Innovative Minds Who Will Make a Difference

  As we celebrate completing the inaugural session of the Biocon Academy-KGI certificate program, I am reflecting on this time last year, when we were beginning to consider developing it. In fall 2000, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), located in Claremont, California, enrolled its first students for a two year master’s program to educate scientists and … Continue reading Innovative Minds Who Will Make a Difference

Driving intellectual engagement with industry professionals

  Biocon Academy serves as a bridge from academia to the biotechnology industry. While many students have a good fundamental scientific foundation from their university education there is a gap in knowing how this science is applied in industry in both the technical and regulatory aspects. As a scientist currently working in the biopharmaceutical industry, it … Continue reading Driving intellectual engagement with industry professionals

A visionary who helped us envision our life goals and evaluate our life decisions

A visionary who helped us envision our life goals and evaluate our life decisions. A session of half an hour deeply impacted the career path of 29 students looking to start career in the bio-pharma industry.     A scheduled interaction on 11th July, 2016 had us anticipating the meet since 6 PM the previous … Continue reading A visionary who helped us envision our life goals and evaluate our life decisions