Which major would lead to molecular biology?
I am a student of microbiology, zoology and chemistry. I have to study all these three subjects for two years and in the third year I have to choose only one major. Which subject would best lead into a research career in molecular biology?
Asked By: guyfromthesky - 1/16/2009
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Most biological scientists need a Ph.D. degree in biology or one of its subfields to work in research or development positions. A period of postdoctoral work in the laboratory of a senior researcher has become common for biological scientists who intend to conduct research or teach at the university level... More
Answered By: bkozo - 1/16/2009
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A solid foundation in chemistry is essential to become a successful molecular biologist. But in the real world there aren't many well-defined boundaries when it comes to doing research. If you're tackling a research problem, you can't say, "Well, I'm a chemist, so I don't really care how mitochondria work." or "I'm a... More
Answered By: not_waving_but_drowning_99 - 1/16/2009
first,out of these subjects choose your favourite subject because you have mentioned you have to do research career.each subject is best at its level.But i think Microbiology have greater scope Nowdays.and there are so many research options are available.if you have interest in chemistry then Industrial research... More
Answered By: sonu - 1/16/2009
I'm a molecular biologist and my degree is in microbiology, but molecular biology just means you study things at a molecular level. Any of the fields you mentioned could be molecular biology.
Answered By: amanda l - 1/16/2009
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