What does a Microbiologists do on a regular day?
A Microbiologist undertakes different tasks and assumes different roles. Some of them are -
Diagnosis of the causes of animal diseases of microbial origin
Analysis of processed foods and medicines to ensure that the materials are safe for human consumption
Development and production of vaccines, enzymes and insulin
Research and development of drugs
Research and study of plant diseases; development and production of insecticides and anti-microbial chemicals.
Genetic engineering of microorganisms to prevent and cure plant and animal diseases
Marketing of diagnostic materials, pharmaceuticals, processed foods and beverages.