Career Questions tagged Biotechnology

What are the challenges I may face pursuing a career in science, and how can I stand out among the rest?

For my first two years in high school I have been studying biotechnology and I have been working diligently in preparing myself for college and the workforce. Though I have not decided on an exact career, I am deeply considering one within forensics, pharmaceuticals, or in the space exploration...

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Derek Jernigan’s Avatar Molly MacLeod, PhD’s Avatar
Active Dec 06 '18 at 02:04 AM

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Posted by Ahlyia L.’s Avatar Ahlyia L.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The thing that will make the most difference is how well ...

As someone who has a degree in biomedical engineering or works in the field, what types of jobs are available with the field becoming more and more popular daily and jobs becoming scarce?

I am currently a junior in high school considering biomedical engineering and want some more information for potential careers and general career advice. #biomedical-engineering #biotechnology...

#biomedical

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Active Apr 22 '18 at 11:47 PM

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What should I expect when it comes to sexism and racism in the STEM field, because I know it's quite pervasive in the US?

I'm South Asian, muslim, and a woman, and so far I've not experienced a lot of sexist or racist treatment, but I expect I'll run into it eventually. Is there any ideology I should keep in mind, or any resources I should look into? #racism #sexism #biology #biotechnology...

#women-in-stem

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Active Feb 01 '18 at 09:01 AM

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Posted by Fathima M.’s Avatar Fathima M.
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Jacob Cavazos | Dynamic, Highly Motivated Research Scientist Expect to face it on a regular basis. Expect to overcome ...

How do I blend visual art and writing skill with my biotechnology degree for a career?

Ever since I was a kid, I was constantly stuck between wanting to be an artist, a writer, or a scientist. There must be some way to have all these things in my life, but I'm not really sure since I want to be a microbiologist or parasitologist. #biology #biotechnology #molecular-biology...

#marine-biology #wildlife-biology #writer #evolutionary-biology #cell-biology #drawing-and-painting #painting #drawing

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Kristen Cook’s Avatar Shulin Low’s Avatar
Active Dec 08 '18 at 04:23 PM

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Posted by Fathima M.’s Avatar Fathima M.
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Kristen Cook | Lifelong, Educated Visual Artist I believe if you study micro biology you will cover parasitology. ...

How does it look to future employers if you work in a different field for a while?

I am hoping to pursue a career in biomedical engineering. However, I will likely work in an electrical product engineering position for a non-biomedical company following graduation. How will biomedical companies I apply for in the future see this? Will this experience help me or will they...

#electrical-engineering #engineering #biomed #engineering-industry #career-change #biotechnology #first-job #career-plan #biomedical-engineering

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Christos Kampouridis’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar Ceil TIlney’s Avatar
Active Dec 30 '18 at 12:43 AM

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Posted by Kristen O.’s Avatar Kristen O.
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Christos Kampouridis | Systems Engineer at Grifols, Former Device Engineer at ... Hi Kristen,Biomedical and biotech companies are having issues currently with recycling ...

What industry areas of Biomedical Engineering are the best for recent college graduates hoping to pursue a lifelong career in biomedical product engineering?

I am hoping to pursue a career in Biomedical Engineering. Since this field is so broad and full of various areas of concentration, I want to know what areas professionals think are the best to begin with. What areas will help those new to industry narrow down their interests and applicable...

#electrical-engineering #biomed #engineering-industry #engineering #biotechnology #first-job #biomedical-engineering

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Nishat Tasnim’s Avatar PAUL GENTHNER’s Avatar Anila Jahangiri’s Avatar Ahmad Abdulwahed’s Avatar +4
Active Dec 04 '18 at 08:08 PM

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Posted by Kristen O.’s Avatar Kristen O.
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Nishat Tasnim | Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering Biomedical instrumentation and biomaterials are the best areas of biomedical engineering ...

How can I get in contact with people in the profession I'm considering?

I have wanted to become a biomedical engineer for many years, but there are many times when I wonder whether I would truly thrive in this career. I would love to shadow a biomedical engineer, especially as I want to declare my major in college as soon as possible. Is it rude or unacceptable for...

#hungry-for-info #choosing-a-major #bioengineer #biomedical #bioengineering #biotechnology #biomedical-engineering

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Monica Chartier’s Avatar Mary Coronado’s Avatar
Active Oct 26 '18 at 04:51 PM

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Posted by Yekaterina Z.’s Avatar Yekaterina Z.
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Monica Chartier | Program Manager, Chat & Mobile at Dell Hey Yekaterina, There are lots of ways to get in contact ...

