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Rockefeller's Star Lured to San Diego Company

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Science  07 Dec 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5549, pp. 2083-2085
DOI: 10.1126/science.294.5549.2083

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A crystallographer who leads a public consortium, Stephen Burley surprised colleagues by taking a private-sector job--and taking National Institutes of Health funds with him. His switch from academia to industry raises questions about the propriety of mixing public and private funds and ways to ensure public access to key biological data.