Sue Behrens

Behrens to Share Insights with Industry Leaders at ISPE Conference

Sue Behrens, a Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) leader in the area of bioprocessing, will serve as a speaker at the 2020 International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Facilities of the Future Conference on Jan. 30 in San Francisco. In her role at KGI, Behrens is the George B. and Joy Rathmann Professor in Bioprocessing and […]

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Students Visit Industry Sponsors for Team Master’s Project

Several of the KGI Team Master’s Project (TMP) groups shared updates on LinkedIn after visiting their industry sponsors earlier in January. Through its history, KGI has completed more than 300 projects for leading companies in the biotech, pharma, and medical device industries. The year-long TMP brings exponential value to companies and provides an applied educational […]

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Hu Zhang

Hu Zhang Publishes New Research on Osteochondral Regeneration

Dr. Hu Zhang, Professor in Bioprocessing at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), has co-authored a groundbreaking research paper appearing in Applied Materials Today (Impact Factor 8.0) on the use of hydrogel for osteochondral (bone and cartilage) regeneration. The study specifically targets individuals with osteoarthritis, a condition that occurs when the cartilage covering certain joints wears down, […]

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2002 KGI Alumna Line Stigen Raquet Joins Creoptix as CEO

Line Stigen Raquet, an alumna from Keck Graduate Institute’s (KGI) first graduating Master of Business and Science class of 2002, is now CEO of Creoptix, a Switzerland-based company specializing in innovative bio-analytical instruments, effective January 1. She believes the company’s products, including its Wave Delta instruments, offer fantastic opportunities in drug discovery and pharmacology. Raquet […]

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Steven Pervez

A Student’s Successful Battle with Cancer Reveals the Power of Innovation

Steven Pervez, MBS ’21, was diagnosed with stage two, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma six months ago. His personal experience with cancer gives him a unique perspective on translational medicine and healthcare. Last month, he applied to be a student speaker at TEDxKGI, and he emerged out of the student speech competition as one of two winners. Pervez […]

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Kathrine Parga

Kathrine Parga’s Team Wins ISPE Hackathon

Kathrine Parga and her team took “thinking outside the box” to a whole new level at the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Hackathon. This approach, combined with solid teamwork, led to their Hackathon win.  Parga, a Master of Engineering in Biopharmaceutical Processing (MEng) candidate at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), attended the Hackathon in Las […]

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Bucket-List Dream of TED Talk Becoming a Reality for Noa Park

Noa Park, MBS ’20, checked off an item from her bucket list when she became one of two winners in the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Student Speech Competition to earn a spot at speaking at TEDxKGI, scheduled for February 7, 2020*. Park first heard about TED Talks when she was in middle school and thought […]

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Luis Torres

Merging Music and the Master of Business and Science Program

Luis Torres, MBS ’21, takes pride in being versatile. As an undergraduate at Occidental College, he volunteered in a hospital emergency department, became an emergency medical technician, served as a Spanish language peer tutor, worked in the campus postal operations center, and played in a band—all while preparing academically to attend medical school after graduation. […]

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Team BHV

Finding Winning Ways to Make an Impact on a Community’s Health

People infected with the Hepatitis B (HBV) virus may experience no symptoms, but their livers are being damaged. That puts them at high risk for deadly diseases such as cirrhosis and liver cancer. Though anyone can contract HBV, which can be transmitted via blood or unprotected sex, or at birth, Asians and Pacific Islanders have […]

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Bioprocessing Students and Faculty Connect with Industry Leaders at Annual Conference

Photo Gallery CLAREMONT, CA – In a collaborative environment filled with networking opportunities, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) hosted the Industry Insights Bioprocessing Conference “Bioprocessing for Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Products” along with KGI’s Annual Amgen Bioprocessing Center Advisory Board Meeting on November 7-8. KGI hosted the two-day event in collaboration with IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC (IPS) […]

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