Adjective "biotechnologists" definition and examples

(Biotechnologists may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌbʌɪəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪst/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'In the 1980s this was a pleasant seaside town where surfers, sailors and biotechnologists co-existed quite peacefully.'
  2. 'Since mapping the human genome three years ago, biotechnologists have raced to understand how genes react with diet to determine why some people develop osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, even cancer.'
  3. 'Russian biotechnologist Dr Slava Pavlovets founded Yorkshire Bioscience, in the York Science Park, earlier this year with the aim of developing kits to speed up the diagnosis of Sars and avian flu using DNA technology.'

More definitions

1. the use of living organisms or other biological systems in the manufacture of drugs or other products or for environmental management, as in waste recycling: includes the use of bioreactors in manufacturing, microorganisms to degrade oil slicks or organic waste, genetically engineered bacteria to produce human hormones, and monoclonal antibodies to identify antigens.

More examples(as adjective)

"institutes can be biotechnologists."

Origin

(biotechnology)