MSc in Biomedical Science

Top 100 Masters of Science in Biomedical Science 2017

Biomedical Science

Many students choose to continue their education by earning master’s degrees. Holding a degree of this level often offers many benefits when entering a career, but an undergraduate degree is necessary before it is possible to enroll in a master’s program.

What is an MSc in Biomedical Science? Those who choose to enter this field are usually interested in working in health care services. These programs prepare students to enter medical school and eventually become physicians. Course work includes the study of anatomy, biology, and the treatment of diseases. It is possible to significantly specialize while earning a master’s degree in this area.

Students who earn a Master of Science in Biomedical Science benefit by being free to continue their education and come closer to entering the health care field, which is typically highly paid and provides opportunities to help people. Holding this degree may also aide in employment in this field.

The cost of studying for a Master of Science varies quite a bit. The fees and tuition depend on the specific school, program, and country of study. The length of study and whether it is online or in person will also influence expenses.

While the career options for those who have earned a MSC in Biomedical Science are limited to the health care field, there are many areas in which one can specialize. It is possible to dedicate yourself to gerontology, microbiology, psychology, internal medicine, and other fields. Additionally, you can choose to work in the public or private sectors, in laboratories, with corporations, or independently. How you specialize while studying will make a big difference, so be sure to consider your long-term goals.

In order to start your journey toward a master’s degree in biomedical science, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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MSc in Medical Microbiology

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This programme is designed to give graduates specialist knowledge (both theoretical and practical) of the strategies and techniques of medical microbiology as practised in research and clinical contexts. Graduates will gain up-to-date, relevant and applied experience of medical microbiology, acquire in-depth knowledge together with a broad knowledge of the subject base and acquire skills for practice at Higher Specialist level. [+]

MSc in Biomedical Science. This programme is designed to give graduates specialist knowledge (both theoretical and practical) of the strategies and techniques of medical microbiology as practised in research and clinical contexts. Graduates will gain up-to-date, relevant and applied experience of medical microbiology, acquire in-depth knowledge together with a broad knowledge of the subject base and acquire skills for practice at Higher Specialist level. The completion of a research project enables the graduate to understand the process and communication of scientific enquiry. This degree is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. Features and benefits of the course Our postgraduate Biomedical Science, Medical Microbiology, Cellular Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry and Haematology & Transfusion degree programmes are accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science. Our biomedical research group is amongst the top 12 in the UK. In the 2014 national Research Excellence Framework, biomedical science research was rated highly with some of our research rated as world leading. Our Centre for Biomedicine represent one of the highest concentrations of health research excellence in the UK. We have an international reputation for research into the characteristics, limitations and adaptability of the human motor system in health and disease through an integrative approach that ranges from molecular biology to whole body studies of human movement. The School offers excellent facilities including specialist laboratories for blood biochemistry, biomechanics, motor control, exercise performance, cell & molecular biology and tissue culture. We collaborate extensively with hospitals in Greater Manchester and can offer opportunities for research projects in... [-]

Master in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Helsinki

The Master's programme in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences has a multidisciplinary and international teaching staff and research environment, giving you an excellent opportunity to create interdisciplinary and international contacts which will be of great importance for your future career. The Master's programme enables you to participate in international research projects from the beginning of your studies. You will communicate in English, allowing for a smooth transition between international research and specialist environments. [+]

