Essay about Benefits Of Being An Educator

783 Words Oct 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
As an educator, I am committed to help students meet their fullest potential in learning Veterinary Science, using Metabolomics approach, by providing an environment that is safe, supports risk-taking, and invites a sharing of ideas. My ultimate goal is for students to develop analytical skills in metabolomics that they can successfully apply for further study in biomedicine or food technology. My teaching philosophy has developed over many years as a student and teaching at the Vet School in Uruguay, and my love of teaching and passion for research has played a fundamental role in my career choice.

Students are unique individuals who need a stimulating atmosphere for asking questions, designing and execution experiments, and determining whether the results of the experiments really do answer that question. The most important characteristic that I believe are conducive to establish such an encouraging environment for learning are: (1) the teacher acting as a guide, (2) allowing the student 's natural curiosity to direct their own learning, and (3) promoting respect and ethical behavior.

Metabolomics is emerging as a leading approach in systems biology research and is widely used in biomedical, toxicological and pharmaceutical studies. In addition, continuous development in sensitive analytical techniques and advanced biostatistics provides feasible metabolites identification and quantification in complex biological samples, for instance in blood, urine or in tissue…

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