Counting on the future

January 6, 2006

A prepositional change in my piece on academic and other tenure (Opinion, December 16) seems to have made it appear that I "presently" have 75 postdocs. This is, of course, the lifetime number (at an average of two or three a year over 25 to 35 years) that might reasonably pass through a lab of my type. The current team can be counted at http:/// .

Douglas Kell
Director of the Centre for Integrative Systems Biology
Manchester University

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