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The long game of tenure

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M.Y.V. and T.J.T. jointly contributed to the conceptualization, writing, edits and revisions.

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Correspondence to Todd J. Treangen.

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Treangen, T.J., Vardi, M.Y. The long game of tenure. Nat Biotechnol 41, 1373–1374 (2023).

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