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KGI Homies Care 2023

KGI Oasis KGI Commons - Courtyard 111 Bucknell Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Homies Care is an initiative that combines fun and community engagement to bring awareness to the homeless crisis through hygiene kit assembly and distribution! Sign Up to Volunteer Deadline to sign-up: April 22, 2023 Event and kit assembly will take place April 23, 2023 9-12 pm in Founder's Room! Please donate to help cover the […]

$10.00 – $50.00

Student Mentorship Series with Tom Klopack, Executive Consultant for Life Sciences

Tom Klopack, Executive Consultant for Life Sciences Students are invited to join members of the Corporate Relations Board (CRB) for an informal mentorship event. Get tips and suggestions on how to find a meaningful career and ask questions that will assist you with your professional development. Please RSVP through Handshake.

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 […]


The Nourish Nook

Come one, come all For you can get free groceries before Fall! Hark hark! The location is the Chan Family Cafe So come and get your free food before the coming of May. The Nourish Nook presents the KGI marketplace, where students may receive free groceries! The Nourish Nook will be hosting their first two […]

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. […]


Alternatives to Genetic Counseling: Explore Impactful Careers in Genetics and Genomics

Please join Dr. Barbara Fortini, Program Director of the Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics (MSGDA) program, in exploring the impactful careers in genetics and genomics. This webinar is designed to showcase various career paths for those who do not match a genetic counseling program. Register Here: Zoom:

Financial Aid Drop In Hours

Hybrid - Zoom or In-person Bldg. 535 Room 35 , United States

If you have any questions regarding Financial Aid, please feel free to stop in any time during this hour to speak with a representative from the Financial Aid team! Register Here: Zoom Link:

Coffee With the Dean

Grab a coffee with us! Join Sofia Toro, KGI Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, for informal conversation and coffee. She is happy to answer any questions, from the admissions process to resume writing and everything in between. If this day or time doesn't work for you, check out the other locations she will be […]

MBS 2023 Farewell Party

Farewell to our second-year MBS students and Dr. West! To celebrate the second year's two years at KGI, hard work, and guidance to first-year students, the MBS Student Government Board is hosting a Farewell celebration. We will be serving alcohol, pizza, and salad. This event is open to MBS first years, second years & MBS […]


TMP Public Presentation Day

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

Please join us to learn about the 2022-23 Team Master's Projects on Friday, April 28, 2023. Agenda Time Event 8:00 a.m. Welcome 8:30 a.m. Presentations begin 11:30 a.m. Lunch break 12:45 p.m. Presentations resume 1:30 p.m. Presentations conclude Register See a list of this year's Team Master's Projects. 

Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs (MSRA) Webinar

Join us for Dr. Anastasia Levitin, Program Director of KGI’s Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences (MS) program and Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs (MSRA) Program as well as Dr. Yilun Liu, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics and Director of the Master of Science Program in Translational Medicine (MSTM) […]

KGI Friday In-Person Campus Tour

KGI 535 Building 535 Watson Drive, Claremont, CA, United States

Please join the Admissions team for an in-person campus tour, as well as our housing facilities*! Expect to be contacted by a member of the Admissions team prior to your visit regarding parking and Covid safety information. *Availability of housing tour subject to change. Contact for availability.  Register here:

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 […]


Riggs End of Year Celebration

KGI 121 Building - Courtyard , United States

Dean Prosser will be treating all Riggs students to some yogurt from Yogurtland! All Riggs students and faculty are welcome to join us on April 28th, 2023, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. If you are joining us, feel free to accept our calendar invite (sent to your email on 4/3/23) so we know much yogurt to order […]

Genetics End-of-Year Celebration

TBD , United States

*For MSGC & MSGDA students and faculty only* Come celebrate the end of a successful school year with us! This is an opportunity for all genetics students and faculty to gather and socialize before finals and graduation.  This event will be held (TBD) on Friday, April 28th, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided.  We […]

Virtual Drop-in Hours

Please join our virtual drop-in hours before the May 5 priority deadline! You will have one on one access to our admissions team to ask any questions or concerns that you might have about the deadline. Additionally, our team is available to discuss our Riggs programs in more detail, as well as the admission process. Morning […]

Tuesday’s With Career Services Panel: From Classroom to Internship

  Congratulations on a successful academic year.  As you get ready to begin your internship, you might be asking yourself, “Am I ready for the ‘real world?’” – You definitely are!  Join us as we talk to second-year students about their transitions from the classroom to an internship. Please RSVP on Handshake.

City of Hope and Certificate in Bioscience Management (CBM) Webinar

Please join Dr. Joel West, Program Director of KGI's Master of Business and Science (MBS) program, for a discussion about the City of Hope and the Certificate in Bioscience Management (CBM) program. Registration link: Zoom:

KGI IPhO 1st Annual Awesome Race: Beaker in Borderland

KGI 121 Building - Room 1110 , United States

You and your friends are invited to test your wits, Let's see which group can win with blitz. For those assemblages with scholars of wises, Buckle up; you're in for some prizes. Riddle me this, who is the fairest of them all? Besides this puzzle, be sure to use thy eyeball. These may be the […]

$10.00 – $80.00

PhD Dissertation Graduate Student Literature Seminar – Ijeoma J. Nnadozie, PhD Student– “Identification and Comparison of Structural Variants found Colorectal Cancer Patients from Diverse Populations”

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

Please join us for Ijeoma J. Nnadozie's PhD Dissertation Graduate Student Literature Seminar Presentation on: One of the primary mechanisms of genetic mutation in cancer is structural variation, which involves the deletion, insertion, or reordering of genomic segments ranging from a few kilobases to entire chromosomes. While the role of structural variants in cancer development […]


Pani Puri Night

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

Please join us for the South Asian Association's final event of the year: Pani Puri & Movie Night! What is Pani Puri? Pani Literally translates to water and here the Puris are fried puffed crisp dough balls which are hollow. Generally, the water or pani is sour, tangy as well as spicy. This spicy pani […]