The "Talent Needs in the Life Sciences" symposium aims to introduce students to this trending and growing sector. The symposium provides an opportunity for students to hear from industry leaders on talent (employment) needs, market trends, innovative technologies, entrepreneurship, sustainability of businesses, future industry directions, and more. Students who want to explore career opportunities in this exciting industry should attend the event. All majors are welcome!
iTrends (Innovation Trends) will expose students to innovative industries and its leaders so that students are informed with career opportunities.
Discussions will be around technology innovation, conversion of the industry, employment needs, sustainability of businesses, and more.
Whether you are a social science student interested in policy, an engineering student interested in technologies, or a self motivated entrepreneur, this symposium will revolutionize your perspective.
Dr.Mali's laboratory is working in the fields of synthetic biology and regenerative medicine, with a long-term focus on developing tools for enabling gene and cell based human therapeutics.Read Full Bio »
Dr. Antonius “Toni” Schuh is CEO at Trovagene (NASDAQ: TROV), a molecular diagnostics company specializing in non-invasive diagnostic solutions based on cell-free DNA.Read Full Bio »
Dr. Nunez is the Senior Vice President and CMO for CareFusion, a company that specializes in two areas: reducing medication errors and prevention of health care-associated infections.Read Full Bio »
Miranda Ko is a regionally renowned speaker, science communication consultant, and news personality, widely known for her work with Al Gore and was named Green Goddess by Women’s Health Magazine.Read Full Bio »
Jason is senior vice president at Canale Communications, where he develops and implements corporate communications, investor relations and public relations programs exclusively for life sciences companies.Read Full Bio »
In 2012, venture capital investment in San Diego County life sciences totaled more than $700 million.
Life sciences account for more than $14.2 billion in direct economic activity and more than $36.6 billion in total economic impact.
700+ San Diego companies employ 59,000+ in direct life sciences employment.
Employees on average earn more than $116,000 annually. This more than any other traded cluster in San Diego County.