M.S. in Tumor Biology
"The countless educational programs, ties with biomedical research institutions, and opportunities for loan repayment are why I plan to stay in the DMV area."
Andrew Uhlman is originally from Worthington, Ohio and received an undergraduate degree in Biology at Denison University. Here at Georgetown University, Andrew is studying towards a Master's in Tumor Biology.
Why did you choose Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University?
I chose Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown because of the outstanding faculty, resources, and research opportunities. Georgetown has played a pivotal role in developing novel cancer treatments and is a leader in the field of cancer research. It is an honor to train at such an excellent institution and learn directly from the leaders in the field.
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?
While at Georgetown, I hope to advance my knowledge of wet and dry lab techniques to be better equipped at progressing the field of cancer research. I hope my training in biomedical informatics, systems biology, and immunotherapy can shed light on promising techniques to uncover novel therapies.
What is the best kept secret about the DMV area?
The DMV has some of the best restaurants in the world. Moreover, the incredible diversity of dining options provides the opportunity to enjoy the food and culture from all corners of the earth.