NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Claire Fraser-Liggett has resigned as president of the Institute for Genomic Research and will leave TIGR on April 20, GenomeWeb has learned.
 
It was not immediately clear who will take her place at TIGR, which is a division of the J. Craig Venter Institute.
 
News of Fraser-Liggett’s departure was disclosed in an e-mail sent to JCVI colleagues by Craig Venter, JCVI president and CEO, which said she will leave “to pursue a new position.” 
 

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