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Biotechnologist

Biotechnologist modify or manipulate living organisms to develop new products, such as pharmaceuticals or bio fuels. They conduct experiments and develop materials in public and private laboratories. Biotechnology employment can be found across several industries, and biotechnologist can be employed as biochemists and biophysicists or medical scientists.  

Career Options

  • - Laboratory Assistant - Greenhouse and Field Technician - Forensic DNA Analyst - Clinical Research Associate - Bioinformatics Specialist - Animal Caretaker - Production Engineer - Qualiy Assurance (QA) Engineer - Consultant

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification- 10+2 with physics, chemistry and mathematics

Personal Skills

  • - Great communication skills - Flexibility - Awesome team-work skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.Sc biotechnolog - M.Sc. biotechnology - M.Sc. (Agriculture) Biotechnology - M.V.Sc. (Animal) Biotechnology - M.Tech. Biotechnology - M.Sc./M.V.Sc.in Veterinary Biotechnology - M.Sc.(Marine) Biotechnology - Medical Biotechnology - M.Tech.in Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology

Top Colleges

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, West Bengal 721302 Ph- 03222 255 221 Website- www.iitkgp.ac.in
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee Roorkee - Haridwar Highway, Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667 Ph- 01332 285 311 Website- www.iitr.ac.in
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati Near Doul Gobinda Road, Amingaon, North Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam 781039 Ph- 0361 258 3000 Website- www.iitg.ac.in

Working Conditions

Biotechnologists work in laboratories and offices, usually located in universities, research institutes or processing and/or manufacturing plants in the Perth metropolitan region. They often work with hazardous chemicals and biological matter, which will require them to wear protective clothing. Those based in manufacturing or processing plants may also work around machinery which can be noisy and potentially dangerous. Most biotechnologists will work regular business hours, however, evening and weekend work may occasionally be required to complete experiments or compile reports.

Top Companies

  • PFC Pharma Focus Pvt Ltd D Block, Sector 2, Noida, Uttar Pradesh Ph- 0120 402 2650 Website- pfcpharma.com
  • Zydus Wellness Ltd House No. 6 & 7, Sigma Commerce Zone, Nr. Iskcon Temple, S. G. Highway, Ahmedabad-380015, Gujarat, India Ph- 079-26868666 Website- www.zyduswellness.in

Successful Persons

HALIMA SADIYA

Mrs. Halima is a postgraduate in psychology from Osmania University and an International Diploma in Guidance & Counseling in collaboration with COL, Canada. She posses Enormous experience in Academic and Psychological Counseling and had done Project on “Counseling & Guidance using ACA & APA standards “, “Motivation to enhance academic achievements”,” Comparative analysis of Self Confidence of undergraduate boys & girls”. She had worked as an Academic Research Associate at Indian Institute of Management, Indore. She specializes in educational, career and academic counseling and guidance, Organizational behavior.

PRATHAMESH KAPOTE

Mr. Prathamesh is a Certified Career Consultant by Psytech International (bps) UK and is also a Certified Trainer for Life Skills; he is pursuing Narrative Therapy from Adelaide, Australia. He has been in to career counseling for more than 8 years now he practices MINDFULNESS psychotherapy with students. He possesses vast experience in teaching and career counseling. Currently he is associated with FUEL NGO. He had counseled over laces of students and is a founder director of Canvas Career Consultancy, committed to conduct Psychometric assessments for students and do career counseling by making them aware about new career avenues.

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