| Agriculture | Bioprocessing | Bioinformatics |
Interested in conducting agricultural genetic research that may someday be used to fight world hunger?
Agricultural bio-processing is one of the newest and most exciting fields in the biotech industry. Experts agree that the future of farming in the 21st century will be shaped by agricultural bio-processing technology. Today, agriculture bio-processing technicians are conducting groundbreaking research on genetic technology and developing methods to increase agricultural output.
Interested in helping save lives, making companies more profitable, and determining the future of medicine?
Bioprocessing affects almost every aspect of our daily lives. The food we eat, the water we drink, the environment in which we live, the medicine and vitamins that keep us healthy, and even our makeup or cologne are all influenced by technology developed through bioprocesses.
Bioprocessing is an interdisciplinary specialty that draws on several scientific fields including: engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, biochemistry, biology, and, of course, biotechnology. Recent developments in bioprocessing have enabled companies to produce and distribute life saving medicines to the people who need them most. Continued medical advancement strongly depends on further development of bioprocessing technologies.
Interested in working with sophisticated computer equipment, analyzing biological data and creating genetic databases?
The field of biology has progressively transitioned from a bench-based skill to a computer-based science. The bioinformatics sector represents the technological future of the biotech industry. Utilizing sophisticated computer equipment for gathering and analyzing biological information, bioinformatics holds the promise of significant advancements in health care. The sector will grow exponentially over the next decade and provide us new intelligence about our genetic structure, how our genes shape who we are, and how we function. This tremendous growth has created a need for workers at all levels, from basic tasks like creating and maintaining databases that hold biological data to more advanced occupations the demand for computational and biological expertise continues to grow.