Biochemistry Research Scientist

Biochemistry research scientist is a broad field  of modern biochemistry which covers various topics like structural biology, gene activity and regulation. 

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 required is 10+2 with Science background

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. - 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

  • Dr. BR Ambedkar Medical College, Address: Bangalore Kadugondanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560045 Phone: 080 2547 6498 Website-
  • A J Institute of Medical Sciences, Address: Mangalore NH -66, Kuntikan, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575004 Phone: 0824 222 3359 Website-

Working Conditions

Biotechnologists are involved in research related works. They work for 50-60 hours a week.

Top Companies

  • Pfizer pharmaceuticals India Ltd Address: The Capital, 1802, 18th Floor Plot No. C-70, ā€˜Gā€™ Block Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East Mumbai 400051 Phone: +91 - 22 - 6693 2000 Website:
  • National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology Address: LBS Centre, Pusa Campus, New Delhi ā€“ 110012 Phone: 011 2584 8783 Website:

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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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