synthetic genomics CSIRO Develops Software to Detect Foreign DNA Without Reference Genomes Premium The INSIDER algorithm, which grew out of SARS-CoV-2 variant research, looks for shifts in k-mer signatures to streamline the search for novel genomic patterns. Codex DNA Q2 Revenues Rise 76 Percent The revenue increase was related to new products and a rise in royalties and collaboration research program revenue, according to the firm. Codex DNA Closes $122.7M IPO The San Diego-based synthetic nucleic acids company, formerly known as SGI-DNA, sold approximately 7.7 million shares at an offering price of $16 per share. Twist Bioscience Q2 Revenues Grow 62 Percent The synthetic DNA manufacturer missed the consensus Wall Street estimate for loss per share but beat analysts' estimate on the top line. 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. Apr 12, 2021 Piper Sandler Initiates Coverage of Twist Bioscience, Codexis With Overweight Ratings Feb 23, 2021 DNA Script Exclusively Licenses Modified DNA Printing Technology From Baseclick Feb 5, 2021 Twist Bioscience Reveals MRD Testing Applications, Regeneron Genotyping Project Premium Feb 4, 2021 Twist Bioscience Fiscal Q1 Revenues Grow 64 Percent; JP Morgan Downgrades to Underweight Dec 16, 2020 Sherlock Biosciences Receives $5M Gates Foundation Grant for COVID-19 Self-Test Dec 3, 2020 Twist Bioscience Prices Upsized $300M Public Offering Dec 2, 2020 Twist Bioscience Proposes $250M Public Offering Nov 23, 2020 Twist Bioscience Plots Continued Growth With NGS Product Push Into Ag-Bio, Cancer Dx Premium Aug 11, 2020 JP Morgan, Cowen, William Blair Initiate Coverage of Berkeley Lights Aug 6, 2020 Twist Bioscience Q3 Revenues Grow 56 Percent Jun 4, 2020 Twist Bioscience Prices $100M Stock Offering May 21, 2020 Genomic, Synthetic Bio Platforms Power COVID-19 Antibody Discovery at Vanderbilt Lab Premium May 20, 2020 Omics-Driven Drug Discovery Firm Octant Raises $30M in Series A Financing Round May 7, 2020 Twist Bioscience Q2 Revenues Increase 42 Percent May 4, 2020 Researchers Rapidly Reconstruct SARS-CoV-2 Virus Using Synthetic Genomics Feb 7, 2020 With Agilent Litigation Gone, Twist Bioscience Sees Long-Term Growth in Biopharma, DNA Data Storage Premium Feb 6, 2020 Twist Bioscience Shares Soar on Speculation of Lawsuit Settlement With Agilent Jan 7, 2020 Genome Editors Begin Lining Up for Inscripta's Onyx Platform Premium Dec 12, 2019 Twist Bioscience Teases Products for Liquid Biopsy Market, Biopharma Collaborations Premium Dec 11, 2019 Twist Bioscience Fiscal Q4 Revenues Increase 87 Percent Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.