Genetic predetermination

Back in February 1996 I gave a talk at the University of Alberta Biochemistry department on the synthesis and characterisation of fluorescent moolecules for the labelling of proteins in muscle. At the end of the talk a man introduced himself to me as being another James Craik who was also a dye chemist. At that point he joked maybe there was a genetic predetermination to Craiks being dye chemists! Now Craik is a rarish surname but I know that a branches of our family have from time to time emigrated to Noerth America from Southern Scotland (where we all seem to hail from) but what would be the chances of same name and same (obscure?) job in the same out of the way place in Canada at the same time? James Craik Former Dye Chemist. (Now a resident of New Zealand)
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Date submitted:Sat, 06 Oct 2018 02:32:20 +0000Coincidence ID:10112