Biochemists can be frequently found in laboratories. Biochemists usually obtain a doctorate in chemistry; however, that does not mean that it is the only field that they should choose. A field that is related to science should suffice. Biochemists are trying to improve everybody's way of life by altering substantial chemical processes to elements that could be restructured. Often these kinds of projects demand a lot of research and continuous experiments that are not always successful.

Biochemists can work independently or in a team; it depends on the designed project and on the kind of analysis that it would take. Does it take more than one people to evaluate and take the necessary measures to perform an experiment? How simple is it? That's some of the questions of a biochemist. It is important to add the most relevant work field experience in your biochemist resume.

James Pearlman
163 Appleton Terrace
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Seeking a position in a university or firm specializing in advanced biochemistry for the development of human immune system vaccines.


- Nearly ten years of experience in biochemistry.
- Served as a guest lecturer in biochemistry at the University of Oklahoma.
- 12 published articles in respected biochemistry and medical journals, including the Journal of the American Chemical Society and the American Scientific Review.


Jensen Labs, Oklahoma City, OK
Biochemist, January 2005 to Present
Concentrated largely on membrane based lateral flow immunochemistry. Worked with product development from concept through product transfer and full scale manufacturing. Prepared documentation packages. Gained valuable experience with project management, product launch, and gained familiarity with FDA requirements and procedures.

InTex Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA
Research Associate, 2003 - 2005
Served as a research associate in the Enzymology group of the InTex Biochemistry Department. Held responsibility for enzyme characterization, including catalytic and physical properties, inhibitor characterization, compound potency and mechanism, data reduction, and protein purification and characterization for enzyme and inhibitor characterization.

Biomedical Laboratory Research, San Diego, CA
Lab Technician Intern, 1998 - 2003
Responsible for documentation of new lab research. Served as an assistant for 10 biochemists, performing various research functions.


University of California, San Diego, CA
Ph.D., Biochemistry, 2003
M.A., Chemistry, 2000

Reed College, Portland, OR
B.A., Biology, 1997

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A biochemist resume should reflect a candid interest in working in this intriguing field. Maybe you'd like to enumerate essential accomplishments in the middle of your resume or maybe you want to link them to the respective work setting so then your employer can have a clearer idea about you and your previous work achievements.

Bianca Lopez
9678 Fowler Mill
Newbury, New Hampshire 03255
Home: (509) 8909-221

To implement and present exceptional projects that could be truly rewarding.

  • Highly developed reasoning skills.
  • Strong background in chemistry and biotechnology.
  • Notable written and verbal skills.
  • Capable of taking initiatives and employing tactical measures.

- 2007-Present Biochemist, Welson Labs, AL.
Directed project labs with a team of nine people, written several articles for scientific journals, verified that the products complied with FDA regulations, handled samples carefully and examined their chemical composition, wrote reports stating the final results even if there were none.

- 2002 to 2007 Industrial Biochemist, Sumton Beverages, NH
Evaluated the possible re-composition of fruity drinks that were difficult to drink due to their acid taste, devised new methods to save up time and promote sanitation procedures in the making of beverages, worked along with marketers in the formulation of new products.


Southern New Hampshire University
Bachelor in Chemistry, 1996
Master of Science in Biochemistry, 2001
PhD in Biochemistry, 2007.

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