Ginkgo Bioworks Holdings Inc (DNA) shares are experiencing movement on Wednesday. The stock seems to be retracing its steps after a 24% surge on Tuesday, which came after the announcement of a strategic partnership with Google Cloud.
On Tuesday, Ginkgo and Alphabet Inc’s Google Cloud (GOOG, GOOGL) revealed a five-year collaboration concentrating on the development and implementation of AI tools in the fields of biology and biosecurity.
Ginkgo will work on creating large language models (LLMs) employing Google Cloud’s Vertex AI platform, with a specific emphasis on genomics, protein function, and synthetic biology. These LLMs will assist customers in accelerating their innovation and discovery in various segments.
Google Cloud will be providing funding to support Ginkgo in achieving specific milestones over the next three years. Ginkgo intends to make Google Cloud its primary cloud services provider and will discuss this new partnership at the Google Cloud Next conference.
On Wednesday, the company announced its plans to hold an Investor Day on October 3. This event will showcase discussions with senior management regarding generative AI capabilities and investments in light of the Google Cloud partnership.
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DNA Price Action: Ginkgo shares closed Tuesday with a 24% gain. The stock reached a low of $2.11 on Wednesday morning but was only down 0.45% at $2.21 at the time of publication, according to Benzinga Pro.
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