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

KGI Graduate Angela Hoang Empowers Prospective Parents as Associate Clinical Variant Curator

Angela Hoang, who recently received her Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics (MSGDA) degree from Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), now works as an Associate Clinical Variant Curator at Natera for the...
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KGI Graduates Shabri Patel and Alexandra Petrasek Land Jobs at Fulgent Genetics

Shabri Patel and Alexandra Petrasek, who recently received their graduate degrees from Keck Graduate Institute (KGI)'s Master of Science Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program, have both obtained positions as genetic counselors at Fulgent...
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13th Annual Rare Disease Day Aims to Translate Genetics into Action

Rare Disease Day Photo Album Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) hosted its 13th Annual Rare Disease Day on Friday, March 6 with presentations from industry leaders, a genetic counseling panel, and a poster session from students....
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#104 – Precision Medicine Podcast Rebroadcast Featuring Barbara Fortini

Thanks to Trapelo for allowing us to re-share this episode of the Precision Medicine Podcast! In this episode, Barbara Fortini, the program director for KGI's Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics...
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