Molecular Assemblies 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. DNA Data Storage Alliance to Work on Interoperability, Industry Roadmap Illumina, Twist Bioscience, Western Digital, and Microsoft are teaming up with others to make DNA-based data storage technologies interoperable. Codexis, Molecular Assemblies Ink Enzyme Engineering Collaboration Agreement Molecular Assemblies will combine its chemistries with Codexis' enzyme improvement platform in order to create a process for the enzymatic synthesis of DNA. Molecular Assemblies Raising Cash, Awareness for Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Premium The San Diego-based DNA synthesis firm this week announced $12.2 million in Series A funding, but has plans to expand the round. Molecular Assemblies Raises $12.2M in Series A Financing The firm will use the funding to advance its enzymatic DNA synthesis technology, which has applications in life sciences, information storage, synthetic biology, and electronics. Jun 19, 2018 UC Berkeley Team Develops Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Method Premium Jun 4, 2015 Startup Molecular Assemblies Developing Novel Enzymatic DNA Synthesis Tech Premium Breaking News Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.