After Vincent genetic test:

Vincent: What about the interview?

Dr. Lamar: That was it.


Basically GATTACA  is a movie about a future where your DNA becomes your Curriculum Vitae.

What does “GATTACA” means?

In the movie, it is the name of the facility where the action occurs, and apparently, it was the better way that was found by the creators of the movie for arranging the four “bases”  in the DNA (Adenine, Guanine, Cytosine and Thymine) in such a way that it sounds like a name.

The title sequences highlight these letters that represent the nitrogen bases in the DNA:



GATTACA main message is:

“There is no gen for the human spirit”



For additional information about this movie, please visit the Moviecular Biology page.


Moviecular Biology Page Updated: Jurassic Park



John Hammonds: “- All major theme parks have had delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, nothing worked, nothing!”


Dr. Ian Malcolm– “But John, but if the Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the Pirates do not eat the tourists.”







“If there is one thing the history of evolution has taught us it’s that life will not be contained. Life breaks free, expands to new territory, and crashes through barriers, painfully, maybe even dangerously.”




Is the premise of the dinosaur’s DNA obtained from the mosquito possible?


What is the Lysine Contingency?


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