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

MSGDA Program Celebrates Mutually Beneficial Partnership With Genomic Health IT Startup Genomenon

Since the inception of Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) ‘s Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics (MSGDA) program, Program Director Dr. Barbara Fortini has developed a mutually beneficial partnership with the […]

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MSGDA Student Anna Capria Selected as a 2023 Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainee

Anna Capria, a student in Keck Graduate Institute (KGI)’s Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics (MSGDA) program, was recently selected as a 2023 Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and […]

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#153—Dr. Barbara Fortini Discusses KGI’s One-of-a-Kind Genomic Data Analytics Program

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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