The Simon Ramo Distinguished Lecture Series is KGI's premier annual event showcasing achievements in the life sciences by some of the world's top scientists and business leaders. Previous speakers include J. Craig Venter, Donald Kennedy, Leroy Hood, Maxine Singer, Dr. Bruce Alberts and P. Roy Vagelos. The event is made possible by generous endowment gifts from Simon and Virginia Ramo and the W.M. Keck Foundation.
The lecture is free and open to the public and will take place in the 517 Lecture Hall on the KGI campus. To attend the event, call 909/607-7892 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by March 17.
SIMON RAMO BACKGROUND
Dr. Simon Ramo is a co-founder of TRW Inc., one of the world's largest technological corporations. He was chief scientist in the development of the U.S. Intercontinental Ballistic Missile and chaired the President's Committee on Science and Technology under President Ford. He served as a member of the advisory council to the U.S. Secretary of State on Science and Foreign Affairs, the National Science Board, the Council of Scholars in the Library of Congress, and the White House Council on Energy Research and Development. In addition to the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the NASA Distinguished Public Service medals, Ramo has received the National Medal of Science and the 1999 National Air and Space Museum Trophy for Lifetime Achievement. Ramo serves as a senior advisor to Keck Graduate Institute.
Educating the future leaders of the bioscience industry, Keck Graduate
Institute (KGI) offers an interdisciplinary graduate education through its
Master of Bioscience (MBS) degree program and its Ph.D. program in Applied
Life Sciences. Using team-based learning and real-world projects, KGI's
innovative curriculum seamlessly combines applied life scien
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