Career opportunities

Medical Biotechnologies


Graduates in Medical Biotechnologies are able to use in total autonomy biotechnological protocols in the medical field. They should be able to quickly fit in the working environments at national, European and extra-European levels, possessing appropriate technical and scientific skills, including an adequate use of English language for communication and information management. Employment opportunities for graduates in Medical Biotechnologies are identifiable in:

  • Universities and other Institutes and public and private research
  • Structures of the National Health System, hospitals, public and private specialized laboratories
  • Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
  • Centers of research and development of diagnostic products in the health biotechnology
  • Centers of biotechnology in the medical services
  • Institutes for processing of health standard or patent relating to the exploitation of biotechnology products for the protection of human health
  • Clinical Research Organizations (CRO) for development of innovative drugs

Examples of functions that are required for to a medical biotechnologist are:

  • Application of biotechnology techniques such as support services for biomedical research
  • Molecular diagnostics (DNA sequencing, PCR, in situ hybridization)
  • Production of vectors for experimental and gene therapy use
  • Generation and maintenance of cells culture
  • Generation of genetically engineered cells for diagnostic and therapeutic approaches
  • Generation of transgenic animals for the production of therapeutic proteins or for xenotransplantation
  • Collaboration in clinical trials of biotech drugs
  • Cooperation in the optimization and customization of drug therapy
  • Application of the principles of pharmacogenomics
  • Clinical monitoring of biotech drugs
  • Development and application of biotechnology-based diagnostic tests
  • Analysis and experimental biotechnologies
  • Technical and scientific information in biotechnology