Career Questions tagged Molecular Biology

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...

#biology #genetics #diseases #biochemistry #science #medical #microbiology #molecular-biology

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Vicky Wong’s Avatar Ransi Somaratne MD MBA’s Avatar
Active Nov 28 '18 at 05:01 PM

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Posted by Monica G.’s Avatar Monica G.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The route that you take relates directly to how you personality ...

What careers can someone pursue having a degree/major in nutrition, or biology?

I either want to go in Biology or Nutrition for my major, and I wanted to see the fruits that bear from choosing either or. #molecular-biology, #clinical-nutrition ,...

#whatever

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Active Mar 20 '18 at 11:42 PM

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Posted by Leonard P.’s Avatar Leonard P.
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Marcela Maltass Hello Leonard. There are interesting options in management and administration (food ...

Will the field of genetics be detrimental to my personal beliefs?

I am planning to pursue a #stem degree in either #genetics or #molecular-biology, but I am afraid that my field will be filled with people who are actively trying to cure #autism which is not something that can be cured, but is just a different mind type with a wide range of symptoms and...

#johns-hopkins-university #research

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Active Mar 16 '18 at 09:01 PM

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Posted by Laura M.’s Avatar Laura M.
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Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... It's good you're thinking about this now --no one should enter ...

Where are the best places for conducting scientific research?

I hope to enter the field (likely along the lines of genetic or cellular/molecular biology research) after college; however, I know that tons of others are hoping to do the same. I have also heard that scientific research is being less and less funded in the United States. With that reality...

#biology #genetics #women-in-stem #science #stem #molecular-biology #cell-biology #life-sciences #research #women-in-science

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Active Aug 22 '18 at 05:42 PM

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Posted by Lily H.’s Avatar Lily H.
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Anuja Mathai | Research Administration There are still so many options for researchers here - universities, ...

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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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. ...

Are there any outlets for socialization or working with people in the fields of genetics/biomedical science?

I'm in love with biomedical engineering and genetics/genomics, but I also tend to be a social butterfly. I'm concerned that the constant lab work and studies will keep me from interacting with people and forming stable workplace relationships. My parents have suggested the profession of genetic...

#relationships #biology #genetics #psychology #people #career-paths #college-major #genetic-counseling #molecular-biology #biomedical #social #career-path #biomedical-engineering

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Active Jan 17 '18 at 09:26 PM

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Posted by Jada H.’s Avatar Jada H.
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Sandra Peacock | Laboratory Genetic Counselor at Baylor Miraca Medical Genetics ... Being a social butterfly does not prevent you from having a ...

What innovations can be done in genetic testing that will potentially further cancer research or a cure to cancer?

Over the past two years I've learned that it is possible to manipulate the microbiome of a child as well as its genetic traits. Throughout my research no one has raised the question of if it is possible to remove a cancerous gene or monitor it once it could possibly be discovered through...

#genetictesting #genetics #science #protectourfuture #molecular-biology #infants

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Active Jan 15 '18 at 06:00 AM

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Should I major in Biochem with Biology or just Molecular biology?

I want to be a genetic counselor. Biochemistry with Biology is definitely the harder of the two majors, and I am concerned about pushing myself too much. But, it has more of the classes I'm interested in. However, I am more interested in the biology side and I don't want to take six hard...

#biology #college-advice #biochemistry #college-major #molecular-biology #college

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Active Jul 12 '18 at 04:18 PM

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Posted by Cassidy W.’s Avatar Cassidy W.
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Amber Pryzbylski | Board Certified Genetic Counselor with greater than 10 ... As Aaron mentioned previously, if you're more interested in the biology ...

What can you do with a major in molecular biology?

I plan on majoring in molecular biology. What can I do with a degree in molecular biology? How competitive is the field?? Will it be hard to get a job? #molecular-biology...

#science

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Savita Singh’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar Vernon Turner’s Avatar
Active Feb 08 '18 at 04:59 AM

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Posted by Catherine C.’s Avatar Catherine C.
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Savita Singh | Ph.D. Candidate; experience in Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, ... You could look for an entry level research technician job in ...

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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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist I think the biotechnology field over the next 10 years is ...

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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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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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 ...

How rigorous is the course work for someone going into molecular biology in comparison to other types of biological sciences? Is it a rewarding field of study?

I am a person who is very interested in biological sciences and want to become more knowledgeable about the many fields, #biology #biochemistry...

#molecular-biology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Miranda M.’s Avatar Miranda M.
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Belle Marco | Laboratory Services Consultant Miranda, Molecular Biology is certainly very exciting! You have an opportunity ...

How much of math knowledge do you need to have in order to major in Biology?

I like science, such as biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology, but math is not my strong quality. #biology #mathematics #math #chemistry...

#molecular-biology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Renata D.’s Avatar Renata D.
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SUBHASHINI B To most people biology and mathematics seem like two completely different ...

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...

#clinical-research #research-and-development #biochemistry #medical-research #research #molecular-biology

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Shazia Khan, PhD’s Avatar Yuan Lu’s Avatar
Active Sep 21 '18 at 03:35 PM

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Posted by maurice W.’s Avatar maurice W.
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Shazia Khan, PhD | Scientist / Scientific Editor Hi Maurice, A lot of companies as well as academic research ...

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...

#molecular-biology

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Debra Dukes’s Avatar JD Colson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Kiera R.’s Avatar Kiera R.
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Debra Dukes | Graduate Faculty - Research You need the MD to be any kind of clinical doctor, ...

What is the average time it takes to complete an M.D. / Ph. D. degree?

I plan on majoring in molecular biology in college on a pre-med track with hopes to go to medical school to get my M.D./Ph. D. I was wondering how long it would take to pursue this degree? #college #medicine #graduate-school #research #medical-education #molecular-biology...

