May Brenner on Learning About Sydney Brenner’s Work
  May Brenner     Biography    
Recorded: 14 Jun 2005

I wasn’t educated enough in science to really understand what he was doing, I went to as many of his lectures as I could because while he was up there talking I understood. While he was talking and giving the wonderful examples of the or the little stories which would illuminate it was like this, I thought I understood. Then I came home and tried to tell the children; I realized how little I understood because I couldn’t retell it to the children.

May Brenner was married to Sydney Brenner from December 1952 until her death in January 2010. She was engaged in doing a Ph.D. in Psychology in London.