Blog: Two Life Technologies Employees Speak at Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Conference



Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Conference
The three-day international Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine conference with a focus on therapeutics creates a common platform for the exchange of information about important findings in stem cell biology and clinical trials. The conference brings international experience from the fields of research and development, academia and business. Read More

Date Posted: 03/23/12

Blog: Three States of Fluorophore During Fluorescence



Three States of Fluorophore During Fluorescence
Fluorescence-based techniques - are valuable tools for studying cellular structure and function, and interactions of molecules in biological systems. Fluorescence is also important in the detection and quantitation of nucleic acids and proteins in gel electrophoresis, microarrays, and fluorescence spectroscopy.Read More

Date Posted: 03/23/12

Blog: Gibco Hero for the Month of June

Gibco 50th Anniversary

Congratulations Gibco Hero of the Month Dr. Yamanaka - We were honored to interview the father of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), about his journey and what he sees in the future for stem cell research.Read More

Date Posted: 10/13/11

Blog: Life Technologies Streamlines DNA Sequencing with New Reagent Kit

Ease-of-use and fewer steps decrease errors, significantly improving laboratory efficiencies

Life Technologies Corporation today announced the commercial availability of its newest advancement in capillary electrophoresis (CE) sequencing reagents with the BigDye® Direct Cycle Sequencing Kit. The kit, to be used with the company’s portfolio of Applied Biosystems™ Genetic Analyzers, simplifies the Sanger sequencing workflow by combining post-PCR cleanup and cycle sequencing into a single step and allows reads as close as one base from the primer using POP-7™ polymer.Read More

Date Posted: 03/07/11

Blog: West Coast Represents for DNA Sequencing



This week, California is center-stage in the DNA sequencing world. As we noted yesterday, the Human Genomics – The Next 10 Years conference is occurring in La Jolla, near San Diego, and up the road in San Francisco, the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference is starting today.Read More

Date Posted: 02/23/11

Blog: Life Technologies Takes the Stage at Human Genomics Conference



Starting tonight, Life Technologies is participating in Human Genomics – The Next 10 Years, a conference sponsored by Nature and the J. Craig Venter Institute that will focus on the promises of human genomics for the next ten years. Read More

Date Posted: 02/21/11

Blog: Life Technologies Employees Volunteer 35,000 Hours in 2010



As part of Life Technologies' Giving Back at Life program, today our employees reached 35,000 hours of total volunteer time surpassing the goal set for the year by 40%.

The photo to the left shows Life Technologies CEO, Greg Lucier, with some Carlsbad-based employees at Global Volunteer Day, a day of giving help every year in May.Read More

Date Posted: 12/21/10

Blog: Mark Stevenson on Sequencing at the Tipping Point



Last week Life Technologies hosted the first annual Sequencing at the Tipping Point conference in San Diego. Mark Stevenson offers his thoughts on the meeting.Read More

Date Posted: 12/10/10

Blog: Supporting Science with the First National U.S. Science Festival



October will mark the United States’ first national science festival with the launch of the USA Science & Engineering Festival. Over a million attendees are expected to enjoy science-themed concerts, events, and hands-on science activities at the main festival in Washington, D.C., or satellite festivals in 20 other states.Read More

Date Posted: 09/29/10

Blog: Can We Now Predict Diabetic Heart Disease?



Scientists believe they have identified a molecule that could help predict type 2 diabetes and identify those people with the condition that are most at risk of developing heart and circulatory disease.Read More

Date Posted: 09/17/10