Watson Abruptly Quits From Cold Spring Harbor Lab in Wake of Racist Remarks | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — James Watson this morning resigned as chancellor and board member of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, two weeks after comments he made that blacks are genetically inferior to whites sparked widespread public condemnation.

He disclosed his decision in a rambling e-mail six days after CSHL suspended him from his duties as chancellor as a result of his “racist” remarks.

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