How do genes regulate the development and functioning of cells, tissues and organisms? How do molecules, cells and tissues function and communicate with each other, and how are their functions studied? These are the key issues for understanding molecular and cellular mechanisms, whose disruption can contribute to the onset and progression of various diseases. Researchers in the fields of genetics, genomics, cellular and developmental biology, biochemistry, structural biology, and biosciences of health are searching for the answers to these questions. Upon completing the Master’s Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences: You will have in-depth knowledge of genetics and molecular biosciences and of the experimental methods used in them. You will understand the characteristics and functions of genes and biomolecules at the cellular, tissue and organism levels. You will be able to analyse scientific knowledge critically and communicate it to different audiences. You will have the ability to produce new scientific information about the properties of genes, biomolecules and cells by means of experimental studies. You will be able to take advantage of existing research data and biological databases. You will have mastered good scientific practice and know how to act accordingly. You will have the capacity for independent project management and problem solving, as well as for maintaining and developing your own expertise. You will have the ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multicultural communities. The University of Helsinki will introduce annual tuition fees to foreign-language Master’s programmes starting on August 1, 2017 or later. The fee is 15 000... [-]

Master in Biofabrication

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Utrecht

This Master’s programme will equip you with a toolbox to innovate within the multidisciplinary field of Biofabrication. We will provide a thorough understanding as well as operational experience of processes such as 3D bioprinting and other fabrication technology, biomaterials, 3D cell culturing, computer models and imaging. [+]

MSc in Biomedical Science. Creating Functional Tissue Models With 3D Printing Technologies Biofabrication combines advanced fabrication techniques with biological systems to prepare designed tissue constructs. These can be applied for tissue engineering, as 3D in vitro biologic models or as medical therapeutic products. Biofabrication is an international, research-driven master’s programme comprising a first year of coursework and research at Utrecht University / UMC Utrecht, followed by a research project and courses in Australia in the second year, at one of two universities which are at the forefront of 3D printing for medical applications. A European Union-subsidised mobility programme will financially support these overseas secondments. Upon completion, a double degree can be obtained, both from Utrecht University and the Australian host institution. Programme Objective This Master’s programme will equip you with a toolbox to innovate within the multidisciplinary field of Biofabrication. We will provide a thorough understanding as well as operational experience of processes such as 3D bioprinting and other fabrication technology, biomaterials, 3D cell culturing, computer models and imaging. Our course content will instruct you to: understand and apply knowledge biofabrication technology for various tissues; design, plan, conduct, and communicate scientific research; write a compelling research proposal; critically evaluate literature and presentations; and function effectively in multidisciplinary, international groups. [-]

Master in Bioscience and Health Policy

Rice University | Wiess School of Natural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Houston

This degree is geared to train students in bioscience and health policy with the intent of creating new options for science students interested in working in health care management, for the government, or in governmental relations positions at non-profit organizations, industry, and academic institutions. As an interdisciplinary program it aims to equip students with advanced bioscience skills; to teach quantitative skills and data analysis; to equip students with communication and research skills to conduct independent studies enabling them to understand, and formulate public policy recommendations; and to train students how to integrate their science knowledge into creating better policies and practices. [+]

“Science impacts public policy in all important areas and is directly impacted by policies created at the local, state, and national levels. Funding and regulation of science, technology, engineering and math education have a major influence on the quality of the science and engineering workforce. Science is also critically needed to inform policies in areas such as energy and climate change, threats to the environment, and dealing with biological pandemics, to name a few. Sound policy making depends on the policy makers having access to current understanding of science and technology. Thus, graduates from this program who understand science and technology are vital to the policy making process at all levels in government. While scientists are often called upon to testify at hearings, that is no substitute for having technically competent staff and officials who interact with the creation of policies daily. Since government policies influence the business world, companies will need graduates from this program who understand the technical issues as well as the policy-making process.” “The Bioscience and Health Policy track will give students a deep background in biological sciences complemented by courses in sociology, economics and policy studies to foster their understanding of the role of science in policymaking and the role of public policy in science. In addition to science courses, students will take an overview course in Science Policy and Ethics, a management course and a seminar jointly with the students involved in the other tracks. Furthermore direct access to the James A. Baker III... [-]

MSc Biomedical Sciences

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

What causes a disease? What can be done about obesity and type 2 diabetes? Why does one person become depressed and another does not? What are the underlying mechanisms of disease and is the role of the brain? [+]

MSc Biomedical Sciences

What causes a disease? What can be done about obesity and type 2 diabetes? Why does one person become depressed and another does not? What are the underlying mechanisms of disease and is the role of the brain?

