ASM's Top 5 TextbooksHelping educators teach tomorrow's microbiologists.
As a microbiologist, you will work with many other scientists and have a vast range of opportunities. Microbiologists work in almost every industry and have many different responsibilities. The following is a partial list of overlapping roles that you may have. You will collaborate with many other scientists. Depending on your specific situation, you may perform more than one function or role.
Seek to answer basic questions about bacterial growth, metabolism, diversity and evolution.
Investigate the effects of biological, chemical, and geophysical activity on the environment. Their studies provide information necessary for helping humanity cope with the consequences of life.
The language of life is written with four letters, A, C, G, and T. Each letter taken by itself is meaningless. But together the letter create a code of life. Geneticists study the process by which organisms inherit and transmit genetic information.
Investigate the body's defense against disease. to answer basic questions about bacterial growth, metabolism, diversity and evolution.