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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.

In Nature this week: synthetic Escherichia coli genome with fewer codons, and more.

The company will offer 3.75 million shares of its common stock at $21 per share.

The company will use the proceeds to expand its R&D capabilities and its commercial operations.

During the second quarter of fiscal 2019, the firm took orders for genes, libraries, and oligonucleotide pools from about 780 customers.

For the quarter ended March 31, Twist reported $13.6 million in revenues, up from $6.2 million during the same period last year.

The company launched last month with initial financing of $35 million and licenses to CRISPR and synthetic biology technology from the Broad and Harvard.

The partnership follows a strategic collaboration between Twist and LakePharma, announced last week, that involves the same technology.

The Economist explores potential uses of synthetic biology to alter what proteins are produced.

The company has initial financing of $35 million, and has licensed its foundational SHERLOCK and INSPECTR technologies from the Broad and Harvard, respectively.

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New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.

A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.

Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.

In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.