The Master’s degree programme in Biomedical Sciences is strongly oriented towards the scientific background of health and disease and preclinical research. You study life processes, and their abnormalities, in the intact organism. The field in Groningen is wide and the choice is up to you – you can specialize in molecular biology or conduct research at the level of population groups.

You are participating actively in all aspects of the research, from designing an experiment to conducting it, and to writing an international scientific publication. Within the degree programme Biomedical Sciences students can follow the specialisation Biology of Ageing which provides training as a researcher mainly in the field of ageing and age-related pathologies.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Koç University is accepting M.S degree students to study biomedical sciences and engineering. Students who want to improve patients’ well-being and save lives are encouraged to [+]

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering

Koç University is accepting M.S degree students to study biomedical sciences and engineering. Students who want to improve patients’ well-being and save lives are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Committed to be a top BMSE program of the world, KU-BMSE is run jointly at the same campus, by the Colleges of Science and Engineering, and the School of Medicine. Guided by the contemporary BMSE graduate education, you will be supervised by world-renowned faculty and be trained to become a leader of your research field.

The research areas are:

 

Neuro-engineering and Biomedical Signals  Tissue Engineering  Biological & Medical Imaging  Drug Design, Drug Discovery, Drug Release  Multi-scale Biomedical Modeling  Advanced Biomaterial Design, Computational Modeling & Synthesis  Protein Interactions  Regenerative Medicine Computational Biology & Genomics Computational Materials Science (Polymers, Biomaterials, Shape Memory Alloys) Medical Device Design, Entrepreneurship  Cardiovascular Engineering and Biomechanics Multi-Scale Experimental and Computational Mechanics of Materials and Systems  Surgical Planning, Human and Machine Interaction, Mechanosensitive Haptics  Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering     ... [-]

MSc. in Bioengineering

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment Ireland Dublin

The MSc in (Environmental) Engineering provides education and training to those eager to pursue a career in the protection of the Environment. The course explores the important societal challenges of water, air and soil pollution and how we may develop solutions to these challenges to protect our environment and society. [+]

MSc in Biomedical Science. The MSc in Bioengineering provides education and training to the next generation of biomedical engineers. Bioengineering is defined as the application of the principles of engineering to advancements in healthcare and medicine. Students of the MSc in Bioengineering in Trinity College Dublin take lectures from experts in a variety of biomedical engineering subjects and carry out research in world class, state of the art research laboratories and facilities. The Trinity Centre for Bioengineering has extensive clinical research in all the five teaching hospitals. As a member of this biomedical community, you would have the opportunity to learn from activities in the Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, and relate your course material to the real clinical challenges that are being researched and the solutions being generated. The Centre has over 20 academics from the School of Engineering, School of Medicine, Dental School, School of Natural Sciences and over 100 PhD and MSc researchers. Our graduates often pursue further research to solve current problems in healthcare in both academic and industry environments. Our graduate bioengineers work in the design and manufacture of medical devices with market leading companies. Recent Graduates are currently working in Medtronic, Bristol-Myers Squib, Boston Scientific, Johnson & Johnson, Schivo Group, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Stryker and in public authorities on the regulatory practice of medical devices. Many pursue further research in Ireland and in world class universities such as Stanford and Harvard as well as in hospital and clinical environments. The M.Sc. in Bioengineering has received... [-]

Master in Biomedical Engineering (MS)

University of Bridgeport
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Bridgeport

The Biomedical Engineering program takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to advance the knowledge of its graduates toward developing an understanding of fundamental issues at the interface of engineering, biology, and medicine. [+]

