Increasingly, you’ll also get to utilise the latest biotechnology and help advance our understanding of cell reproduction and human disease.
Most microbiologists specialise in fields such as food, environment, agriculture, or industrial microbiology. However, it’s also possible to specialise in immunology, virology, or bioinformatics (the science of analysing biological data). Microbiology is closely related to biomedical science, with a lot of overlap between the two fields.
For more on this multifaceted discipline, read SRG’s guide to microbiology careers >
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