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Biotechnology student in the cellular imaging lab.

Biotechnology work may be in:

Research and Development - conducting groundbreaking scientific research.

Quality Control and Assurance - perfecting the systems and procedures for research and production.

Manufacturing and Production - building innovative scientific technology.  Biomanufacturing is an essential part of today's biotech industry.

Important areas of biotechnology include:

Agriculture - conducting genetic research that may someday help fight world hunger.

Bioprocessing - an interdisciplinary specialty that draws on several   scientific fields including: engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, biochemistry, biology, and, of course, biotechnology.

Bioinformatics - working with sophisticated computer equipment, analyzing biological data, and creating massive genetic databases to unlock genetic information.


Links to organizations with information on careers in biotechnology, biological and biomedical areas.

Kent State University Career Services

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information about all careers - Bureau of Labor Statistics

BioOhio - Biosciences and Biotechnology in Ohio

Ohio Bioscience Resource Directory - Ohio companies or organizations.

Biotech Work Portal

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