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More life sciences hiring projected

Industry faces challenges due to declines in venture capital and federal funds

Dean Calbreath, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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“The ‘life science’ industry is very important in the region,” said Erik Bruvold, director of National University’s Institute For Policy Research. “It’s a good source of high-paying jobs for people who spend their money in the community and it’s relatively labor-intensive. I mean, you can automate certain things but a lot of this work is intellectual.”