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Ellie W. Oct 13, 2020 295 views

What are some career options in Public Health and what does it involve?

I am soon to be graduating with a Biology degree, but am really unsure about what I want to do with it. I do not particularly want to go into lab science, and definitely want to go to grad school after college. Entering a master’s program for public health is definitely something that I am...

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Monica G. Sep 27, 2018 470 views

What degree is more helpful between biochemistry, molecular biology, or microbiology?

I am a currently biochemistry student and I am very indecisive in my career path. I want to ultimately research and help in the process of creating medicines and treatments to disorders, but I also want to study genetics and cancer stem research. So, I have decided to either undertake a minor...

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Nicole M. Apr 17, 2018 332 views

Where can I obtain Microbiology Internships?

Looking to work hard during college and get as much experience as possible before I graduate. Where should I start looking in Arizona? microbiology biology...


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Marc Angelo G. Apr 09, 2018 387 views

Do I need to attend a top college and have a high GPA in order to be successful in the medical field?

I am currently in high school and pursuing microbiology and medicine. I am unsure as to whether or not it is worth it to stress over grades. medicine microbiology biology science microscopy college...


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Marc Angelo G. Mar 27, 2018 360 views

What is "A Day in the Life" like for a microbiologist?

So far I have done a project on antibiotic resistance and won a prize for doing so. I would like to know what daily life is like and what qualifications I have to have? I am planning on going into this is into the future. biology microbiology science bacteria-culture...


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Olivia C. Jan 09, 2018 341 views

What does a work day of being a Clinical Microbiologist look like?

I'm a 9th grader and I have always loved science! I'm very curious in being a clinical microbiologist. I would like to know more about what they do, how to get to that position, and how I can gain more experience. biology microbiologist microbiology science...


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Olivia C. Jan 10, 2018 429 views

How can I get an internship for being a clinical microbiologist?

I'm a 9th grader in the Bay Area and very interested in being a clinical microbiologist. I would like to gain experience and knowledge with this field, and I think that an internship would really help. But I don't know how to find one ! internship clinical-microbiologist...


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Libbie M. May 16, 2017 1070 views

What is a typical day like as a microbiologist working in health?

After my science fair project this year, relating to household bacteria, I've become drawn to the idea of studying microbiology. I'd like to know what being a microbiologist who tests samples for hospitals is like. Anything else you'd like to tell me about would be greatly appreciated as well!...

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Thomas W. Oct 29, 2016 478 views

What is the best course(s) to take for a degree in environmental sciences specifically in wastewater?

I need a degree to further my career in wastewater treatment. I have 14 years on the job at a treatment plant and I have a Class IV Wastewater Operator license and an Advanced Industrial license. biology biochemistry...


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Maria A. Oct 22, 2016 739 views

How does a clinical microbiologist move on a daily basis? Is there daily research to be done?

I have always been interested in being a clinical microbiologist because biology is my strongest point. biology research...


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Sharlene M. Jul 08, 2016 652 views

If I decide to go into a biology major or other related fields (i.e. biochemistry, microbiology) is it relatively easy to find jobs or should I look into going to grad school soon after I graduate from college? What kinds of jobs would be available to me?

I'm a rising sophomore in college who is interested in paring her environmental science minor with a biology major or a major from a related field. Before I declare my major I'm curious about the availability and type of jobs that I can consider after I graduate from college. biochemistry...

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charles F. May 19, 2016 775 views

What does an Epidemiologist actually do?

I am a college student looking for guidance, I wish to see if this field is worth pursuing. professor health masters phd environmental-science...


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Cristian S. May 15, 2016 834 views

What are the steps that a virologist under goes to investigate an unknown virus?

My interest career wise is investigation. I'm less than 3 months away to start my bachelors degree in Biology and I have been thinking into what branch I'll be delving in to once I finish it. One of them is virology. I understand that this studies the deseases that viruses cause in an organism....

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