Molecular Genetics Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of genetic structures and mechanisms of organisms, including bacteria, phages, and viruses.
A major program in Molecular Genetics Studies will likely include instruction in the replication, expression, transfer, structure, maintenance, and stability of heritable information in DNA, RNA, and proteins; the regulation of these processes; and neurogenetics.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Molecular Genetics Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Molecular Genetics Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Studies? Learn more on Careers/Jobs/Internships in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences page.
What can you do with a major/degree in Molecular Genetics Studies?
With a degree in Molecular Genetics Studies, your career area could be in (but not limited to) medicine, agriculture, biotechnology (pharmaceuticals), biology, or disease. The capacity that you work in may range from laboratory to counselor to research in a government, academia, or private setting.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Molecular Genetics Studies:
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Genetics Society of America
- American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
- American Genetic Association
Publications/Magazines in Molecular Genetics Studies?