Being awkward like a pro
While studying Dbio, I learned that there is a protein called Smaug. Hmmm…
So then I read a little further in Developmental Biology by Scott Gilbert and it says, “Smaug (yes, it’s named after the dragon in Lord of the Rings) is an RNA-binding protein often involved in repressing translation” (Gilberts, 206).
UHHH SMAUG ISN’T IN THE LORD OF THE RINGS, HE’S IN THE HOBBIT, COME ON NOW!
I guess this post makes me a nerd on two levels.
Today was my last first day of college classes.
I had developmental bio, virology and a fiction class. In my fiction class, I only spoke twice. The second time, the professor asked why a character in one of the stories we read would be looking for Worcestershire sauce so early in the morning.
I raised my hand.
“She’s making a Bloody Mary…
Not that I would know.”
I think I am starting off the semester on the right foot.