By a GenomeWeb staff reporter NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter's president has issued a letter to employees informing them that 8 percent of the company's workforce will be laid off as part of the company's restructuring.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer reduced its number of employees by 72 as part of a restructuring plan during its recently completed second quarter, the company disclosed this week.
German molecular diagnostics firm Epigenomics today reported that its first-half revenues increased 1 percent year over year, and the firm is implementing a restructuring that will include cutting its staff by nearly half.
The firm's lab services revenues were hurt by lower sample volume, but were partially offset by a higher average price per sample. Celera also announced a restructuring program intended to cut costs by $10 million next year.
Undoing Obamacare protections could affect people's willingness to undergo genetic testing, Sarah Lawrence College's Laura Hercher and the University of Iowa College of Law's Anya Prince write at BuzzFeed News.