Personal Statement Essay: My Interest For Science

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My entire academic career had been essentially a sincere search of my true interests. Throughout all these years, I have been studying myself. I have always kept my mind open and had tried different activities at different levels, encompassing the fields of humanities, management, sports and academics. After this entire quest, I am pretty much confident that I can make the best out of myself only if I devote my life to active research. Academic Background I gradually developed interest in science during my secondary school days, when designing funny chemistry experiments for various science exhibition was my favorite past time. The fact that every observable change around me can be explained by chemical reactions fueled my interest in Chemistry. My passion for science helped me to excel academically as well. I have been endowed with prestigious KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) fellowship…show more content…
I came across the field through the Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee in my sophomore undergraduate year. Sidney Farber’s path-breaking works on antifolates had a profound impact on me and I realized that the fusion of Chemistry with Biology is the key to unravel mysteries of nature. I am fascinated by its strong interdisciplinary nature, challenging problems and its potential applications in day-to-day’s life. During my active involvement in projects, I kept track of recent development of Chemical Biology through various scientific journals. I have gained valuable research experience in synthetic chemistry through several research projects. I have carried out one summer project on Bioinformatics and have already taken 7 courses in Biology. I believe, my research experience in synthetic chemistry and strong foundation in Biology will immensely help me to carry out research on challenging problems of chemical

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