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 Fremont, Calif.-based firm said additional cost-cutting measures are being implemented, but it didn't provide details.

According to a recent 10-K filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, WaferGen ended 2011 with 54 employees, including 52 full-time employees.

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