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Candidates applying for biochemical genetics and molecular genetics must have a solid background in biological science. Anyone wishing to conduct research into biochemical / molecular genetics must work towards a Ph.D. As they advance in stature in this career track , they may be given opportunities to participate in research projects or conduct their own.
The exact nature of the work will depend on the expertise in the respective area and the size of the employing organization. However , it will almost certainly involve:
Exacting genetic and metabolic tests require strict adherence to test protocols and exacting laboratory standards. Carrying out routine and non - routine tasks accurately. Maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment , validating , development and calibration of instruments. Performing specialized laboratory tests and following strict methodology to carry out analyses , recording results and interpreting results to present to senior colleagues. Should be a graduate of science or have Diploma in medical lab technician. Hands on training on use of sophisticated instruments like PCR , ELISA and LCMSMS is an added advantage.,