Being a Scientist: Synthetic Biologist

Honestly, I’m not sure I know what a “synthetic biologist” is. I think the term is something that the people doing it make up as they go along – like their organisms.

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Being a Scientist: Genomicist

This probably qualifies as Mike and I making fun of ourselves as we have both done/do genome-wide experiments. Some of us work in places with the word “Genome” in their name. Dear colleagues, please remember this is satire. Sort of.

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Being a Scientist: Creationism Edition

In honor of the great state of Missouri, birthplace of my doctorate and my eldest child (not in that order):

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Being a Scientist: Computational Biologist

When your field publishes papers with sections entitled “Simulated Data”, something like this is bound to happen. I’m pretty sure we had to rescue this one from the break room trash. Being sensitive or living up to the computer nerd limited sense of humor stereotype?

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Being a Scientist: Systems Biologist

This one may be a little out of date, but the years of my PhD was the a real purple patch for anyone who could coax a computer into drawing a scale-free hairball of whatever “interactome” you could get your hands on.

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