Epigenomics Cutting Jobs, Moving East

Xconomy Seattle — 

Epigenomics, the Germany-based diagnostics company with its U.S. headquarters in Seattle, said today it is restructuring operations and planning to move its U.S. headquarters to the East Coast in 2012. The company said it plans to cut 39 jobs, and retain about 45 staff at the end of 2011. Epigenomics said it is making the moves as it prepares to introduce a new colorectal cancer diagnostic test.