Accelrys Lays off 50 San Diego Employees in Reorganization

Accelrys has laid off 50 of its San Diego-based employees in an effort to consolidate its product development efforts, according to company spokesman Jim Rivas.

Accelrys, which is scheduled to spin off from the drug discovery business of parent company Pharmacopeia at the end of the quarter, currently maintains R&D centers in Cambridge, UK, and Bangalore, India, in addition to San Diego.

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