Biophysicists study the existing relation between living organisms and physics. They conduct research on living organisms based on the methods of physics that aim to explain the complexity of life, predict patterns, and draw conclusions about aspects of life. Biophysicists' research fields cover DNA, proteins, molecules, cells, and environments.

Alternative label

  • biophysics researcher

  • bio-physicist

  • biophysics research analyst

  • biophysics biotechnologist

  • biophysics research scientist

  • biophysics analyst

  • biophysics science researcher

  • biophysics scholar

  • biophysics scientist

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