What are the best places for a biochemistry/biotechnology internship?

I am a 9th grader that has been interested in this field for a very long time. I know that work experience is quite valued, but don't know where the best internships lie. At least, the best ones in my area. To give a bit more detail about what I'm interested in, I'd like to do something with...

#biochemistry #biotechnology #internships

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Lillian Wang, LMSW’s Avatar Ian Sarad’s Avatar
Active Oct 17 '18 at 01:45 PM

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Posted by Emily L.’s Avatar Emily L.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education In Northern California, there are companies such as Stryker, Amgen, Gilead, ...

Study Habits that are helpful

Lately I've been having trouble in concentrating on any subject of school. Like my mind goes elsewhere. Most of all when I have to study for a quiz or a big test what suggesting's do you have?...

#biotechnology

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Active Sep 12 '17 at 10:54 PM

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Posted by Carolina N.’s Avatar Carolina N.
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Nicholas Clark | Bioprocess Development Scientist at Algaeon, Inc. Hello Carolina, You're not alone in this challenge. There were many ...

What are the job opportunities for someone majoring in Biochemistry?

I'm interested in biochemistry but also want to make sure I'm picking a major that there will be good job opportunities available. I really don't want to be one of those college graduates who gest stuck waiting tables because they can't find a job! #research #biotechnology...

#science

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Vernon Turner’s Avatar Savita Singh’s Avatar
Active Oct 16 '17 at 06:35 AM

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Posted by Hailey K.’s Avatar Hailey K.
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Vernon Turner | Independent Writing and Editing Professional When I received my M.S. in biology, I spent many hours ...

How do I know if I'm fit to be a biologist?

I really like biology and would like to go into the biomedical field, but I don't know if I am right for it. #bio #science #stem #biology...

#biotechnology

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Regina Zhang’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar Jeff Sloan’s Avatar
Active Oct 24 '17 at 01:01 PM

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Posted by Quynh V.’s Avatar Quynh V.
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Regina Zhang | Clinical Production Associate Hi Quynh, The most important thing is that you enjoy it, ...

What are some good biotech/biomedical companies in the Long Beach/Orange County area?

I am looking to enter this field upon my college graduation in 5 years and want to start looking into some great companies! Help is much appreciated! #biology #biotechnology #biotech #industrial-biotechnology #biomed #biomedical-engineering #biomedical...

#science

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Christos Kampouridis’s Avatar
Active Oct 02 '17 at 09:38 PM

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Posted by Cristia W.’s Avatar Cristia W.
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Christos Kampouridis | Systems Engineer at Grifols, Former Device Engineer at ... Hi Cristia, That's awesome that you are interested in biotechnology. I ...

What are some relevant careers involving biology or chemistry and what should I major in to enter those careers?

I know I'm interested in a career in biology or chemistry or both, but I don't know what major I should choose to have flexibility in choosing careers in both fields. I want to enter a high-paying career that will not expire in the near future. Or maybe my uncertainty as a junior in high...

#biology #chemical-engineering #biochemistry #biotechnology #career-details #chemistry #biomedical-engineering

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Taylor Zhao’s Avatar Neelam Amin’s Avatar Andrew Tran’s Avatar Janani Viswanathan’s Avatar
Active Aug 26 '17 at 01:00 AM

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Posted by Abigail W.’s Avatar Abigail W.
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Taylor Zhao | Program Manager Hi Abigail! Really broad question but I think the real question ...

what is the scope for biotechnology?

i want to know how the career opportunities will be like 10 years from now. i am looking for career after i take up BSc. (and not BTech)biotechnology. plps answer fast #biology #career-counseling #career-choice #biotechnology #molecular-biology #future-careers #bioengineering...

#research-and-development

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Spruce Cox’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar
Active Sep 12 '17 at 02:00 AM

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Posted by hazel W.’s Avatar hazel W.
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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist I think the biotechnology field over the next 10 years is ...

I'm currently a Biology, Wildlife&Conservation Science, and Film major. Should I switch to engineering, computers, or something along those lines?

