Wash U Genome Institute to Lay off 54 Staffers in Wake of 23 Percent NHGRI Funding Cut | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated from a previous version, published Sept. 30, to clarify the status of Genome Institute employees affiliated with Washington University's medical school.

Washington University’s Genome Institute said last week that it has laid off 54 employees, or around 17 percent of its staff, as it anticipates a 23 percent reduction in 2012 funding from the National Human Genome Research Institute's large-scale sequencing program.

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