Master in Biomedical Engineering (MS) The Biomedical Engineering program takes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to advance the knowledge of its graduates toward developing an understanding of fundamental issues at the interface of engineering, biology, and medicine. Students will learn about the evolutionary process, focusing on how living things function and how several branches of engineering and science are interconnected in these processes. Biomedical Engineering has the potential to improve human health through cross-disciplinary research and application that integrate the engineering sciences with the biomedical sciences and clinical practice. This program builds knowledge, skills, and critical thinking necessary to further new discoveries in tissue regeneration, biomaterials, biologically inspired materials, tissue engineering, physiological measurements, bioelectronics, biomechanics, bioMEMS, wireless communications in cells, biosensing, biorobotics, biosignaling, ergonomics and associated interfaces. Dual Degrees The department offers the opportunity to acquire dual graduate degrees along with the M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering. Candidates for these dual Master’s Degree programs are typically required to complete a total of 48-52 credit hours to satisfy the requirements of two Master’s Degrees. This implies 15-19 credit hours in addition to the 34 hours required for the M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering. Admission Requirements Please refer to General Admissions Information for general requirements. Curriculum Students in the Biomedical Engineering graduate program must earn 34 credits. While 28 credits are earned by taking classes, six credits are earned by completing a team-based, publishable graduate-level research project. The core curriculum accounts for 16 credits. BMEG 565: Biomedical Materials and Engineering BMEG 580:... [-]

M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Galway

Biomedical Engineering addresses these issues directly, with engineers innovating, analysing, designing [+]

MSc in Biomedical Science. Big Challenges being addressed by this programme: - Human health and quality of life is one of the most critical challenges facing humanity. - The challenge is all the greater due to a rapidly increasing and rapidly aging global population that now exceeds 7 billion. - Biomedical engineering addresses these issues directly, with engineers innovating, analysing, designing and manufacturing new medical implants, devices and therapies for the treatment of disease, injuries and conditions of the human body, to restore health and improve quality of life. - CNN lists biomedical engineering as No. 1 in the “Best Jobs in America” 2013. Programme objectives & purpose The objective of the programme is to generate graduates with a sound grounding in engineering fundamentals (analysis, design and problem solving), but who also have the multi-disciplinary breadth that includes knowledge of human biology and clinical needs and applications, to be able to make an immediate impact in the field on graduation, in either the academic research or medical technology industry domains. Ultimately the programme aims to generate the future leaders of the national and international medical technology industry, and of academic research and teaching in biomedical engineering. What’s special about CoEI/NUIG in this area: NUI Galway pioneered the development of educational programmes in Biomedical Engineering in Ireland, introducing the country’s first bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering in 1998, that was the first to achieve professional accreditation from Engineers Ireland in 2004, and at the graduate level with the Structured PhD programme... [-]

MS in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology (MSPN)

University of South Florida College of Pharmacy
Campus or Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA Tampa

Nanopharmacy and nanomedicine is a unique interdisciplinary science that integrates the knowledge of natural sciences and engineering with Pharmacy and medicine to develop nanopharmaceuticals. [+]

Nanopharmacy and nanomedicine is a unique interdisciplinary science that integrates the knowledge of natural sciences and engineering with Pharmacy and medicine to develop nanopharmaceuticals. Nanotechnology is a growing field with a projected growth of 13-19% between 2012 and 2022, and the creation of 5,400 new jobs. Salaries range from $50K to 80K with a MS degree. The Master’s of Science in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnolgy (MSPN) is designed to train students in the skills they will need to understand the burgeoning technological advances in science at the nanoscale and how new nanomaterials and processes can be applied to drug delivery, diagnosis, treatment monitoring, tissue regeneration, personalized medicine and more. This program aims to bridge the gap between nanotechnology and medicine, providing students with advanced knowledge, skills and practical experience within the principles, technology and applications within this exciting and innovative area. The program can completed online or on-campus. Students can begin the program during the fall, spring or summer. International students may apply, and are required to apply for an F-1 Visa if wanting to take courses on campus. Depending on the country of origin, this may take a few months. So the deadlines for international applicants may be earlier than the domestic applicant deadline. Check with the program for deadlines. Graduate Certificate programs offered include: Pharmacy Update and Practice Management Pre-Professional Pharmacy Teaching in Pharmacy Pharmacy Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Management NanoPharmaceutics [-]

