Twist Bioscience has appointed Nelson Chan to its board of directors. Chan has been an advisor to Twist for the last 18 months for the firm's DNA data storage business. Chan is also chairman of the board at Synaptics and Adesto, as well as executive chairman of HZO. He previously served as CEO of Magellan and has also held various senior management roles at SanDisk Corporation. Chan will replace Paul Conley, managing director of Paladin Capital Group, who has served on Twist's board since 2013.