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Peter Agre Quotes

Peter Agre Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Peter Agre
Type:
Scientist
Nationality:
American
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Birth year:

  • 1
    Following my junior year in high school, I went on a camping trip through Russia in a group led by Horst Momber, a young language teacher from Roosevelt. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
  • 2
    In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a bill opening one half million square miles of territory in the western United States for settlement. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
  • 3
    It is a remarkable honor to receive a Nobel Prize, because it not only recognizes discoveries, but also their usefulness to the advancement of fundamental science. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
  • 4
    Johns Hopkins introduced me to two defining events in my life: commitment to biomedical research and meeting my future wife, Mary. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
  • 5
    My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom's cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
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    My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
  • 7
    Our lab had always refrained from keeping our studies secret. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
  • 8
    The Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins was founded and directed by Tom Pollard, an engaging young scientist with remarkable energy and enthusiasm. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
  • 9
    The long, cold Minnesota winters instilled in me a fascination for exotic far off places; I aspired toward a career in tropical diseases and world health problems. Peter_AgrePeter Agre
  • 10
    We always had lutefisk for Christmas dinner, after which Dad read from the Norwegian Bible. Peter_AgrePeter Agre