Blog: On the Road at the Opening of Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code



It’s been a busy few days in Washington, DC. On Wednesday, Greg Lucier was on Capitol Hill for the release of a report on the impact of genomics on the US economy, and the US Supreme Court ruled that our genes, as found in nature, are not eligible for patent protection (synthetic DNA, or cDNA, is patentable). With these new additions to the public conversation about genetics, timing couldn’t be more perfect for the opening of the new exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) – Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code.Read More

Date Posted: 06/14/13

Blog: The DNA Economy: Two-Day Digital Health Summit



Dave Daly, Head of Oncology, Medical Sciences at Life Technologies and Samir Damani, MD, Founder and CEO at MD Revolutions, will kick off day two of The Digital Health Summer Summit with their presentation, “The DNA Economy,” June 14 at the Omni Hotel in San Diego. Read More

Date Posted: 06/05/13

Blog: National Business Group on Health Honors Life Technologies



The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, today honored Life Technologies for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging its workers and families to pursue and maintain healthy lifestyles. Read More

Date Posted: 05/23/13

Blog: The Top 5 DNA Question Asked and Answered



Ever wonder what the top 5 DNA FAQ's are? Get the answers from the award wining Life Technologies support team?Read More

Date Posted: 05/09/13

Blog: Life Technologies Supports Global Effort to Help Accelerate Emergency Screening of Avian Influenza (H7N9) Virus



Life Technologies is stepping up efforts to help public health laboratories in China and across the globe monitor the spread of the Avian influenza (H7N9) virus, which has claimed the lives of 23 people to date. To support this global need, the company is increasing production of its reagents and shipping them to labs around the world.Read More

Date Posted: 04/30/13

Blog: Happy DNA Day!



Today is a pretty special day in the world of science and genetics – 60 years ago today James Watson & Francis Crick published their paper about the structure of DNA, changing everything about the way we think about the building blocks of life. April 25 is also momentous in that on this day in 2003 it was declared that the Human Genome Project was completed. Read More

Date Posted: 04/25/13

Blog: Webinars: a convenient way to learn new things



Webinars are a convenient way to learn new things. Access lectures, workshops or seminars online and improve your knowledge and skills.Read More

Date Posted: 04/23/13

Blog: Peter Drain, PhD on the EVOS® microscope by AMG



In this video Peter Drain, PhD talks about the features and using the EVOS® cell imaging system.Read More

Date Posted: 04/18/13

Blog: NIH Director Francis Collins Visits Life Technologies



The Carlsbad offices welcomed a very distinguished visitor on Thursday, April 11: NIH director Dr. Francis Collins. Read More

Date Posted: 04/15/13

Blog: Life Off the Grid



Life Technologies’ first fuel cell project has been such a success that less than six months after the Carlsbad, California system went on-line we have installed a second Bloom Energy fuel cell system...Read More

Date Posted: 04/11/13