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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Complete Genomics is laying off 55 employees in order to reduce its cash burn and has hired a financial advisor to explore strategic alternatives, the company said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific informed about 230 employees earlier this year that their jobs are being eliminated, the company disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission last week.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – WaferGen Bio-systems announced today a reorganization of its business, which resulted in the elimination of about 20 jobs during the first quarter.

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has formed two new divisions as part of a restructuring effort as it takes over some of the programs formerly run by the National Center for Research Resources.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Vermillion today announced a restructuring program to reduce headcount and expenses.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SQI Diagnostics announced after the close of the market on Wednesday that it is restructuring its business to focus on its Diagnostics Tools and Services business.

Qiagen reported after the close of the market Monday that it will cut between 8 percent and 10 percent of its global workforce in a reorganization intended to improve efficiency and resource allocation.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has reduced its headcount by about 890 through the first nine months of the year, including 450 during the third quarter, it disclosed in it quarterly earnings document filed today with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.