Synthetic Biology Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Dutch DNA Biotech The news comes less than a week after Ginkgo announced its plan to merge with SPAC Soaring Eagle Acquisition in order to go public. Twist Bioscience Hits Technical Milestone for DNA Data Storage Premium The company has started making 200 base pair oligos on its so-called 1 μm chip, the penultimate step towards commercially viable DNA data storage. Twist Bioscience Q2 Revenues Grow 62 Percent The synthetic DNA manufacturer missed the consensus Wall Street estimate for loss per share but beat analysts' estimate on the top line. Twist Bioscience, Vivlion Partner on Guide RNA Libraries for CRISPR Applications Germany-based Vivlion will purchase Twist's oligo pools and convert them into guide RNA libraries for gene editing using its proprietary technology. Molecular Assemblies Extends Series A Financing Round by $11.8M The enzymatic DNA synthesis company added money from new and existing investors to a 2019 $12.2 million Series A round led by iSelect Fund. Apr 14, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Pure Biologics Partner on Antibody Discovery for Immunoncology Apr 12, 2021 Piper Sandler Initiates Coverage of Twist Bioscience, Codexis With Overweight Ratings Mar 18, 2021 DNA Script Preparing Launch of Benchtop Enzymatic Synthesizer for 'DNA on Demand' Premium Mar 2, 2021 Twist Bioscience, Watchmaker Genomics Partner on High-Throughput NGS Applications Feb 23, 2021 DNA Script Exclusively Licenses Modified DNA Printing Technology From Baseclick Feb 5, 2021 Twist Bioscience Reveals MRD Testing Applications, Regeneron Genotyping Project Premium Feb 4, 2021 Twist Bioscience Fiscal Q1 Revenues Grow 64 Percent; JP Morgan Downgrades to Underweight Jan 4, 2021 Evercore ISI Downgrades Twist Bioscience to In-Line Rating Dec 16, 2020 Sherlock Biosciences Receives $5M Gates Foundation Grant for COVID-19 Self-Test Dec 3, 2020 Twist Bioscience Prices Upsized $300M Public Offering Dec 2, 2020 Twist Bioscience Proposes $250M Public Offering Nov 23, 2020 Twist Bioscience Plots Continued Growth With NGS Product Push Into Ag-Bio, Cancer Dx Premium Nov 23, 2020 Twist Bioscience Fiscal Q4 Revenues More Than Double Nov 12, 2020 Berkeley Lights Q3 Revenues Grow 16 Percent Nov 12, 2020 4basebio Q3 Revenues Down 5 Percent, Firm Approves Spinoff of DNA Manufacturing Business Oct 20, 2020 SVB Leerink Initiates Coverage of Twist Bioscience With Market Perform Rating Oct 13, 2020 Twist Bioscience, Neogene Therapeutics Partner to Develop Personalized CAR T Cells, TCR Therapies Oct 5, 2020 Berkeley Lights Helps Researchers Connect Genomic, Functional Characteristics of Cells Premium Sep 14, 2020 Ansa Biotechnologies Raises $7.9M in Seed Funding Sep 9, 2020 Evonetix Extends DNA Synthesis Partnership With Semiconductor Firm Analog Devices Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem Q3 Revenues Nearly Double on Clinical Lab Testing Demand Liquid Biopsy MRD Research at ASCO Showcases Uses in Variety of Tumor Types, Indications New Liquid Biopsy Data at ASCO Highlights Commercial Push Into Early Cancer Detection Novel Locus Tied to Rheumatic Heart Disease in Black Africans Hummingbird Bioscience, Novogene Partner to ID Cancer Patients With NRG1 Fusions in China Biocept, Cleared4 Partner to Provide COVID-19 Testing, Management Service The Scan Delta Variant Spread CNBC reports the Delta variant now makes up more than 6 percent of SARS-CoV-2 infections in the US and 60 percent in the UK. Drug Approval Sparks Resignation Stat News reports a member of a US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has resigned following the approval of aducanumab. Senate Passes Tech, Research Bill The New York Times reports the US Senate has passed a bill that would provide hundreds of billions of dollars for research and development. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on DeepFun, gutSMASH, COVID-19 Data Portal In Nucleic Acids Research this week: deep learning approach to gauge consequence of non-coding variants, way to predict primary metabolic gene clusters, and more.