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Careers in Genetics: Bioethicist

Careers in Genetics: Bioethicist

Bioethicists are concerned with the societal, ethical, and philosophical issues surrounding both research and clinical advances in modern life sciences. They interact with the scientific community as well as the broader public to research the impacts of scientific or medical advances from several different points of view. These professionals typically work in academic institutions or... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Technology Transfer Associate

Careers in Genetics: Technology Transfer Associate

Technology Transfer Associates assist with the licensing and commercialization of patented technology, a function downstream of patent agents, who identify patentable technologies and obtain patents. Those working in technology transfer typically work at universities, hospitals, or other research institutions. They rely on technical expertise as well as business sense to match patented technologies with industry... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Technical/Medical Writer

Careers in Genetics: Technical/Medical Writer

Technical Writers use their technical expertise to clearly communicate complex scientific or medical ideas. Whereas science writers write for the general public, technical writers write for specialized audiences, producing publications such as instruction manuals or textbooks. These professionals typically work for a technical communications firm, a specific research company, a contract company that writes science... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Speech-Language Pathologist

Careers in Genetics: Speech-Language Pathologist

Speech-Language Pathologists specialize in diagnosing and treating communication disorders, some of which have a genetic basis. These professionals complete a master’s program in either Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology before obtaining certification by passing a national certification exam. Speech-Language Pathologists can work in a variety of settings, including schools, health-care facilities, or private practice. myIDP career... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Public Health Program Analyst/Evaluator

Careers in Genetics: Public Health Program Analyst/Evaluator

A Public Health Program Analyst/Evaluator assists in the design, implementation, and evaluation of public health programs related to general or specific issues. These professionals evaluate various characteristics, including compliance and operational standards, and give recommendations to management for program modifications. They may consult with medical professionals, policymakers, and other industry leaders to develop programs or... Read More

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