Biomedical Engineering

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

Many biomedical engineers, particularly those whom work in research labs, need a graduate degree. The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students and practicing engineers with the theoretical and practical experience needed to succeed. [+]

MSc in Biomedical Science. Biomedical Engineering The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers advanced study for the degrees of Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering. A graduate degree in Biomedical Engineering can enhance your career opportunities or prepare you for further success in academia. Our graduates are prepared for academic, clinical, or industrial research and development in: Basic Research in Engineered Tissue Model Systems, Diagnostic Bioimaging and Sensor Systems, or Therapeutic and Reparative Neurotechnology. Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering Many biomedical engineers, particularly those whom work in research labs, need a graduate degree. The Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering provides students and practicing engineers with the theoretical and practical experience needed to succeed. Our program has three objectives: to provide highly trained professionals to serve in academic institutions, government agencies, research labs and manufacturing and service industries to provide minority students a great opportunity for advanced graduate studies to supply additional minority graduates to the Biomedical Engineering field, where they are highly underrepresented We offer two tracks: The Professional Track is for engineers currently practicing in the biomedical industry and students interested in pursuing a management career in biomedical industry. It requires 27 credit hours of course work, a three-credit hour capstone project, and a final oral examination. The Research Track prepares graduates for further study or a career in biomedical research. On this track you’ll need a minimum of 24 credit hours of course work, one semester of the Biomedical Engineering... [-]

Master of Science in Nutrition - Online

Huntington College of Health Sciences
Online Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

HCHS’s Master of Science in Nutrition program offers a world-class graduate education, designed to help present and future health professionals understand and apply the science of nutrition. Core courses build upon students’ current knowledge of the human body and basic nutrition science and promote a greater understanding of the links between diet, lifestyle and health. [+]

Student financial aid approved program for eligible students. HCHS’s Master of Science in Nutrition program offers a world-class graduate education, designed to help present and future health professionals understand and apply the science of nutrition. Core courses build upon students’ current knowledge of the human body and basic nutrition science and promote a greater understanding of the links between diet, lifestyle and health. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in advanced nutrition sciences with courses in clinical nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, nutrition research and current trends in the field of nutrition. Elective courses explore nutrition in the community and among other cultures, alternative and complementary medicine, and other health science related issues. A maximum of 18 credit hours may be transferred from previously completed graduate courses from other accredited institutions. Of those 18 credits, no more than 9 credits will be awarded for Prior Learning Experience and/or credit by examination. Student progress is evaluated through written and oral assignments, practical exercises, research projects, and written, proctored exams. The M.S. program culminates in a capstone project, which demonstrates learning achieved throughout the program. The capstone project may take different forms, including writing a thesis, designing and executing a practicum, or planning and executing a project. The M.S. in Nutrition program was designed with health care and allied health care professionals in mind. This program is ideal for registered dieticians who desire to expand their skills and knowledge, and increase their marketability in today’s competitive job market. It’s also appropriate for physicians,... [-]

MSc in Biomedical Sciences

Radboud University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen

This Master's programme in Biomedical Sciences provides you with a solid basis in methodology, statistics and biostatistics, laboratory research and communication skills. [+]

