Biochemistry

By Braden Doyle

Biochemistry


  • Study the chemical composition of living organisms
  • Study the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity.
  • Mostly do research
  • Often work in a lab
  • The national average for pay is 51,000$ per year
  • May work with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • Sometimes you will wotk out in the field
  • Work can improve lives around the world
  • You will work at least 40 hours a week
  • You must have a doctorate degree

Pros and cons

Pros Cons


  1. Get to work with animals. 1. You may have to travel a lot and not have
  2. Pays good Much time for family 2. It may take 8 years of school
  3. Work 40 hours a week 3. You mostly do research

Some schools I could go to

To succeed some class you can take are...

High school classes you can take are Anatomy and Physiology, Biotechnology, Calculus, Calculus, Advanced, Chemistry, and Statistics and Probability.


Some collage courses you could take to help become a biochemist are a biology course, chemistry course, and a laboratory course.

Job advertisement

A biological scientist is needed. You will be working in a lab or in the field. You need to be ok with dealing animals. Preferably live in Wisconsin because you will be working with the Wisconsin department of natural resources. You will make 70,000$ a year.

Some associates you can work for are..

  • The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • The American Association of Microbiology
  • The Wisconsin AHEC Health Care Information Center