Biochemistry

Biochemistry is a basic science devoted to the discovery and explanation of the molecular processes that occur in living systems. Biochemists find career opportunities in varied fields. Graduates frequently are hired by biochemical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical, or agricultural research laboratories operated by universities, medical schools, private enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and state and federal governments.

Related career titles

Biochemist
Biological technician
Biotechnologist
Chemical technician
Chemist
Clinical research scientist
Epidemiologist
Food scientist
Forensic technician
Geneticist
Materials scientist
Molecular biologist
Pharmaceutical researcher
Researcher
Toxicologist

Resources available in ACIC*

Biotechnology Careers
Careers in Science
Opportunities in Biotechnology Careers
Great Jobs for Chemistry Majors
Science Careers
Resource Guide to Careers in Toxicology

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Related biochemistry links

K-State Biochemistry Program
http://www.k-state.edu/bchem

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
http://www.asbmb.org

Biotechnology Industry Organization
http://www.bio.org

Society of Toxicology
http://www.toxicology.org

Biochemical Society
http://www.biochemistry.org