Biochemistry attempts to unravel the complex chemical reactions that occur in a wide range of life forms. It provides the basis for practical advancements in medicine, biotechnology, veterinary medicine and agriculture. A biochemist aims to determine how specific molecules, such as proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, vitamins and hormones, work in these systems. The regulation of chemical reactions in living cells is of particular importance. It causes and covers exciting new areas such as bioengineering and molecular genetics.
There are employment opportunities for a biochemist to work with government agencies, private research institutions, hospitals, social and non-profit organizations.
There are work opportunities in various organizations, including universities, food institutes, hospitals, agriculture, cosmetics, forensic crime research, drug discovery, education, and many more professionals.
Switzerland, United States, Scotland, England and Italy
Mathematical and Analytical skills
Critical Thinking skills
Knowledge of medical, scientific, query and spreadsheet software
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Noteworthy companies of the field
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Dr Reddy's Laboratory