NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Broad Institute says cramped quarters at its three existing Cambridge, Mass., sites prompted it to sign a 10-year lease for 80,000 square feet less than 10 minutes away in the same city.

Broad is set to move some of its operations and staff into part of 301 Binney St., "during the late summer of 2010," Nicole Davis, a spokeswoman for the institute, told GenomeWeb Daily News. "We're pretty tight on space right now, so we're expanding."

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