Tuesdays with Career Services to learn all about the value of having a strong professional network, how to build it, and how to maintain it. RSVP and Zoom link on Handshake: 

Amgen Information Session

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

Hello students! Please join us for this company info session with Amgen and 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 here: This Amgen information session focus is specifically on students interested in the Commercial […]

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 […]


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 at 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. RSVP and Zoom […]

Postbacc 101

Virtual CA, United States

Please join us for an information session to learn more about our Postbaccalaureate Pre-PA Certificate and Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate programs with Assistant Director of our Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate Program, Elba Munoz! Register here: Zoom link:

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 […]


C.A.R.E. Dance Workshop Fundraiser ft. Maddie Pineda

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

C.A.R.E. is excited to offer a beginner urban dance workshop by Maddie Pineda. Maddie is part of The Lab dance team (@inthelab247) and has additional experience with UCLA's ACA and Samahang Modern Dance Team. Remember to also RSVP here:  For non-KGI students, make sure to fill out this liability waiver: 


Tuesdays with Career Services: Personal Statements

Join us this week at Tuesdays with Career Services for a workshop session focused on personal statements. RSVP and Zoom link on Handshake:

OCRA (Orange County Regulatory Affairs) Career Panel

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

OCRA welcomes KGI students to attend a Young Professionals in Regulatory Affairs panel, followed by round table discussions with our panelists and OCRA Board Members. Panelists have experience in medical devices, clinical trials, research, and consulting. Please come learn about how to get started with a career in Regulatory Affairs, what to expect on a […]

Industry Speaker Series: Transitioning from a Student to Industry and Fellowship – Gurkirat Singh, Edwards Lifesciences

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

Join us for our next in-person Industry Talk of the semester, sponsored by Wilson Sonsini. You can register here. Gurkirat Singh is a Clinical Science Fellow in Medical Affairs at Edwards Lifesciences. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Regis University School of Pharmacy in Denver, Colorado and his Bachelor of Science in General Biology […]

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 […]


CSHP Seminar | KGI Reception 2022

Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim - Magic Kingdom Ballroom 3 Magic Kingdom Ballroom 3, Anaheim, CA, United States

It’s that time of year! CSHP is here! Students, faculty, staff, preceptors, and alumni are invited to network and mingle at KGI’s reception on Friday, November 11 at 7 p.m. during the CSHP Seminar at the Disneyland Hotel. The reception will be in the Magic Kingdom Ballroom 3. The CSHP Seminar is November 9-13 at […]


Career Series #2: LinkedIn Workshop

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

Hello, KGI Buzzing Bees! IPhO and Career Services will be back in action with an event to polish ANY (open to all students) KGI students' LinkedIn profiles! Angela Cossey will be speaking about best practices when establishing a new LinkedIn profile or simply maintaining one. Following her speech, students will be able to work on […]

Tuesdays with Career Services: Student Panel: MBS

Calling all MBS students! Join us for a snack and chatting hour with second-year MBS students. RSVP and Zoom link on Handshake: 

Graduate Student Leaders/Mentors Workshop: Building Cultural Competence

Come learn about identifying personal biases and understanding others in order to develop successful partnerships/teams and be an effective leader. Presented by Dr. Dana Reyes and Dr. Shalom Alchaimy (Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services) Zoom link

Making Biopharmaceutical Products Available to Patients

Virtual CA, United States

Please join us to learn more about what industry partnerships are in the bioprocessing field. You will also be able to connect with Dr. Sue Behrens, George B. and Joy Rathmann Professor in Bioprocessing and Director of the Amgen Bioprocessing Center! We welcome students from life sciences, engineering, pre-health, and many other majors to join […]