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Welcome to the RSB's A-Z of the Biosciences video series! Each video focusses on a different area of biology, with our biologists sharing the highlights of their work. 

Each video has details of the qualifications needed to start a career in the specialisms featured and includes advice for future biologists.

We hope to inspire future bioscientists, whether they are currently in school, studying at university, or in training. You can watch the full series of career videos on our YouTube page.

 

A

Arctic researcher | Jakob Assmann

B

Bioinformatician | Dr Ian Overton

Bioengineer | Dr Parvez Alam

Behavioural ecologist | Helen Mylne

C

Cardiovascular research technician | Adama Saccoh

D

Developmental biologist | Rachel Bonnington

E

Environmental biotechnologist | Professor Diana Purchase

Equine nutritionist | Shirley Ferber

Entomologist | Dr Erica McAlister

F

Fungal ecophysiologist | Professor Angel Medina-Vaya

G

Geomicrobiologist | Professor Geoff Gadd

Genetics researcher | Dr Güneş Taylor

H

Histologist | Dr Bernadine Idowu

I

Ichthyologist | Ada Eslava

J

Journalist | Tom Ireland

K

Coming soon!

L

Laboratory apprentice | Molly Robinson

M

Museum scientist | Laetitia Gunton

Molecular modeller | Dr Arun Pandurangan FRSB

N

Neuroscientist | Samantha Haque

O

Oncologist | Dr Sophie Kellaway

P

Polar scientist | Dr Peter Fretwell

Plant biochemist | Ciara O'Brien

Q

Coming soon!

R

Coming soon!

S

School technician | Jose Martinez Pardo

Student researcher | Sarah Kernaghan

T

Coming soon!

U

Coming soon!

V

Virologist | Dr Emma Hodcroft

Vascular immunologist | Dr Régis Joulia

W

Woolly mammoth researcher | Dr Rebecca Shepherd

X

Coming soon!

Y

Coming soon!

Z

Coming soon!

Further resources

For all students in the UK the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has information about, and offers guidance on, higher education opportunities available in the UK.

Students in England who are interested in finding out more about career options can additionally consult the National Careers Service, which is available to people who live in England.

We would like to thank the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) for their financial support which has made this resource possible.