A Physicist-Turned-Biologist

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Science  07 Dec 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5549, pp. 2085
DOI: 10.1126/science.294.5549.2085

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Stephen Burley's switch from Rockefeller University to a start-up company (see main text) is not the first strategic shift in his career. After beginning in science as an undergraduate student of theoretical physics, he saw that biology, in particular crystallography, held better prospects.