Role Of DNA in biotechnology
The ability to extract or isolate DNA from cells and tissues has allowed huge advances in biotechnology.
Biotechnology used in DNA testing
Biotechnology used in the health industry & in making medicines
Biotechnology in environmental clean-up
Restaurant grease control
environmental remediation options for salt water, groundwater, or surface water contamination
Biotechnology in agriculture
Negative effects of biotechnology
very high cost
crosses and violates natural boundaries of reproduction and crossing genes between unrelated species
Perform physical exams and health histories
Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes
Interpret patient information and make critical decisions about needed actions
Administer medication, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions
Farmers run establishments that produce crops , livestock, and dairy products.To fight weeds, farmers have several genetically-engineered options to use.
Food Science: Nutrition scientist
Investigates the metabolic physiological responses of the body to foods and nutrients. They may use expertise from from the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, and genetics.
Scientists who learn the chemistry of living organisms. Their work mainly involves studying the chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, development, and inheritance. Other biochemists carry out basic research that develops scientific awareness about the chemistry of living organisms.
Research centers in North Carolina
Post Office Box 13547
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3547
150 Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis, NC 28081.