Work Nature

  • Biotechnology is a highly interdisciplinary field that combines biological sciences with engineering technologies to manipulate living organisms and biological systems to produce products that advances healthcare, medicine, agriculture, food, pharmaceuticals and environment control.
  • Biotechnology is the exploitation of natural resources at the microbial and molecular level to produce a product of improved quality for the benefit of mankind.
  • Improving crop yield can be accomplished through both breeding and biotechnology
  • Collect and analyze biological data about relationships among and between organisms and their environment.
  • Supervise biological technicians and technologists and other scientists.
  • Program and use computers to store, process, and analyze data.
  • Prepare technical and research reports, such as environmental impact reports, and communicate the results to individuals in industry, government, or the general public.
  • Prepare requests for proposals or statements of work.
  • Represent employer in a technical capacity at conferences.
  • Study aquatic plants and animals and environmental conditions affecting them, such as radioactivity or pollution.
  • Study basic principles of plant and animal life, such as origin, relationship, development, anatomy, and function.
  • Teach or supervise students and perform research at universities and colleges.
  • Plan and administer biological research programs for government, research firms, medical industries, or manufacturing firms.
  • Measure salinity, acidity, light, oxygen content, and other physical conditions of water to determine their relationship to aquatic life.
  • Prepare plans for management of renewable resources.
  • Research environmental effects of present and potential uses of land and water areas, determining methods of improving environmental conditions or such outputs as crop yields.

 

Key Skills

  • Molecular Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology

Occupations

  • Lab Research Technicians
  • Biological Professors
  • Biological Research and Analyst
  • Biological Scientist
  • Biologist
  • Clinical Research Associates
  • Medicine Research

Career Analysis

1 Fees
Medium
2 Demand
High
3 Salary
Medium
4 Level Of Preparation
Medium

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