Cytogeneticists or Cytogenetic Technologists prepare and maintain biological samples such as blood, amniotic fluids, bone marrow and tumors for chromosome analysis.
Forensic DNA Analyst
Geneticists get employed by the crime-investigation branches of various government and private organizations. Their work involves the analysis of biological samples to detect the presence or absence of certain DNA.
Also referred to as Clinical Laboratory scientists, Medical technologists conduct a number of biological, hematological, chemical, immunologic, bacteriological, and microscopic tests. Additionally, they also work on developing method and tests in their research.
Clinical Geneticists are physicians who specialize in the treatment and diagnosis of different genetic diseases. They may also engage in various laboratory-based tasks related to these diseases.
A genetic counselors' work involves providing support and information, to create awareness about a variety of genetic diseases. Their duties include managing treatment of people with hereditary disorders, as well as, counseling patients with such inherited problems.
Research Geneticists are mainly employed in the research and development departments of various government agencies, private laboratories, and other health-care institutions. Their research is mainly focused towards advancing knowledge and treatment of various inherited characteristics of humans, animals, and plants.
Geneticists can work as full-time or guest lecturers at universities and colleges.