Homeostasis Personal Statement

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Looking back to when I was studying GCSE’s I remember fondly my science classes and recall my enthusiasm to participate and absorb the knowledge being taught by my teachers. These classes exposed me to a lot of different and amazing topics, Homeostasis being one of them which held my attention and curiosity completely. This process intrigued me due to the biological reactions that are linked between every organ, tissues and cells of our body which keep us alive. Studying Biomedical Sciences would teach me a vast array of different topics like Anatomy, Cellular Biology and Pharmacology which would give me a further understanding on the functions of life.
Studying Biology at A- level has answered only a few of my queries about the human body and has improved my analytical skills. Studying chemistry at A- level has improved my logical skills as we learned complex chemical reactions like the formation of aspirin from acid anhydrides.
I have completed the EPQ which is on “How does antibacterial resistance happen and can it be replaced by alternatives?” This topic involved researching about the different mechanisms on how antibiotic resistance is spread between bacteria which caused a new strain of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Researching and completing my EPQ
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These work experiences were in different environments which taught me different skills and knowledge. In the hospital work experience I got to observe a real CT scan of a patient suffering from cystic fibrosis. Seeing the image of the lungs of a cystic fibrosis sufferer and comparing it to the lungs of a normal person fascinated me and it makes me want to understand how the excess build-up of mucus in the cystic fibrosis sufferer affects the biological reactions in the body. At the GP’s surgery I had got to witness an electrocardiogram of an elderly person which helped me understand the different stages of the heart

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