9 months ago
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Biochemistry/molecular bio best schools?

Hey everyone! I was wondering if you guys had any suggestions for good schools for biochem/molecular bio majors, ideally schools with a good amount of research as well as coursework because that's where a lot of the fun is for me.

Additionally, I would also love any suggestions for schools with good biochem/molecular bio programs that also do zoology/wildlife stuff, as I love animals and am wondering how I can interact with wildlife through research as opposed to veterinary medicine.


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9 months ago

I spent all of last summer researching schools for this exact career field! Let me save you some time and give you some thoughts now that all my apps are in:


Yale - Check out their MCDB program! Top-notch!

Harvard - Everyone rates them as the best...

Johns Hopkins - Top 5 for Molecular Biology & Research Heaven (lots of freshman start right away)

UPenn - Great for your interest area, although I don't know too much about research TBH...

Harder Targets:

UCSD - Extremely Underrated... They get the most molecular biologists on the planet

UW Madison - Quality, but I don't think they are the easiest to get accepted into research programs

UWashington - Another great research school!


UC Berkley, Duke, and UNC might be good too...

9 months ago

Hi! Here are some schools that might help.

These schools offer Biochem and Molecular and they're all prestigious research schools:

Boston University | BU - https://www.bu.edu/bmb/

Lehigh University - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3YLZ8o1jAk&t=51s

University of California, San Diego | UCSD - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpIOZFCazr0

University of Michigan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7uUCPH-uOo

University of Wisconsin-Madison - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=in2i1GQpnaQ&t=170s

Vanderbilt University - https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/biochemistry/


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