Evercore analysts set a price target of $30.50 for the company and said they see opportunities in DNA synthesis, NGS tools, pharmaceuticals, and DNA data storage.
The R&D collaboration will examine a Western Digital theory that moving computational power closer to large genomic datasets can speed up analysis.
Aside from its core synthetic biology business, the company has expanded into NGS and is looking to move into drug discovery and DNA data storage.
Technology Review reports on startup Catalog Technologies' prototype to store data as DNA.
With $93M in new funding, large-scale storage vendor Qumulo is making a deeper push into life sciences, supporting research and clinical genomics alike.
University of Washington researchers are collecting pictures from people to encode in DNA to explore its use as data storage device, Wired reports.
The new partnership between Cloudian, OnRamp Bioinformatics, and ScaleMatrix seeks to cut the costs and processing time of sequencing analysis.
Microsoft is exploring using DNA as a data storage device, Technology Review reports.
A comparison of single-cell RNA sequencing profiles from more than 1,000 fresh or frozen samples suggests cryopreservation does not alter general transcriptome patterns.
The combined product includes Edico’s Dragen bioinformatics processor integrated into a Dell server, as well as Dell EMC’s Isilon storage.
The nonprofit Biden Cancer Initiative is suspending its operations, according to the Associated Press.
Researchers examine how white nationalists handle personal genetic ancestry results that conflict with their racist worldview, the New York Times reports.
NPR speaks with research participants before and after they learn their APOE E4 status, which affects their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
In PLOS this week: genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii strains, Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus uncovered in Sudan, and more.