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Sydney Brenner

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In my second year, after moving to the Medical School, I began the courses of Anatomy and Physiology. I had begun to see that I was interested in cells and their functions.

— Sydney Brenner

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Living most of the time in a world created mostly in one's head, does not make for an easy passage in the real world.

— Sydney Brenner

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He told me that Francis Crick and Jim Watson had solved the structure of DNA, so we decided to go across to Cambridge to see it. This was in April of 1953.

— Sydney Brenner

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I completed the first three years of primary school in one year and was admitted to the local school the age of six directly into the fourth year, some two years younger than all my contemporaries.

— Sydney Brenner

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I set up a laboratory in the Department of Physiology in the Medical School in South Africa and begin to try to find a bacteriophage system which we might use to solve the genetic code.

— Sydney Brenner

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Many have gone on to do important scientific work but all remember those wonderful times when we and our science were young and our excitement in meeting new challenges knew no bounds.

— Sydney Brenner

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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.

— Sydney Brenner

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The modern computer hovers between the obsolescent and the nonexistent.

— Sydney Brenner

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There was still food rationing in England and life was difficult all through my 2 year stay in Oxford.

— Sydney Brenner

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If the same cell migrates to the auditory cortex it would develop functions related to hearing regardless of its genetic lineage. Then with Francis Crick Leslie Barnett and Richard J. Brenner wrote "A Life In Science" (ISBN 0-9540278-0-9) paperback publiSydney Brennerd by Biomed Central Ltd.

Brenner made significant contributions to work on the genetic code and other areas of molecular biology while working in the Medical Research Council Unit in Cambridge England.

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