“She collected her samples from geographically isolated populations, processed them to a high degree of chemical purity, then dropped them under the freezer.”

"It's not just his style. His molecular biology is also stuck in the 80s."

“The journal rejected our manuscript - but the editors suggested it might make a good tweet.”

“Mark my words, Brother Mendel! Someday students will learn of a simple monk who changed the world through his classic lemur breeding experiments!”

“All I know is that her ligation reactions work every time.”

“My ‘Eureka!’ moment? It was frustrating and mostly fruitless and lasted three years.”

“I know I have big shoes to fill, but in the meantime can we get some smaller gloves?”

“The constant affirmation doesn’t make up for the lack of publication.”

"The NIH emailed to say they'd like a little more justification on the $4K for chew toys in the materials budget."