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What's a good field to combine with molecular biology and biochemistry?

  1. May 11, 2012 #1
    So I'm about to graduate with a degree in molecular biology and biochemistry. I don't want to do grad school right away; I want to try to get some private sector experience first.

    I'm open studying pharmacology, toxicology and such, but I'm really more interested in industrial and environmental applications. What would be a good field to combine with molecular biology and biochemistry? Physics? Physical chemistry? Materials science? Other?
     
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  3. May 19, 2012 #2

    Organic Chemistry or Genetics relate well.

    If you want broaden your horizon, then check out physiology or immunology.
     
  4. May 19, 2012 #3
    Biophysics is fantastic for what you're looking for I think.

    From the wiki page:

    "Molecular biophysics typically addresses biological questions that are similar to those in biochemistry and molecular biology, but the questions are approached quantitatively. Scientists in this field conduct research concerned with understanding the interactions between the various systems of a cell, including the interactions between DNA, RNA and protein biosynthesis, as well as how these interactions are regulated. A great variety of techniques are used to answer these questions."
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2012
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