Joseph Byung Hoon An
M.S. in Physiology
"If I was rich, one thing I would most definitely change is the research grant system... Entering the field as a young undergraduate, I was shocked by how vicious the fight for research funding was."
Joseph An is originally from Queens, New York and received an undergraduate degree in Biological Science at Cornell University. Here at Georgetown University, Joseph is studying towards a Master's in Physiology.
Why did you choose Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University?
I chose Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University because of the rigorous curriculum it offers and I heard by word of mouth how good the program is.
As a DMV Hoyas Biomedical Academic scholarship recipient, you were selected because your application "demonstrated a commitment to biomedical research and graduate studies at the Masters' level." What do you hope to accomplish here at Georgetown and/or what is your interest in biomedical research or graduate studies?
My goal at Georgetown University is to be better equipped to be a future physician. My current interest in biomedical research is in immunology.
What is your favorite thing about and/or to do in the DMV area?
My favorite thing to do right now is rockclimbing with a group of friends.