Conduct research using bioinformatics theory and methods in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. May design databases and develop algorithms for processing and analyzing genomic information, or other biological information.
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Employment of Biological Scientists, All Other is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than average compared to all occupations.
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