FEATURE: Push Towards Entrepreneurship Raises Eyebrows Among Academic Purists | GenomeWeb

WASHINGTON, May 2 – When North Carolina State University initiated its new bioinformatics center in March, several leading industry executives were prominently in attendance. Their commitment to the institute, including promises to fund research and offer graduate student internships, underscores a growing fact of life in the life science community: The line between academia and industry is becoming increasingly blurred.

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