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Biochemistry Research Scientist

Research in the Department covers a broad spectrum of topics in modern biochemistry, ranging from structural biology to gene activity and regulation. Human disease processes such as cancer and immune function are the focus of research involving DNA replication, gene regulation, and tumor suppressor activity.

Career Options

  • - Analytical chemist - Biomedical scientist - Healthcare scientist
  • clinical biochemistry - Clinical research associate - Forensic scientist - Physician associate - Research scientist (life sciences) - Scientific laboratory technician

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification 10+2

Personal Skills

  • - Access and assess appropriate scientific literature. - Develop hypotheses and propose appropriate experiments to test them. - Use data bases and bioinformatics tools. - Design and conduct experiments and to record/archive the data appropriately. - Use appropriate data analysis and interpret the results of experiments. - Present the overall goals and detailed results of experiments in a variety of formats to a variety of audiences. - Work safely
  • both alone and in an effective team. - Summarize and convey information orally
  • visually
  • and in writing. - Recognize and understand the ethical issues involved in both the conduct of research and in the dimensions of research.

Courses to be pursued

  • - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry - Master of Science in Biochemistry - M.Phil in Biochemistry - Ph.D in Biochemistry

Top Colleges

  • A J Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore NH -66, Kuntikan, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575004 Ph- 0824 222 3359 Website-
  • BLDE University Smt. Bagaramma Sajjan Campus, Dr B M Patil Road (Solapur Road) Vijayapura(Bijapur)-586103, Karnataka, INDIA Ph- +918352 262770
  • Dr. BR Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore Kadugondanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560045 Ph- 080 2547 6498 Website-

Working Conditions

Mostly biochemists are involved in research related works. Biochemists can choose from a variety of specializations and almost all the specializations require good research techniques and the ability to combine and analyze information.

Top Companies

  • Pfizer pharmaceuticals india ltd The Capital, 1802, 18th Floor Plot No. C-70, ā€˜Gā€™ Block Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East Mumbai ā€“ 400051 Ph- +91 - 22 - 6693 2000 Website-
  • National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology LBS Centre, Pusa Campus New Delhi ā€“ 110012, INDIA Website-

Successful Persons

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Navin Sharma

A R&D leader with 27 years of experience of working with institutions like Unilever and ITC Ltd and CGIAR Centre. Recipient of prestigious Cambridge Nehru Scholarship to do Ph D from Cambridge (UK) and was funded by Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Foods (UK) to do a Postdoc at the University of York (UK).

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