Geneticists study and focus their research on genetics. They analyse the fashion in which genes interact, operate, and inherit traits and characteristics. Based on their research, they attend patients with inherited diseases and conditions, congenital malformations, and genetic matters at large.

Alternative label

  • geneticists

  • cytologist

  • genetics science researcher

  • genetics research scientist

  • genetics researcher

  • genetics analyst

  • genetics research analyst

  • molecular biologist

  • embryologist

  • genetic scientist

  • cell geneticist

  • molecular geneticist

  • genetics engineer

  • genetics scientist

  • genetics scholar

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