Noa Park

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 hbv story

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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yazmin estrada

From Mathematics to Biopharmaceutical Processing

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The typical student in the Master of Engineering in Biopharmaceutical Processing (MEng) program at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has earned an undergraduate degree in either science or engineering. But Yazmin Estrada, MEng ’20, is showing that success in the MEng program is also possible for someone with a different academic background. When […]

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KGI students at bioprocessing conference

KGI to Host Bioprocessing Conference and Annual Advisory Board Meeting

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), in collaboration with IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC (IPS) and INTERPHEX, is proud to host 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, 2019 in Claremont, CA. The goal of the two-day event […]

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BioPhorum Operations Group Visits KGI to Connect with Students and Faculty

CLAREMONT, Calif. – With Sue Behrens and the bioprocessing team leading the way, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) hosted the BioPhorum Operations Group (BPOG) on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The visit, which took place during the course of BPOG’s annual meeting, was an opportunity to learn about KGI’s academic programs and explore opportunities for collaboration with faculty […]

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anna hickerson

New Master’s Degree Program Prepares Students to Engineer Medical Devices

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Students interested in medical devices have long found opportunities to learn about them at KGI. Assistant Professor Anna Hickerson has taught the Device and Diagnostic Product Development course for a decade. KGI’s Master of Business and Science program offers a concentration in medical devices and diagnostics. And KGI has presented the annual […]

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Mikahil Martchenko

KGI Professor Dedicated to Transmitting New Knowledge of Infectious Diseases

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Whether he is focused on identifying a potential therapy or studying pathogens in nature, Mikhail Martchenko is dedicated to treating infectious diseases. Professor Jim Sterling, a founding faculty member at KGI, says of Martchenko, “I was excited to have Mikhail join KGI as an accomplished biologist focused on drug discovery. His interest […]

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BSMA Conference to Showcase Innovative Collaboration Between KGI and Industry

As Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) students completing a Team Master’s Project (TMP), Madhumita Suresh and Leslie Maurer presented company executives with a set of recommendations to enhance supply chain processes. Now the 2019 Master of Business and Science (MBS) graduates will offer insights from their TMP to a wider audience of industry leaders attending the […]

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