Biotechnology Research and Development

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Research laboratory assistants primarily work in academic laboratories that are engaged in basic research.  These positions require a deeper understanding of microbiology and statistics than an entry level laboratory assistant position.  Students are also expected to complete an internship in biological research.

Courses that prepare students for this type of position often include:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry 
  • Microbiology
  • Statistics