B. Brett Finlay

Microbiology and Immunology

One of the world's foremost experts on the molecular understanding of the ways bacteria infect their hosts

"To be a good scientist... You have to like doing experiments — and experiments are fun. You have to have a sheer desire to understand something."

Career ideas:

  • Microbiologists and cell and molecular biologists research such areas as bacteria, fungi, viruses, tissues, cells, pharmaceuticals, and plant/animal toxins.
  • People in this group work in:
  • Biotechnology, chemical, pharmaceutical, food, health care, resource, environmental, and consulting companies, Government
  • Educational institutions, universities/research institutes, Forestry/agricultural sectors.
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