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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Biochemistry?

Biochemists study the chemistry of living things.


Areas of Focus

Metabolism, Growth, Reproduction, Heredity, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical Industry, Forensic Science, Medicine, Biotechnology, Antibiotics, Molecular Genetics, DNA Analysis, Toxicological and Environmental Testing


Career Areas

Private Sector: Biotechnology, Food & Drink (including Brewing), Health & Beauty Care,
Medical Instrument Companies, Chemical Manufacturing Companies, Research Companies, and Laboratories

Public Sector: Scientific Laboratories, Agriculture, Fisheries, Hospitals, Universities, Public Health Entities, Crime Laboratories, Public Health Laboratories, National Blood Services, Cancer Research Institutes, Environmental Pollution Control


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