For the past four years I've managed a behavioral pharmacology lab at a medical school. In that time I've been published several times in top tier journals (JPET, Psychopharmacology) and twice as first author. My question is what medical programs will give this research focus special weight? My numbers: Overall GPA: 3.51 Science GPA: 3.12 (due mainly to one bad year in which my uncle was dying of cancer. I retook some of the classes as a post bac working full time and going to school full time and got two Bs and a C) MCAT: VR: 11, PS: 8, BS:8 (I am retaking in early July and have been scoring around 10 in each section on my practices) Grad GPA: 4.0 (social sciences) ECs: 200+ hours of physician shadowing 10+ years of volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America National Fencer in college Eagle Scout Science mentor/tutor in low income school Cartoonist for school newspaper Honor Society Vice President 100+ hours medical volunteering with at risk youth Schools I am considering applying to: All Texas Schools Meharry U of Kansas U of Kansas College of Medicine U of Missouri Kansas City Wright Thanks!