#clinical-research

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Active Mar 06 '18 at 02:25 AM

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Posted by Kiera R.’s Avatar Kiera R.
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Mohan Narayan Most M.D.-Ph.D. students complete the requirements for the dual degrees within ...

What career would I go into if I wanted to cure cancer or help make medicine that would cure other diseases?

I am interested in a career in Biology and have always dreamed of curing cancer or some other deadly disease. #biochemistry #social-media #molecular-biology...

#cell-biology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Melanie W.’s Avatar Melanie W.
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Stephanie Murnen | Sr. Manager, Surgical Gloves Marketing at Cardinal Health Becoming a micro biologist or a chemist is a great way ...

How flexible are career choices if I have a degree in Biomedical Sciences?

I am certain that Imwould like to enter a career in Biology and Medicine, but I'm not exactly sure of precisely what I want to do. Are there many career option if I choose this path? #biology #stem #biotechnology #biochemistry #molecular-biology...

#big-data

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Brianna W.’s Avatar Brianna W.
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pankaj karmakar | Attended Bangalore University Are you interested in biomedical science careers? If you are looking ...

What's the hardest thing about being a biologist or chemist (or anything related to these careers)?

I have interest in becoming someone working in these career fields. #biology #chemistry #biochemistry #molecular-biology #chemical #chemicals #medicinal-chemistry...

#organic-chemistry

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Morgan K.’s Avatar Morgan K.
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Jacob Cavazos | Dynamic, Highly Motivated Research Scientist Finding a well paying job.

What is Bio-Medical Informatics.

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Sheshank G.’s Avatar Sheshank G.
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Sandhya R | Customer Experience Coach Hi Sheshank, Biomedical informatics (BMI) is the interdisciplinary field that studies ...

What careers could I pursue with a degree in chemistry or biochemistry?

I really like organic chemistry and I find molecular biology pretty interesting. I just want to know what my options would be if I were to get a degree in chemistry or biochemistry, and what those careers are like. I'm already thinking about being a research chemist or a chemical engineer or a...

#molecular-biology #chemistry #organic-chemistry

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Savita Singh’s Avatar Martin Melus’s Avatar
Active Oct 17 '17 at 05:20 AM

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Posted by Tahj S.’s Avatar Tahj S.
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Savita Singh | Ph.D. Candidate; experience in Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, ... Chemical engineering, chemistry and biochemistry are very different things. Engineering is ...

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...

#drug-discovery

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Ian Sarad’s Avatar Iván Caballero’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar
Active Nov 20 '17 at 08:32 PM

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Posted by james P.’s Avatar james P.
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Ian Sarad | Fermentation Scientist It largely depends on what you are looking for in terms ...

As an environmental science major, what can I do to develop a hybrid rosewood tree that is fast growing with dense wood and possibly drought resistant?

This type of wood is used to make marimbas of the highest quality and is becoming more limited. #science #biology #technology #genetics #botany #molecular-biology...

#higher-education

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Active Oct 31 '17 at 03:03 PM

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Posted by Lauren H.’s Avatar Lauren H.
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Nancy Hamp, MA | IOrganizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... Lauren, this is a very specialized question so it requires an ...

Double majoring?

I know for a fact that I want to major in a science when I go off to college. I am having trouble with figuring out the best option for that. I know for a fact i want to major in a biology of some sort. Would it be possible to major in biology and then minor in either cellular biology or maybe...

#biology #science #double-major #college-major #molecular-biology #college #marine

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Mackenzie H.’s Avatar Mackenzie H.
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Roosevelt Durham | Teacher Hi McKenzie I guess the best answer for your question will ...

Where is the best place an internship for Biology or Marine science ?

I am planning to either major in Biology or Marine Science when I go off to college. I was wondering if there were interesting internship to apply for that will give me more experience so I can narrow which field I want to specifically major in. I am hoping to find a science that i can fall in...

#biology #marine-biology #professor #molecular-biology #scientist #cell-biology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Mackenzie H.’s Avatar Mackenzie H.
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Janine Kafouros Bartling | Rocky Shores Primary Relief Keeper -at Utah's Hogle ... Since you know that you want to work in the sciences, ...

What are the math requirements needed to be taken for a major in Biology?

I want to know the possible maths I might have to take in college if I have Biology as a major so I can prepare for them #doctor #college-major #biology #mathematics #molecular-biology...

#cell-biology

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Yvonne Ruffner’s Avatar Michael DePietro’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Pamela A.’s Avatar Pamela A.
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Yvonne Ruffner | Senior Project Manager, Clinical Affordability Hi Pamela - There will be slight differences in the requirements ...

How many years does it take to become a pediatrician? What does this career path look like specifically?

I am interested in becoming a pediatrician. #doctor #science #biology #molecular-biology...

#pediatrican

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Carol Plotsky’s Avatar Jared Chung’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:08 PM

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Posted by Jacqueline M.’s Avatar Jacqueline M.
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Carol Plotsky | Physician, Pediatrician, Owner at Shady Grove Pediatric Associates If you are seriously interested in medicine you will need to ...

What careers are open to BME graduates after they complete their degree?

Year: Senior I'm thinking of going to school to become a Biomedical Engineer. I discovered that I had a passion for this field in 10th grade and was given the opportunity to explore this field during the summer after my Junior year where I was able to attend the Biomedical Research Academy at...

#molecular-biology #engineering #biology #cell-biology #biomedical

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:06 PM

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Posted by Etije Mehdori W.’s Avatar Etije Mehdori W.
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Jodie Giordano | Research Associate at Tufts University Hi Etije- Within BME, you have a large variety of concentrations ...

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