I want to know about Bioinformatics, jobs and salaries? What about job opportunities in India for Bioinformatics.
- G. Ram
Bioinformatics is a growing field but jobs are a bit limited till now in India. Depending on the background you have jobs in this particular field which can be divided into two major areas:
Data Analyst and Programmer. The job market is better for a programmer in terms of pay scale but there are jobs for analyst also. The following sites you can go through for more details.
Bioinformatics is a blend of Biology and Technology knowledge. Candidates with strong background in Molecular Biology and Computer Programming basics can excel in this field. Number of institutions are offering Diploma and Advanced programmes in Bioinformatics. Full fledged M.Sc. programmes are also offered by various universities and colleges.
Best institutes for bioinformatics are University of Pune, Madurai Kamaraj University, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, JNU New Delhi, Institute of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Bangalore, Osmania University etc.