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Hi everyone (hopefully I posted this in the right section),

I know very little about graduate schools since I was pre-med for a long time, but only a few months ago realized I'd rather go to graduate school. I was hoping someone could help me figure out which programs in graduate schools to look at. Ideally, I'd like to be able to apply abstract algebra to biological/chemical systems like in these two papers (moreso the first one as the second one is more macroscopic)

http://bioinfo.uib.es/recercagrup/magarshak.pdf [Broken]

http://www.tbiomed.com/content/pdf/1742-4682-8-21.pdf

Anyways, here's a bit about me:

Just graduated from college, currently doing a medicinal chemistry internship.

Math/Chemistry double major (Chemistry w/ honors)

Overall GPA: 3.674

Math GPA: 3.749

Chemistry GPA: 3.745

Math Courses taken: Calculus II, Linear Algebra, Combinatorics, Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Topology, Number Theory, and Applied Statistics

Chemistry Courses taken: General Chemistry I, Analytical/Inorganic Chemistry, Organic I, Organic II, Advanced Organic, Advanced Inorganic, Physical Chemistry I, and Biochemistry

I've done two summers of research in proteomic mass spectrometry (one summer was more biophysical chem and one was more biochem). During my school years, I was a math tutor for 2 semesters, Organic Chemistry class TA for 3 semesters, and an Organic Chemistry lab TA for 1 semester.

Anyways, after talking to some professors from my college, they said that I would have a much easier time getting into chemistry graduate school and would have a harder time doing math graduate school (also because of lack of really doing anything with math besides the chemistry research where it was involved). Unfortunately, I haven't found any chemistry graduate school research groups/programs that use a lot of abstract algebra (I know group theory plays a major role in crystallography, but I talked to a crystallographer who told me that he uses very little math). So I started looking at applied math graduate school programs, but I'm not sure with my math stats and courses if I could even get into to math graduate school to do applied math. Any help from anyone would be most appreciated!

I know very little about graduate schools since I was pre-med for a long time, but only a few months ago realized I'd rather go to graduate school. I was hoping someone could help me figure out which programs in graduate schools to look at. Ideally, I'd like to be able to apply abstract algebra to biological/chemical systems like in these two papers (moreso the first one as the second one is more macroscopic)

http://bioinfo.uib.es/recercagrup/magarshak.pdf [Broken]

http://www.tbiomed.com/content/pdf/1742-4682-8-21.pdf

Anyways, here's a bit about me:

Just graduated from college, currently doing a medicinal chemistry internship.

Math/Chemistry double major (Chemistry w/ honors)

Overall GPA: 3.674

Math GPA: 3.749

Chemistry GPA: 3.745

Math Courses taken: Calculus II, Linear Algebra, Combinatorics, Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Topology, Number Theory, and Applied Statistics

Chemistry Courses taken: General Chemistry I, Analytical/Inorganic Chemistry, Organic I, Organic II, Advanced Organic, Advanced Inorganic, Physical Chemistry I, and Biochemistry

I've done two summers of research in proteomic mass spectrometry (one summer was more biophysical chem and one was more biochem). During my school years, I was a math tutor for 2 semesters, Organic Chemistry class TA for 3 semesters, and an Organic Chemistry lab TA for 1 semester.

Anyways, after talking to some professors from my college, they said that I would have a much easier time getting into chemistry graduate school and would have a harder time doing math graduate school (also because of lack of really doing anything with math besides the chemistry research where it was involved). Unfortunately, I haven't found any chemistry graduate school research groups/programs that use a lot of abstract algebra (I know group theory plays a major role in crystallography, but I talked to a crystallographer who told me that he uses very little math). So I started looking at applied math graduate school programs, but I'm not sure with my math stats and courses if I could even get into to math graduate school to do applied math. Any help from anyone would be most appreciated!

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