NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Synthetic DNA firm Twist Bioscience announced today the completion of a $37 million Series C financing round. 

The round was led by Illumina. New investors Fidelity Management and Research and Foresite Capital Mangement also participated in the round, as did all existing investors including Nick and Joby Pritzker through their family's firm Tao Invest; Arch Invest Venture Partners; Paladin Capital Group; Yuri Milner; and other corporate and venture investors. 

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