Exploring My Options
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I thought to title this article My Career Path, but that title implied I thoughtfully planned my entire career. Some parts were planned, and others just fell into place. I majored in cellular and molecular biology in college and enjoyed taking art history courses. I powered through chemistry and organic chemistry, which were major weed-out courses. I knew I wanted to study cell biology when I marveled at a colorful picture of a cell in my text book. I pondered the scientific discovery of cellular transport through the lipid bilayer. I wanted to know more. How did scientists know the structure and function of the intricate parts of the cell? Through the work-study program at my university, I was able to perform basic research in a biochemistry lab at the medical school. I studied the ...