By bernardpossidente

Bernie Possidente is a biology professor at Skidmore College specializing in genetics and biological clocks courses and research. He wears black turtlenecks September through May and black mock-turtlenecks in the summer, a fashion trend he picked up at the age of ten from Illya Kuryakin on The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART III: DIALOGS 3-7

previous | next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Three (Season I, Episode 7: Down Neck). Tony is discussing Anthony Jr.’s behavior and evaluation for A.D.D. with his psychiatrist, Dr. Melfi. “You Are What You Are” Tony: “My son is doomed, right?” Dr. Melfi: “Why…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART III: DIALOGS 3-7

previous | next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Three (Season I, Episode 7: Down Neck). Tony is discussing Anthony Jr.’s behavior and evaluation for A.D.D. with his psychiatrist, Dr. Melfi. “You Are What You Are” Tony: “My son is doomed, right?” Dr. Melfi: “Why…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART II: DIALOG 2

previous | next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Two (Season I, Episode 7: Down Neck) “If It Helps You” Anthony Jr. and his friends are caught stealing communion wine from church after coming to gym class drunk. AJ is sent to the school psychologist…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART II: DIALOG 2

previous | next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. – – – Dialog Two (Season I, Episode 7: Down Neck) “If It Helps You” Anthony Jr. and his friends are caught stealing communion wine from church after coming to gym class drunk. AJ is sent to the school psychologist…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART I: DIALOG 1

next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. General Introduction There are twenty one explicit references to genetics and DNA in seasons one through six of HBO’s The Sopranos television series about a contemporary mafia family in Northern New Jersey. Five of these refer to forensic uses of genetics, but…

THE ROLE OF GENETIC DIALOGS IN THE SOPRANOS IN SIX PARTS – PART I: DIALOG 1

next Abstract In this series, twenty one dialogs that reference genetics from the six seasons of the HBO television series The Sopranos are cited and discussed, in chronological order, from the perspective of a fan who is a geneticist. The context of each citation with respect to the plot and characters will be the main focus of discussion. General Introduction There are twenty one explicit references to genetics and DNA in seasons one through six of HBO’s The Sopranos television series about a contemporary mafia family in Northern New Jersey. Five of these refer to forensic uses of genetics, but…