University of Utah

Excerpt of an article published by The Salt Lake Tribune on sequestration’€™s impact to research institutions in Utah. Paul Fraughton | The Salt Lake Tribune Carl Thummel was about $200,000 short. The University of Utah professor of human genetics had already won the money, about one-third of his lab’€™s annual budget, from the National Institutes of Health. It was due to begin paying out in December ’€” just as the country went off the so-called fiscal cliff. More than six months later, the money still hadn’€™t come, the victim of federal budget cuts known as sequestration. So he cut his own salary by 25 percent, as well as his technicians’€™ pay. “They’€™re putting their salaries on the...
Excerpt of an article published by The Salt Lake Tribune on sequestration’€™s impact to research institutions in Utah. Paul Fraughton | The Salt Lake Tribune Carl Thummel was about $200,000 short. The University of Utah professor of human genetics had already won the money, about one-third of his lab’€™s annual budget, from the National Institutes of Health. It was due to begin paying out in December ’€” just as the country went off the so-called fiscal cliff. More than six months later, the money still hadn’€™t come, the victim of federal budget cuts known as sequestration. So he cut his own salary by 25 percent, as well as his technicians’€™ pay. “They’€™re putting their salaries on the...