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Research Question

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by soccerusa, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. soccerusa

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    Hello,
    I am an undergraduate physics major. I am excited about getting involved in research in this upcoming year. I was wondering if having research experience in the physics department would look any worse than one in the biology department or medical school. I really enjoy physics and would like to focus my research there for now but do not want to put myself at a disadvantage for medical school. Thanks for the input.
     
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  3. sector9

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    No.
     
  4. DrSteven

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    What sector9 said. ;) Do whatever interests you.
     
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    It is a good thing. It will likely make you stand out from all of the other biology research.
     
  6. ponyo

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    :thumbup:

    It's pretty much accepted that phys is harder than bio...

    IMHO though it wouldn't be a bad idea though to still familiarise yourself with bio research (through casual reading), at least enough that if someone gave you a bio paper you'd understand why it might be important.
     
  7. RSum

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    Honestly, it will actually be good in a way, you'll stand out amongst other students that simply did research in biology, biomedical (not saying that's totally bad, since I had cancer, biomedical research ;))
     
  8. Fishin316

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    Learning how to research is more important than what you research.
     
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    There could be some bio research labs that use physics. I know math majors and engineers are used often in biology labs.
     

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