Blog: Reduce Waste - Recycle Used Life Technologies Ion Chips

The Environmentally Friendly Ion Chip

The new Ion Chip Recycling Program - provides you with a free and convenient way to recycle your used Ion chips without having to leave the lab. Life Technologies has partnered with Metech Recycling, an industry leader in electronic waste recycling to create the Ion Chip Recycling Program for Life Technologies customers. Read More

Date Posted: 06/04/12

Blog: University of North Texas Health Science Center Advances Forensic Research by Investing in Semiconductor DNA Sequencing Technology

Advancing Forensic DNA Analysis

Life Technologies will Collaborate with the University of North Texas - Health Science Center’s Institute of Applied Genetics using the Ion Personal Genome Machine® (PGM™) system to further the university's research, development, and implementation of best technologies in forensic DNA analyses.Read More

Date Posted: 06/21/12

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: 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: 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


Meet the Personal Genome Machine - The PGM, from Ion Torrent, by Life Technologies as shown at TEDMED this morning.Read More

Date Posted: 10/29/10

Video: DNA Decoded on the Ion Bus in Times Square on April 25

Mobile DNA sequencing

Get on the Bus - The New York Genome Center and Life Technologies are co-sponsoring a public education event around genomics and sequencing technology in Times Square April 25. Activities will include live DNA sequencing.Read More

Date Posted: 04/23/12