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Molecular Biotechnology Major

Molecular Biotechnology Major

What is Molecular Biotechnology?

It uses molecular and genetic tools to improve the human condition either directly through medical improvements or indirectly through improvements of the environment and agriculture. It does so through modification of nucleic acids and proteins.


What can I do with a degree in Molecular Biotechnology?

You can be part of some exciting new developments in Molecular Biotechnology like genomics, personalized medicine, cloning, organoid research and genome editing. The skills acquired may be applied to the development of new pharmaceutical drugs and other medical products, industrial chemicals, food products, energy sources, pollution-control products or agricultural products.  Employment can be found in industry, but graduates of this program will also have the broad science training necessary to enter graduate programs.


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 Last Modified 6/12/19