Bionanotechnology is an emerging interdisciplinary field at the interface of biotechnology and nanotechnology. It is a field that centers on the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields. Studying Bio Engineering by paying attention to the developments in bionanotechnology can provide a solid foundation for broad range of careers.
BioNanotechnology includes studying the nanoscale aspects of biological systems through instrumentation and nano-scale imaging tools. Graduates in this new field pursue careers in biomedical engineering, electronics, bioimaging, research and development, chemical to pharmaceutical industries.
Picture: Biofilm between root crevices.
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