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I would like to know if disciplines such as cell biology and genetics or research areas such as cancer need physicists. I am getting a PhD in biophysics, however, it did not involve biology directly. It involved spectroscopic methods on biological samples without regard to their biology. I

I know those areas are broad and it also depends on my CV and publication records, however, I would like to know how likely and possible it is for a physicist to enter theget a postdoc in biology field. While

While I am able to do mathematical modeling, I would like to do wet lab experiments rather than just doing math and using computer. What concerns me is that because the positions are competitive and I do not have prior experience in biology experiments I either will not have be able to enter this field or I have to enter it to do mathematical modeling. I

I would like mainly to know about personal experience or the point of view of a principle investigator.

I would like to know if disciplines such as cell biology and genetics or research areas such as cancer need physicists. I am getting a PhD in biophysics, however, it did not involve biology directly. It involved spectroscopic methods on biological samples without regard to their biology. I know those areas are broad and it also depends on my CV and publication records, however, I would like to know how likely and possible it is for a physicist to enter the biology field. While I am able to do mathematical modeling, I would like to do wet lab experiments rather than just doing math and using computer. What concerns me is that because the positions are competitive and I do not have prior experience in biology experiments I either will not have be able to enter this field or I have to enter it to do mathematical modeling. I would like mainly to know about personal experience or the point of view of a principle investigator.

I would like to know if disciplines such as cell biology and genetics or research areas such as cancer need physicists. I am getting a PhD in biophysics, however, it did not involve biology directly. It involved spectroscopic methods on biological samples without regard to their biology.

I know those areas are broad and it also depends on my CV and publication records, however, I would like to know how likely and possible it is for a physicist to get a postdoc in biology.

While I am able to do mathematical modeling, I would like to do wet lab experiments rather than just doing math and using computer. What concerns me is that because the positions are competitive and I do not have prior experience in biology experiments I either will not have be able to enter this field or I have to enter it to do mathematical modeling.

I would like mainly to know about personal experience or the point of view of a principle investigator.

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I would like to know if disciplines such as cell biology and genetics or research areas such as cancer need physicists. I am getting a PhD in biophysics, however, it did not involve biology directly. It involved spectroscopic methods on biological samples without regard to their biology. I know those areas are broad and it also depends on my CV and publication records, however, I would like to know how likely and possible it is for a physicist to enter the biology field. While I am able to do mathematical modeling, I would like to do wet lab experiments rather than just doing math and using computer. What concerns me is that because the positions are competitive and I do not have prior experience in biology experiments I either will not have be able to enter this field or I have to enter it to do mathematical modeling. I would like mainly to know about personal experience or the point of view of a principle investigator.