Being A Forensic Scientist And Help Solve Crimes

1084 Words Nov 25th, 2016 5 Pages
Ever since I was about 8 years old, I knew I wanted to have a career in science. Throughout the years, it changed. At first, I was going to be a forensic scientist and help solve crimes. Then it changed to forensic anthropologist. When I got to my first year of high school, in my honors biology class, we did a section on genetics and genetic diseases. This class made me realize my true calling. I fell in love with genetics, doing my own research and pouring my heart and soul into projects on the subject. Although I’ve considered other pathways, including changing my major to a degree in nursing, I am adamant on my career choice as a medical geneticist, and that is what I am conducting my research on. I chose this career because ever since I was a kid I wanted to help people. My grandma was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Nurse Corps, and later a Registered Nurse when she retired from the Army. My mom got her Licensed Practical Nursing license and worked in a nursing home. I hate seeing people in pain, and I will always attempt to help someone even if I am busy or not able to fully help them. My professional aspirations in the field are to have a medical breakthrough that will help millions and win a Nobel Prize. However, just helping one person, or a small group, will bring me the joy in knowing I made at least one family’s lives easier and happier with my work and research. Rosalind Franklin is a personal hero of mine. While the discovery of the DNA double helix model is…
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