NEW YORK, March 6 – DoubleTwist spokeswoman Nicole Litchfield said Tuesday the company laid off “around 20 people” last week, approximately 10 percent of its staff.

Litchfield said the layoffs were “part of a reorganization to gain efficiency after hiring about 120 people last year.”    

The layoffs were applied equally across the company, Litchfield said. DoubleTwist does not plan any further consolidations.

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