Quotes and Sayings about Genetics



"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."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Genetics, Influence, Project, Study)

"With the absence of a flu vaccination last year, I did not take a flu shot; but there is still some immunity that carries over from year to year; but about every 30 years, there is a major change in the genetics of the flu virus."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Change, Absence, Genetics, Years)

"I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Character, Adultery, Blame, Dishonesty, Flaws, Genetics, Homosexuality)

"Genetics is crude, but neuroscience goes directly to work on the brain, and the mind follows."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Work, Genetics, Mind)

"The neuroscience area - which is absolutely in its infancy - is much more important than genetics."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Genetics)

"With our knowledge of modern-day genetics, we realize that it was possible for God to place the potential for all people throughout history into the genes of Adam and Eve when He created them."
- Walter Lang
(Related: History, God, People, Knowledge, Genetics, Potential)

"I decided that the University of Sussex in Brighton was a good place for this work because it had a strong tradition in bacterial molecular genetics and an excellent reputation in biology."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Work, Genetics, Reputation, Tradition, University)

"Most intellectuals today have a phobia of any explanation of the mind that invokes genetics."
- Steven Pinker
(Related: Genetics, Intellectuals, Mind, Today)

"I'm one of those people you hate because of genetics. It is the truth."
- Brad Pitt
(Related: Truth, People, Genetics, Hate)

"Genetics is about how information is stored and transmitted between generations."
- John M. Smith
(Related: Generations, Genetics, Information)

"We recognized in 1996 that, with progress in the field of genetics accelerating at a breathtaking pace, we need to ensure that advances in treatment and prevention of disease do not constitute a new basis for discrimination."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: Progress, Discrimination, Disease, Genetics, Prevention, Treatment)

"The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor."
- Alvin Toffler
(Related: Computers, Genetics, Talking)