San Diego Life Sciences Trek 2018

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San Diego Life Sciences Trek 2018

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San Diego San Diego, CA

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The San Diego Life Sciences Trek is a two-day program designed for PhD's and PhD students in bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, data science and related disciplines who are interested in exploring career opportunities within industry. San Diego is a top life sciences market in the US, where companies are curing diseases, saving lives and drumming up innovative solutions for the world's most pressing health challenges. These companies are looking for the best and brightest to help them change the world. Through company tours, workshops, presentations and a networking reception, participants will gain access to influential researchers and executives across many of San Diego's ground-breaking companies including:

View the trek FAQ & full itinerary.

PhD's and PhD candidates from across the country are invited to attend. Meals and local transportation are provided both days. The program is free to attend, but participants are expected to cover their own travel accommodations.

Disciplines welcomed: Bioinformatics, computational biology, molecular biology, structural biology, chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, biophysics, genomics, genetics, data science, and more.

Kindly consider the following details or read our Trek FAQ for more information. We are happy to make lodging recommendations. Nonstop flight service to San Diego offered from over 30 cities across the country via Southwest Airlines.

For questions, please refer to the Trek FAQ or email the program coordinator Kate Gallagher -

This program is brought to you by San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC). EDC is an independently funded nonprofit organizaiton that promotes the region, facilitates business expansions across diverse set of industries and supports the talent pool that drives regional economic success.