Cell Biology

Knowledge & Skills Developed: 

  • Adaptability to different work environments
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Critical & inferential thinking
  • Environmental sampling
  • Ethical practice
  • Experimental design
  • Laboratory equipment operation
  • Organization, analysis, & interpretation of scientific data
  • Physiological understanding of micro-organisms
  • Project management
  • Scientific writing
  • Stamina & endurance for field work
  • Theory development

Potential Careers:

  • Biological Technician
  • Biologist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Cancer Researcher
  • Cytologist
  • Forensic Laboratory Analyst
  • Geneticist
  • Hydrologist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Librarian
  • Product Manager—Stem Cell Biology
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Radiation Protection Technologist
  • Research Scientist

Note: Additional education or specialized training is required for many occupations.

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Potential Employers:

  • Amgen*
  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories*
  • Environment Canada*
  • Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer - Université de Montréal*
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • National Institute for Nanotechnology*
  • Natural Resources Canada*
  • Parks Canada Agency*
  • Public Health Agency of Canada*
  • STEMCELL Technologies*
  • The Metabolomics Innovation Centre*
  • University of Alberta*

*These companies have partnered with our Science Internship Program to offer you working experience during your undergraduate degree.

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