"I would encourage [young people] to send us [their] CV; if we know you are interested, we can always keep it on file and bear it in mind for positions when they are coming up," says Edward Mitchell, manager of the new Carl-Ivar Brändén Building in France.
"If some significant fraction of the NIH budget is going to large-scale projects, and a substantial fraction of each project's budget goes into informatics, that translates into a lot of jobs." --David States, professor of bioinformatics, University of Washington
I knew a little molecular biology, but I had no notion of what you could do experimentally. It reminded me of electronics, the idea that you had these tools to splice things together in an ordered way, that you could reengineer things in the cell to do something else. --Mark Goulian