Building a sustainable career in science

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Establishing a successful academic career in the age of 'big science'.

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The authors thank the postdocs and faculty at Rockefeller University for participating in their survey. We thank David Roth for discussions. The postdoc retreat was organized by the Rockefeller Univeristy Post-Doctoral Association.

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Singhvi, A., Sachdev, P. Building a sustainable career in science. Nat Biotechnol 28, 378–379 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt0410-378

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