Sydney Brenner

Sydney Brenner

South African biologist and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2002.
As was predicted at the beginning of the Human Genome Project, getting the sequence will be the easy part as only technical issues are involved. The hard part will be finding out what it means, because this poses intellectual problems of how to understand the participation of the genes in the functions of living cells.More Sydney Brenner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The modern computer hovers between the obsolescent and the nonexistent.More Sydney Brenner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
During this period, I became interested in how the new techniques of cloning and sequencing DNA could influence the study of genetics and I was an early and active proponent of the Human Genome Sequencing Project.More Sydney Brenner quotes [10/20/2011 10:10:56]
So that's when I saw the DNA model for the first time, in the Cavendish, and that's when I saw that this was it. And in a flash you just knew that this was very fundamental.
More Sydney Brenner quotes [10/20/2011 10:10:03]
I also became interested in chemistry and gradually accumulated enough test tubes and other glassware to do chemical experiments, using small quantities of chemicals purchased from a pharmacy supply house.More Sydney Brenner quotes [10/20/2011 10:10:07]

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