Professor Ian Phillips Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

As he read the 2019 Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Commencement program on May 18, Ian Phillips noticed that someone would receive a lifetime achievement award and wondered who it might be. Then the Norris Professor of Applied Life Sciences heard KGI President Sheldon M. Schuster call his name. “I had no idea it was coming,” […]

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Business plan

Students Pitch Ideas to Venture Capitalists in Business Plan Competition

A team of four Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) students representing Poseidon Laboratory earned first place in the KGI Business Plan Competition on April 30. This year’s winning team consisted of Kaniel Cassady, PPM ’19, David Leishman, MBS ’19, Andrew Okimura, MBS ’19, and Daniel Wang, PPC ’19. The competition is part of the ALS 458 […]

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Juan José Aponte-Ubillús

Aponte-Ubillús Launches BioMarin Career Through CAST PhD Program

The Master of Bioscience (MBS) degree Juan José Aponte-Ubillús earned at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in 2013 set the foundation for his career in biotechnology. But KGI’s Cooperative Awards Student Training (CAST) PhD program made him the industry scientist he is today. Aponte-Ubillús, who earned his PhD from KGI in 2018, is currently employed as […]

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Corinne Bogle

A Leader in Class and on the Court

For most students, undertaking the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate (PPC) program is enough of a challenge. But Corinne Bogle, PPC ’19, decided she would continue playing for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) women’s basketball team during the program. “It’s very demanding and something I think I underestimated a bit,” admits Bogle. “It tested me […]

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Abasi Ene-Obong

Alumni Entrepreneurs, Industry Leaders to Visit KGI for Event Series

With a series of three events in late April, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) will host influential alumni entrepreneurs and industry leaders as part of panel discussions and the annual business plan competition. “Throughout its history, KGI has worked closely with startup companies, and helped faculty launch spin-off companies,” said Jim Sterling, professor and co-founder of […]

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Kiana Aran and research team

CRISPR-Chip Enables Digital Detection of DNA without Amplification

Researchers have found multiple applications for the CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspersed Short Palindromic Repeats) gene editing technology since it came into use by the scientific community. Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Assistant Professor and University of California, Berkeley Visiting Scientist Kiana Aran is the first to combine the power of CRISPR’s nucleic acid targeting with the […]

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Minerva Undergraduate Students Gain Research Experience at KGI

Students choose the innovative Minerva Schools at KGI undergraduate program for an interdisciplinary education that expands their critical thinking, global awareness, and practical knowledge through online seminars and a residential global rotation. So Minerva undergraduates jumped at the opportunity to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program at Keck Graduate Institute’s Claremont campus. Corey […]

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abrar lab

Student’s Research Effort Earns Her Publication Credit in Scientific Journal

Abrar Al Maghribi, MS ’18, simply needed some research experience when she asked to work in the lab with Rachita Sumbria, an assistant professor of biopharmaceutical sciences at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI). A student in KGI’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Certificate (PPC) program at the time, Al Maghribi never imagined she would become the coauthor of an […]

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Team master's project artificial intelligence story

Team Master’s Project Findings on Artificial Intelligence Published in DIA Journal

The findings of a Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Team Master’s Project (TMP) from the 2017-18 school year have been published in the December 6, 2018 edition of the Drug Information Association’s Journal Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science. The Team Master’s Project was titled “Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies for Regulatory Intelligence” and was conducted in […]

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