In December of 2019, KGI received $1 million from Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, to start the KGI Center for Training in Applied Genomics (CTAG). Read the full press release now.

CTAG Goals

  • Educate the next generation of scientists and practitioners
  • Create a full-spectrum educational resource to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving genomics industry
  • Be a place for the innovators and leaders of tomorrow’s biopharma and precision medicine landscape to learn, be inspired, and connect to one another and the industry
  • Focus on the education of young scientists to become leaders in the field
  • Provide executive and continuing education to enable current professions to stay on the cutting edge of the constantly changing field

Learn More About KGI's Genetic Programs

  • The two-year program is dedicated to benefiting society through the education, training, and development of innovative, collaborative, and caring genetic counselors who will serve the needs of individual patients, the healthcare system, and the bioscience industry.

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  • The two-year program capitalizes on KGI’s core curriculum in genetics and builds upon this to expand a student’s knowledge in the area of analytics. Students will learn to translate information and bridge gaps between research scientists and practitioners.

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  • The program is designed for those interested in learning more about human genomics, bioinformatics, genetic counseling, and precision medicine, exposing participants to career opportunities in clinical genetics and genomics.

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  • The Certificate in Applied Genomics is an executive education program designed for working professions to gain expertise in the growing field of applied human genomics.

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Read about what’s happening in KGI’s genetics programs

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In this episode of the KGI podcast, we sat down with Dr. Barbara Fortini, associate professor of genetics and the program director of the one-of-a-kind Master of Science in Human […]

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Barbara Fortini Featured on DNA Today Podcast Talking About Genomic Data Analytics

Dr. Barbara Fortini joined DNA Today podcast host Kira Dineen to discuss the growing career opportunities in genomic data analytics. She is the Program Director for the Master of Science […]

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Dr. Barbara Bailus Receives Research Grant from Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST), Focusing on Drug Delivery to the Brain Via Cell-Penetrating Peptides

Dr. Barbara Bailus, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Assistant Professor of Genetics, recently received a distinguished New Investigator Grant from the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST) of $500,000 over two […]

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Emily Quinn Celebrates a Fresh Start as New Program Director for KGI’s MSGC Program

  Emily Quinn, MS, CGC, was recently named Program Director for Keck Graduate Institute (KGI)’s Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program. Quinn has been with […]

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