I'm currently a Biology, Wildlife&Conservation Science, and Film major. I'm mildly regretting not majoring in computer science, engineering, or something along those lines, but I'm already a junior. I'm performing poorly in my classes lately...I'm a smart person, I've just been unmotivated and...

#biology #environmental-science #science #wildlife-biology #engineering #biotechnology #mechanical-engineering #computer-science

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Vernon Turner’s Avatar Calvin Weyers’s Avatar Glenn Arche’s Avatar Sam Seldon’s Avatar
Active Mar 22 '18 at 02:34 PM

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Posted by Brian M.’s Avatar Brian M.
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Vernon Turner | Independent Writing and Editing Professional O.K. You've had your fun with film making. Now, decide whether ...

which college/university is good for biotechnology?

i have at last decided that i would pursue biotechnology for sure. Now the question is which college/university should i apply for ? i also need some advice about which course should i take : bsc(biotechnology) , medical biotechnology, molecular biotechnology or genetic engineering . my aim is...

#career-advice #college-advice #professor #college-admissions #college #biotechnology #university

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Christos Kampouridis’s Avatar Keith Sun, MA, NCC’s Avatar
Active Oct 02 '17 at 09:45 PM

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Posted by hazel W.’s Avatar hazel W.
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Christos Kampouridis | Systems Engineer at Grifols, Former Device Engineer at ... Hi Hazel, I'm assuming you're applying to the United States? In ...

Is it possible to study Medicine after undertaking a bachelaor deree in Medical Laboratory science and Biotecnology?

I study Chinese in Taiwan and after I finished my one year of studying Chinese language I want to study Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology because it is the only program offered in English besides engineering courses. However my dream is to study Medicine. #medicine #biotechnology...

#laboratory

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Norman Kilburn’s Avatar Mouna T’s Avatar Angela Alexander MT(ASCP)’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Mary H.’s Avatar Mary H.
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Norman Kilburn | Physician Assistant, Major, USAF, Ret. Mary, I can certainly echo the advice provided by Ms. Taroua, ...

can i pursue two courses at the same time

i am 16 right now and i need to choose my career so as to work for it in my last 2 years of my high school. I really want to pursue two careers and i wont be able to choose between them since i am really interested (sometimes talented too...) in them. so i dont know if i could do b.sc in...

#biotech #student-counseling #research #future-careers #fashion #fashion-design #career-counseling #biotechnology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by hazel W.’s Avatar hazel W.
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Srinivas Nuthigattu | Team Manager - Technical Support Hi, You want to choose from technology and Fashion industry. I ...

Biomedical Engineering vs Chemical Engineering with Bio specialization?

I have been interested in pursuing a Biomedical Engineering major. However, people argue that biomedical engineering is the jack of all trades and master of none. This has been concerning for me as I would very much like to major in something and feel that I have mastered what I am learning...

#stem16 #chemical-engineer #chemical-engineering #biochemistry #engineering #biotechnology #stemcareers #biomedical-engineering

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Luis Christos Kampouridis’s Avatar Jayavignesh Arivalagan’s Avatar
Active Oct 02 '17 at 10:15 PM

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Posted by Gillian C.’s Avatar Gillian C.
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Luis "Lou" Herrera | Principal Mechanical Engineer at Jabil Each of these two majors stands in it's own right. As ...

What does a biotechnologist do on a daily basis?

I'm interested in pursuing a career in biotechnology, but I'm not sure what their day-to-day tasks look like. #biology #tech #biotechnology...

#women-in-tech

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Angela Alexander MT(ASCP) | Life Scientist focusing on quality patient care There are a variety of jobs for a biotechnologist. Some would ...

Is it possible to study Medicine in Chinese

I'm a recipient of MOFA scholarship from Solomon Islands,currently in Taiwan learning Chinese for 6 months now and will continue until August.I want to study medicine but for me as an undergraduate student I must study the course in Chinese.Learning Chinese for only one year I'm not sure if I...

#medicine #biotechnology #veterinary #medical-laboratory #retail-pharmacy

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雨佳 耿’s Avatar Richard Long’s Avatar Liangliang Wang’s Avatar
Active Dec 22 '17 at 07:40 AM

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Posted by Mary H.’s Avatar Mary H.
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雨佳 耿 | 戴尔 - 运营 Make a study plan, buy some medical books, find a doctor ...

How did you go about becoming a biotechnologist?

I'm a sophomore in high school and am interested in pursuing a career in biotechnology, but I'm not sure that the prerequisites are for tha field. #biotechnology...

