NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Broad Institute plans to lay off 22 employees at the end of March because of a decrease in funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for its genome sequencing center, according to a report from Boston.com that the institute confirmed for GenomeWeb Daily News.

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