Jeff Morris used to play in a heavy metal band but is now a BEACON postdoctoral researcher in Rich Lenski’s lab. As he explains in this video, “Being an independent musician pre-adapts you for what you’re going to have to do as a scientist… there’s nobody standing over your shoulder making you work, and you’re going to have to work very very hard to get anywhere.”
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