MSc in Biomedical Science. Biomedical scientists want to minimise the impact of diseases for humans and humankind. Smart, global visionaries are needed who want to solve health care issues in the lab and in the field. Radboud University aims to educate the best biomedical scientists with not just a thorough understanding of the molecular, individual and population aspects of human health and disease, but also with unique areas of expertise. To do this we have constructed a Master’s programme in Biomedical Sciences that gives students the opportunity to construct their own programme based on personal academic and professional interests. Students choose one of three research institutes as a learning environment and combine that with one of three career profiles. Biomedical Sciences specialisations and research institutes For Molecular and cellular research, chose Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (RIMLS) For Intervention, clinical and population research, chose Radboud Institute for Health Sciences (RIHS) For Medical neuroscience, chose Donders Centre for Neuroscience The programme provides students with a solid base in research methodology, statistics and biostatistics, laboratory research and communication skills. Leading scientists in fields ranging from metabolism, membrane transport, neuromuscular disease and inflammation to screening efficacy, clinical interventions and evidence-based medicine are involved in the teaching programme as lecturers and tutors. A majority of our graduates become researchers in government departments, research organisations, universities and medical or pharmaceutical companies. Graduates also opt for careers as communication advisors or scientific consultant/advisor with a background in biomedical science, an expertise that is much in... [-]

MSc in Biomedical Engineering

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 21 months August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The MSc is a modular conversion course which provides broad training in biomedical engineering to help you progress with a career in research, industry or in the NHS. We bring together engineering, medicine and the life and physical sciences to enable the development of relevant clinical and industrial research... [+]

MSc in Biomedical Engineering The MSc is a modular conversion course which provides broad training in biomedical engineering to help you progress with a career in research, industry or in the NHS. We bring together engineering, medicine and the life and physical sciences to enable the development of relevant clinical and industrial research. The programme explores advances in technology and engineering to generate applications and solutions to clinically relevant problems. As part of the course you’ll go on visits to local clinical centres and attend lectures from industrialists and visiting experts from the UK and overseas. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet our many industrial and clinical partners to help advise and further your career. You’ll study The first and second semesters consist of taught classes, laboratory demonstrations, practical exercises and clinical visits. Following this, Diploma students complete a project dissertation and MSc students complete a research or development project reported by a thesis. Facilities The Department of Biomedical Engineering was formed in 2012 following the merger of the Bioengineering Unit and the National Centre for Prosthetics & Orthotics. Accreditation The MSc in Biomedical Engineering is accredited by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM). An IPEM-accredited MSc is normally required for those wishing to pursue careers as Clinical Scientists in the National Health Service. Course content Compulsory classes: Medical Science for Engineering or Engineering Science Professional studies in Biomedical Engineering Research Methodology Biomedical Electronics Biomedical Instrumentation Elective classes: Introduction to Biomechanics Prosthetics & Orthotics Regenerative Medicine... [-]

MS in Biomedical Engineering

Binghamton University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Binghamton

Our programs are flexible and affordable options for students dedicated to advancing healthcare and medicine through the understanding of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human injury and disease. [+]

MSc in Biomedical Science. MS in Biomedical Engineering The Biomedical Engineering Department offers Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in biomedical engineering. Our programs are flexible and affordable options for students dedicated to advancing healthcare and medicine through the understanding of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human injury and disease. Our curriculum is highly interdisciplinary, exposing students to faculty from each specialization and fostering theoretical and practical experience from many different perspectives. Funding is offered in the form of teaching, research and graduate assistantship stipends. In many cases teaching assistantships include health insurance and a tuition scholarship. Other funding resources are also available. As one of only 150 biomedical engineering programs in the country, our curriculum is designed to prepare students for academic or industry careers related to medical technology as well as entrepreneurial pursuits in the healthcare field. Other than core classes and electives, master’s students are required to undertake a research thesis project with the guidance of a faculty advisor. Doctoral students are expected to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in their field of study. An accelerated BS + MS degree is also available. Educational Objectives The goal of biomedical engineers is to improve human health through advances in healthcare and medicine. This includes advancing our understanding of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human injury, disease and the health complications associated with physiologic and sociologic factors such as aging, environment and diet. In this regard, we are living in an exciting time. In... [-]