#biotech

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Christos Kampouridis’s Avatar Jennifer Galvin’s Avatar
Active Oct 03 '17 at 04:40 AM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Christos Kampouridis | Systems Engineer at Grifols, Former Device Engineer at ... Hi Katia, I'm happy that you are interested in a career ...

What are some job possibilities for a Biotechnology major?

Biotechnology is the exploitation of biological processes for industrial and other purposes, especially the genetic manipulation of microorganisms for the production of antibiotics, hormones, etc. So creating new drugs and testing them for results of the strategic genetic changes? Which...

#biotechnology #biology #biological-technician #biotech

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Amit  Saha’s Avatar Angela Alexander MT(ASCP)’s Avatar Stephanie Murnen’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:54 PM

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Posted by Bridget S.’s Avatar Bridget S.
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Amit Saha | Research Scientist & Lecturer at San Jose State ... The possibilities are virtually endless. There are several tracks one could ...

Is it better to intern with a professor in a research lab or at a research company?

I'm a high schooler who would like to find an internship in the field of biomedical research, but I don't know if I should be inquiring professors or companies in that field. #biology #internships #research #biomedical-engineering #internship #biomedical...

#biotechnology

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Ollie Jones’s Avatar Ray Liou’s Avatar Angela Alexander MT(ASCP)’s Avatar Oluwaseun Rita Adeyinka’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Ollie Jones | Software Engineer at Glance Networks San Mateo, CA? You have tremendous biological and medical academic resources ...
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Alexander Chu | R&D Engineer at Abbott Labboratories Hi Kenneth!It's great that you're interested in a broad range of ...

If your a pre-med student Is it better to major in the sciences or a major of your choice?

I am a pre-med student and i would like to know which major in sciences or a major of your choice will benefit you when applying for a career or med school #medicine #biology #pre-med #physical-therapy #biotechnology #biochemistry #molecular-biology...

#bioinformatics

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Hwal Lee’s Avatar Dr Julian  ’s Avatar
Active Aug 18 '18 at 12:32 AM

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Posted by Michela C.’s Avatar Michela C.
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Hwal Lee | PA-S Hi Michela,You can major in anything you like, and I would ...

What has been one of the most difficult problems you have encountered in your career as a biologist and how did you solve it?

I want to know how a biologist tackles a difficult problem in his/her work. #biology #marine-biology #biotechnology #biochemistry #molecular-biology...

#bioinformatics

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Active Dec 18 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Posted by Nat W.’s Avatar Nat W.
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Raquel Botelho | Searching for a new research position Hello Nat, I know this was asked a while ago, but ...

What is the most interesting project that someone in the field of biology has worked on?

I'm considering a major in biology. I want to know what projects biologists think are interesting. #biology #marine-biology #biotechnology #molecular-biology...

#cell-biology

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Arjun G’s Avatar FABIANO SOUZA’s Avatar Iván Caballero’s Avatar
Active Nov 20 '17 at 08:39 PM

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Posted by Nat W.’s Avatar Nat W.
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Arjun G | IT Helpdesk Analyst at Dell Synthetic biology is as a field which aims to "design and ...

What is a career in biomedical engineering like?

I've been very interested in biochemical engineering for a long time. I am interested in building and/or improving prosthetics. One of my closest friends was born without the lower half on one of her legs. With a lot of hard work and support from friends and family, as well as a great...

#biotechnology #engineering #biomedical-engineering #prosthetics #women-in-stem

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MICHAEL BRAFF, MBA’s Avatar Alexander Chu’s Avatar
Active Sep 24 '18 at 03:05 AM

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Posted by Hannah W.’s Avatar Hannah W.
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MICHAEL BRAFF, MBA | Biomedical Engineering Manager Hanna, Great reason to go into this field. I chose this ...

How rigorous are the required courses for a biochemistry major?

I was wondering if the courses to become a biochemistry major are extremely difficult. And if so, how much work and time they would require. Could I still hold a job while taking these classes? #medicine #science #biology #biotechnology...

#biochemistry

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Todd Campbell, MD, FACS’s Avatar Nicholas Schatko’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:45 PM

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Posted by kacey L.’s Avatar kacey L.
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Todd Campbell, MD, FACS | Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Surgery, Rowan University ... Biochemistry is traditionally a challenging course. It often is used to ...

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