M.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
"…one of the most appealing aspects of the DMV area is its plethora and diversity of opportunity."
Michael Corrado is originally from Mahwah, New Jersey and received an undergraduate degree in Chemistry at American University. Here at Georgetown University, Michael is studying towards a Master's in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.
What are you studying at Georgetown University?
I am in the M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Program here at Georgetown University.
Why did you choose Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University?
I chose to pursue a graduate education at Georgetown University for a variety of reasons, including the university’s reputation for academic achievement as well as its amazing campus and location.
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?
Coming from a primarily chemistry research-based background, my hope at Georgetown University is to expand the scope of my research skills and knowledge. By participating in this biochemistry program, I will be able to diversify my future research interests.
What is the best kept secret about the DMV area?
Although I would hesitate to call it a secret, I think that one of the most under-appreciated aspects of the DMV area lies within the diversity of events, museums, galleries, and more in the area. The vast majority of these events, such as embassy tours for example, are free to attend, making them perfect for local students. The DMV area is truly one of the most scenic in the country, so exploring it is a must.