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To be a successful Bio Technologist what kind of work values do I need to have?

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RE: To be a successful Bio Technologist what kind of work values do I need to have?

Swati Vats
Swati Vats
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Swati Vats is a post graduate in Guidance and Counseling
  • Gurgaon

Bio-Technology is the use of living things, especially cells and bacteria in industrial process. There is a great scope in this field as the demand for biotechnologist are growing in India as well as abroad.

As there is increasing popularity and explosive growth, there is plenty of opportunities available in Biotechnology field. You can be a Research Scientist, Teacher, Marketing manager, Science Writer, Bioinformists, Quality Control Officer or Production in-charge in the Food, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industry.Analyst (Venture-Capitalist)Environmental / Safety Specialist .Biotechnology companies require Corporate Executives with business/management Degrees. A graduate in Biotechnology can get job in government sectors such as Universities and Colleges, Research institutes or at Private Centers as Research scientists/assistants.
A prospective biotechnologist should have a scientific aptitude and a keen interest in the biological sciences. He should be methodical and patient by nature, able to work neatly and accurately and have a flair for laboratory work. The ability to work independently is another important aspect. ability to use computers in work is very important. biotechnologist needs certain skill of problem solving, information technology skill, analyzing and interpreting skills.

RE: To be a successful Bio Technologist what kind of work values do I need to have?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh

Biotechnology is a research oriented field with applications in various areas such as medicine, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and environment. Biotechnology is interdisciplinary covering biomedical research, microbiology , physics , chemistry ,mathematics and engineering. It is the application of biology and genetics to produce substances useful to man, Biotechnologistsare involved in gene therapy, fertility control, improving food nutritional value,reducing pollution, increasing livestock productivity etc.Biotechnology has been classified as green biotechnology referring to agriculture biotechnology, red biotechnology referring to pharmaceutical and medical biotechnology and white biotechnology to industrial biotechnology. The nature of work in the field of biotechnology is essentially scientific and research oriented whether in research establishments run by government funds or in the R&D cells of the corporate sector.

Well above average intelligence, ability to concentrate for long hours, an inquiring mind, imagination , capacity for original thought, perseverance,interest in acquiring knowledge beyond immediate requirements, organizing ability, ability for team work, methodical , practical approach to scientific problems, resourcefulness and ability and willingness to get to the bottom of a problem are some of essential traits required to excel in this profession.

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