M.A versus M.S (Molecular biology)

Dr. Hiranya S. Roychowdhury hroychow at nmsu.edu
Thu Apr 12 21:05:54 EST 2001


All I can say is a graduate degree without any research experience is worth
little in todays market. There doesn't seem to be any opportunities for
Theoretical Biologists anymore.


At 05:31 AM 4/11/01 +0100, Rajaram Soundararajan wrote:
>Hello,
>
>I am an M.S in biochemistry and planning on pursuing MA in molecular
>biology concentrating Genetics. This is non-thesis graduate degree. I am
>concerned about my chances of succeeding in this carreer as almost every
>biotech company asks for M.S. Could someone let me know what are my
>chances of getting a research position if I complete M.A?
>
>My advance sincere thanks to you.
>
>Devi
>
>[Though I preferred M.S. the universities around me wont take me for
>lack of funds to provide for research materials]
>
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Dr. Hiranya Sankar Roychowdhury
College Asst. Prof.
Molecular Biology,
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry	
Box 30001 - 3MLS
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003

Lab: (505) 646 4722
Office: (505) 646 8256
hroychow at nmsu.edu

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