Databases GDB Woes in Spotlight When HSC Fires Cuticchia | GenomeWeb

The GDB Human Genome Database has never enjoyed truly smooth sailing. But its problems worsened late last year when the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto fired GDB director Jamie Cuticchia, claiming misappropriation of the GDB domain name, which was transferred to a non-profit company in Maryland. HSC has sued Cuticchia and colleagues Connie Talbot, Gregg Silk, and Chris Porter; Silk and Porter have also been fired. Cuticchia contends that the hospital had granted permission for the transfer.

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