How is DNA maintained, repaired, and replicated? How does the environment affect your genetic traits? What techniques are currently being used to modify genomes? Why do cancer cells multiply so quickly? What are the changes in your DNA that make you, you? How is personal genomics changing the future of medicine, genealogy, and our understanding of ourselves?
Molecular Biologists seek to explain life processes at the sub-cellular and molecular level. Explosive advances in the study of DNA and molecular genetics, including gene cloning, next generation sequencing and genome mapping have opened new areas of study and provided powerful techniques that are revolutionizing the pharmaceutical, health, and agricultural industries. Molecular biologists are at the forefront of these new advances as they work to explore and discover the secrets of cells.
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