Blog: Whole Genome Sequencing of Triple Negative Breast Cancer Reveals Previously Unreported Mutations

Study demonstrates power and potential of next generation sequencing for cancer research

Whole genome sequencing has revealed previously unreported mutations in metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), according to a study published by the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics.Read More

Date Posted: 12/06/12

Blog: Make Life Easier To Manage With The Instruments & Services Portal

Instruments & Services Portal

Introducing the new, award-winning, free online tool that enables easier management of your instrument(s). The Instruments & Services Portal lets you manage instrument use and care, allows faster response to requests for service or service quotes, and instant sharing of key instrument and service information with your colleagues.Read More

Date Posted: 12/05/12

Blog: San Diego Sustainability Leaders, Advocacy Groups Will Gather for Educational Event and Fuel Cell Showcase on Clean Energy Technology


This evening San Diego sustainability professionals, members of the local business community and clean energy advocacy groups will gather at Life Technologies’ Carlsbad headquarters for an educational event to showcase its recently installed fuel cell system and highlight the benefits it delivers to reduce energy costs and the company’s carbon footprint.Read More

Date Posted: 12/04/12

Blog: An Imminent Threat To Your Critical Research

The NIH will lose $2.5 billion on January 2, 2013—unless we act now.

The Budget Control Act (BCA)—passed last year—requires Congress and the President to agree on an additional $1.2 trillion in US budget cuts by the end of 2012. A deal has not yet been reached, and if they do not come to an agreement the federal government must implement sequestration—automatic, across-the-board spending cuts.Read More

Date Posted: 12/03/12

Blog: A Plant Science Interview And Webinar With Franziska Turck, PhD At Max Planck Institute for Plant Research

Plant Science

Dr. Franziska Turck, PhD, and published research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research answers questions about her published Plant Physiology paper and will present a live webinar December 5th.Read More

Date Posted: 11/30/12

Blog: Cyber Monday with Life Technologies

Exclusive Holiday Deal

Cyber Monday has become a tradition and this year Life Technologies wants to celebrate with you. For the first time, Life Technologies is offering an exclusive deal for Cyber Monday. Buy any...Read More

Date Posted: 11/16/12

Blog: Life Technologies Sponsors Algae Biofuel Powered Motorcycle in Baja 1000


For the first time in the 45-year history of the Baja 1000 off-road race in Baja California, Mexico a biodiesel-fueled bike – sponsored in part by Life Technologies - will compete in the race.Read More

Date Posted: 11/14/12

Blog: Life Technologies at ASHG 2012: Art Meets Science as the QuantStudio™ 3D Digital PCR System was Launched

ASHG 2012

As part of this year’s American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, Life Technologies hosted the Explore Art and Science event at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art where the QuantStudio™ 3D Digital PCR System was also launched. Read More

Date Posted: 11/13/12

Blog: Thanks To Veterans Everywhere, From Life Technologies

Veterans Day

Yesterday was Veterans Day. Here at Life Technologies, we recognize the sacrifices made by veterans in all of the countries where we have a presence; we know that the idea of serving one’s nation is a noble one that crosses borders, and we’re proud to recognize all of the veterans working for Life Technologies around the globe.Read More

Date Posted: 11/12/12

Blog: Life Technologies Named To Civic 50 List Of Top Community-Minded U.S. Companies

Focus on Community

Life Technologies has been selected by the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light as one of the top community-minded companies in the U.S. Read More

Date Posted: 11/09/12