BIND s Funding Woes Raise Recurrent Issue of Long-Term Informatics Support | GenomeWeb

A funding crisis at Canada's Blueprint Initiative serves as proof that many bioinformatics public efforts — including those with large amounts of proteomics data — are on shaky ground when it comes to long-term sustainability.

The non-profit Blueprint Initiative last week laid off 33 people, around half of its staff, as it faces the expiration of its primary grant from Genome Canada on June 30.

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