layoffs Progenity to Cut Workforce as Third-Party Payor Seeks $27.4M for Alleged Overpayment The firm said it will dispute the claim of overpayment and will separately negotiate with the undisclosed payor for in-network status. Ancestry Lays off 6 Percent of Employees due to Consumer Slump CEO Margo Georgiadis said that the company has "seen a slowdown in consumer demand across the entire DNA category." 23andMe Lays off 100 Employees Across Consumer Business The layoffs occurred across 23andMe's consumer business, which is being restructured, but did not impact its therapeutics business. Veritas Genetics Halts US Operations, Lays Off More Than 30 In a Twitter message dated Dec. 4, the company said it is suspending its US operations for the time being "due to an unexpected adverse financing situation." Illumina to Lay Off 58 Employees The firm disclosed to the state of California that it plans to lay off 42 employees in San Diego and 16 employees in Foster City. May 24, 2019 Helix, DNA Test Providers Discuss Challenges of App Marketplace Model Premium May 21, 2019 Helix Reduces Workforce, Closes Offices Amid Strategic Shift Jan 23, 2019 Microbial Genomics Firm uBiome Lays Off 55 Employees Jan 9, 2019 Canon BioMedical Ceases Operations Jun 22, 2018 Roche to Close NimbleGen Site, Lay Off 79 by Mid-2020 May 31, 2018 3D Signatures Lays Off Employees, Will Declare Bankruptcy Jan 19, 2018 Claritas Genomics Shuts Down Operations Sep 5, 2017 Rosetta Genomics Announces Layoffs Aug 11, 2017 NantHealth Lays Off 300 as It Posts 17 Percent Decline in Q2 Revenues Jul 4, 2017 Interleukin Shutting Down Genetic Testing Program, Lays Off Staff Jan 7, 2017 Cancer Genetics Lays Off Staff Jan 6, 2017 Counsyl Lays Off Oncology Sales Team Dec 15, 2016 Roche's Ventana Lays Off 84 in Bid to Address Business Challenges Apr 8, 2016 Counsyl Lays Off 27 Employees Mar 23, 2016 Interpace Announces Additional Job Cuts as Part of Restructuring Feb 12, 2016 RainDance Reorganizes, Focusing on New Products for Single-Cell Analysis, Linked Reads for Phasing Jan 11, 2016 Sequenom Reports Prelim 2015 Earnings Below Analyst Estimates Dec 7, 2015 GeneNews Borrows $400k, Lays Off 16 to Restructure Following IDL Woes Dec 2, 2015 Complete Genomics Laying off 186 Employees Dec 1, 2015 PDI Cuts Four Percent of Staff Ahead of Commercial Services Divestiture Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.