Biotechnology work may be in:
Research and Development - conducting groundbreaking scientific research.
Quality Control and Assurance - perfecting the systems and procedures for research and production.
Manufacturing and Production - building innovative scientific technology. Biomanufacturing is an essential part of today's biotech industry.
Important areas of biotechnology include:
Agriculture - conducting genetic research that may someday help fight world hunger.
Bioprocessing - an interdisciplinary specialty that draws on several scientific fields including: engineering, physics, chemistry, mathematics, biochemistry, biology, and, of course, biotechnology.
Bioinformatics - working with sophisticated computer equipment, analyzing biological data, and creating massive genetic databases to unlock genetic information.