4 Bonnie Bassler Day Quotes

” What’s great about bacteria is you have a surprise every day waiting for you because they’re so fast, they grow overnight. “


” I remember the day we found the gene for the inter-species signaling molecule like it was yesterday. We got the gene, and we plugged it into a database. And we immediately saw that this gene was in an amazing number of species of bacteria. It was a huge moment of realization. “


” It’s a manic-depressive life. You run in here, you open your incubator, your experiment makes no sense, you think, ‘I hate this job.’ Then ten minutes later you think, ‘Well, now, maybe I’ll try this or I’ll try that.’ You do it because you know there will be an ‘a-ha!’ day. “


” I realized that lab research was the perfect path for me. It allowed me to spend every day figuring out mysteries/puzzles that have to do with what make us alive. What could be a bigger mystery or puzzle? “



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I remember the day we found the gene for the inter-species signaling molecule like it was yesterday. We got the gene, and we plugged it into a database. And we immediately saw that this gene was in an amazing number of species of bacteria. It was a huge moment of realization.


It
I realized that lab research was the perfect path for me. It allowed me to spend every day figuring out mysteries/puzzles that have to do with what make us alive. What could be a bigger mystery or puzzle?
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