From academic solos to industrial symphonies

Article metrics

Academic researchers often need to stand out to advance, but the corporate world calls for team players. Moving from one world to the other can be a culture shock.

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.

Author information

Correspondence to Gwen Acton or Alicia Gómez-Yafal or Emily Walsh.

Ethics declarations

Competing interests

The authors declare no competing financial interests.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Acton, G., Gómez-Yafal, A. & Walsh, E. From academic solos to industrial symphonies. Nat Biotechnol 30, 585–587 (2012) doi:10.1038/nbt.2245

Download citation