I talked to my wife who also has a MS in microbiology to bounce some ideas off her.
Have you considered bioinformatics, stastitical analysis? Granted both are more software/math based.
I work for a research lab that's affiliated with the Univ of Va. and I am constantly in touch with techincal people in the life sciences.
one of the rising positions I have seen is: cluster administration for bioinformatics.
Here are a few links:
It seems to me with your advanced degree you could take a few computer classes or even work on a major certification such as RHCE or MCSE.
I think you will have a much easier time if you were to change sectors and check out what edu and gov is offering. From my understanding private industry (life sciences) like to pigeon-hole people and its difficult to break into a new field within the same company.