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Anthony S. Jan 15 363 views

Getting into Biotech without Biotech related degree

I am a Psychology major graduating in Spring of 2022 and heavily considering getting my MBA after graduation. I discovered recently that I would like to work in business for a medical research/ biotech company in hopes of starting my own one day. But I am not sure if getting in this industry is...

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Jocelyn R. Aug 31, 2018 295 views

If I don’t do research in college, will it affect my chances of getting into medical school?

I’ve heard that research opportunities present themselves to students in college. However, what if I never get the opportunity to be chosen to participate in a conducted research investigation? Will it lower my chances of getting in to a medical school? research...


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Rebecca C. Mar 14, 2018 273 views

Is the CDC a good place to intern?

I am about to start college and the university I will attend has a program that allows you to intern with the CDC in Atlanta. Have any of you interned with the CDC and if so, how was your experience there? Medicine CDC...


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Kendall B. Jan 21, 2018 481 views

What’s the most difficult part of graduate school, and of becoming a pharmacist?

I am currently a senior in high school. I plan to earn my bachelor’s degree in Biology. At this time, I am interested in pharmacy as a potential career. I feel it would be a good fit for me. If I were to continue on the pharmacy path, I may begin my career in R&D and then work my way to...

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maurice W. Oct 22, 2016 708 views

What faculties or companies will allow for independent genetic research with funding for large scale projects?

Hello, my name is Maurice and I seeking answer for my questions about life. I plan to go to college to major in chemical engineering / biological science(biochemistry)to better understand mutation and adaption of specific species. My hope is do experiments to better benefit society. biology...

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Daysha F. Sep 01, 2017 339 views

What field of study can I choose in college to learn about opioid addiction treatment and cures?

I lost my brother to opioid addiction last year and would like to be involved in groundbreaking research to find a cure for this disease. medical-research healthcare medicine...


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Ya$h A. Mar 08, 2017 951 views

What is the average salary of a Paleontologist???

I am also interested towards paleontology so , it is better to know their salary biology japan medical-research evolutionary-biology paleontologist...


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james P. May 22, 2016 676 views

How long does it take to become a disease researcher?

I really love the idea of becoming one, and I would love some info, personally from someone who may have experienced the time it took or someone who is knowledgeable. biology biochemistry pharmaceuticals medical-research molecular-biology drug-development...


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Katia D. Apr 11, 2017 916 views

If I get a Bachelor's in biology, can I get a Master's and PhD in biomedical science?

I'm a high school student who wants to be a biomedical researcher, but most of the colleges that I'm looking at only offer biology and not biomedical science as a major. I'm wondering if I can jump to biomedical science in grad school, even though I didn't major in it in undergrad. biology...

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Katia D. Mar 19, 2017 2001 views

What is the difference between biomedical engineering, medical research, and the pharmaceutical industry?

I'm interested in pursuing a career path in one of the above fields, so I would like some clarification as to what these specific careers entail. biomedical-engineering pharmacy pharmaceuticals medical-research...


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Katia D. Feb 26, 2017 709 views

Is it possible to get a job in the research industry, not academia, with a PhD in biomedical science?

I'm interested in pursuing a job as a researcher and was wondering about whether it would be possible for me to work in research in the industry. research phd medical-research biomedical-science...


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Katia D. Feb 26, 2017 574 views

Can I still do biomedical research with a degree in biochemistry?

I'm interested in becoming a biomedical scientist. Would I need to get a Bachelor's Degree in biomedical science only, or would biochemistry allow me to work in that industry as well? research biomedical-engineering biomedical medical-research biomedical-engineer...


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Katia D. Feb 26, 2017 568 views

How do students pursuing a PhD working in research earn money?

I'm interested in getting a PhD in biomedical science, but I'm not sure how to earn money working as a researcher while still having to pay for school. research biomedical phd medical-research biomedical-science...


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Katia D. Feb 19, 2017 812 views

Is a PhD required to get a good job in the biomedical field?

This is a bit of a general question, but I'm interested in pursuing a career in biomedical engineering, research, or science. I've heard that there is much competition and that a lot of experience is required to get a job in this field. research biomedical-engineering biomedical...

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Katia D. Feb 19, 2017 690 views

What are the steps required to become a biomedical scientist?

I'm a sophomore in high school and am not fully sure of the prerequisites needed to pursue a career in biomedical science. For example, what would I need to major in in college? Should I get a PhD or Master's? science college-major biology research biomedical-engineering medical-research...

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Katia D. Feb 19, 2017 689 views

Is it possible to do research as an undergrad with a major in biomedical engineering?

I'm still in high school, but I'm planning to pursue a career in the field of biomedical research. I was told that I would need to major in biomedical engineering to do so, but that I wouldn't be allowed to do any research. Is this true? And if so, what would be some majors in which I can do...

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Katia D. Feb 19, 2017 569 views

How did you about becoming a biomedical researcher?

I'm a sophomore in high school who is interested in pursuing the field of biomedical research in the future, and I don't know all of the steps required to become a researcher. I'm planning to take AP Chemistry and Biology, as well as AP Stats and BC Calculus in the 11th and 12th grades. What...

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Katia D. Jan 29, 2017 617 views

What are the academic steps required to become a biomedical researcher?

I'm not sure of the specific field I would need to major in to pursue that career field. research biomedical-engineering biomedical medical-research...


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Maja G. Jan 26, 2017 5156 views
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Katia D. Jan 22, 2017 621 views

Is a Master's Degree required to get a good job in the biomedical research field?

My dream is to work in a laboratory doing biomedical research. I've heard there's lots of competition for this field and most companies only accept employees with a Master's Degree to do lab work. science research biomedical-engineering masters medical-research...


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Katia D. Jan 15, 2017 660 views

Is it required to get a degree in biomedical engineering from to become a biomedical researcher? Or is biomedical science enough?

I'm interest in becoming a biomedical researcher and work in a lab. I'm trying to figure out what my major should be so I can plan my high school classes. biology research biomedical-engineering medical-research biomedical-science...


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Megan G. Oct 30, 2016 619 views

Which do you find better when it comes to the pharmacy world, working in a research lab or a pharmacy in a drug store/hospital?

I have been accepted into a pre-pharmacy program and I am hoping to finish school with a Pharm-D. I feel that a research lab will be better for me because I want to help in finding things like the cure to cancer or the cure to Alzheimer's and I believe that the cure is in medicine. I want to...

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Sarah S. Oct 27, 2016 627 views

How many years does it take to become a fully accredited practicing doctor?

This includes all of medical school, residency, and possibly fellowships. medicine medical-school...


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Kiera R. Oct 22, 2016 979 views

Would it be useful to obtain an M.D. / Ph. D. degree as opposed to one or the other?

I would like to become some type of doctor (anesthesiologist, oncologist, pediatric neurologist) in the future. In addition to this, I also want to do research. I wish to get my M.D. And Ph. D. college medicine graduate-school research doctorate-degree medical-education medical-research...


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Chandler C. Oct 19, 2016 598 views

Is it advantages to pursue an MD/PHD after reciving my BS degree in Biomedical Engineering?

I am planning in pursuing an MD.PHD after undergraduate studies. I would like to pursue research but would like to have the option to contribute as a practitioner. biomedical-engineering doctorate-degree medical-research...