Sample Job Titles
Research Greenhouse Supervisor
University Extension Specialist
Maintain databases of experiment characteristics or results.
Read current scientific or trade literature to stay abreast of scientific, industrial, or technological advances.
Develop methodologies for transferring procedures or biological processes from laboratories to commercial-scale manufacturing production.
Prepare technical reports, data summary documents, or research articles for scientific publication, regulatory submissions, or patent applications.
Devise scalable recovery, purification, or fermentation processes for producing proteins or other biological substances for human or animal therapeutic use, food production or processing, biofuels, or effluent treatment.
Review existing manufacturing processes to identify opportunities for yield improvement or reduced process variation.
Develop recovery processes to separate or purify products from fermentation broths or slurries.
Design or conduct follow-up experimentation, based on generated data, to meet established process objectives.
Develop biocatalytic processes to convert biomass to fuels or fine chemicals, using enzymes of bacteria, yeast, or other microorganisms.
Confer with research and biomanufacturing personnel to ensure the compatibility of design and production.