Blog: Life Technologies Exhibit Celebrates the Human Genome Project

Smithsonian Institution

Life Technologies is sponsoring an interactive Smithsonian exhibit - that celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Human Genome Project while also giving museum visitors a first hand view of sequencing and other exciting lab activities.Read More

Date Posted: 05/21/12

Blog: Life Technologies Goes to AGBT - Feb. 24-27



Life Technologies heads to Marco Island, Florida for the 11th annual Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meeting. The AGBT meeting is now widely regarded as the premier scientific forum for capturing information about the latest advances in new DNA sequencing technologies and their applications to diverse areas in biology and biomedical research.Read More

Date Posted: 02/22/10

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: Life Technologies Support Goes Social

Now Supporting Researchers on Twitter and Facebook

Customer Support Around the Globe is Becoming More Social - and Life Technologies is adapting. When customers started asking questions on social media, we started answering and we've since created a Twitter page with Technical Application Scientists monitoring it around the globe. Read More

Date Posted: 04/04/12

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

Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: A Proclamation for Carlsbad's Annual Day of Giving



Heather Virdo, Head of Corporate Giving for Life Technologies, receives a proclamation from Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall on behalf of Life Technologies and their creation of the Carlsbad Partnership for Good and the establishment of the first-ever Carlsbad Annual Day of Giving Back on Feb. 25, 2011.Read More

Date Posted: 02/09/11

Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: What Does Freedom Mean to You?

To kick off the launch of the Freedom Cell Line Development Kits, more than 250 people in over 25 languages expressed what freedom meant to them at ESACT, culminating in a $2500 donation to the Global Genes Projects (www.globalgenesproject.org).Read More

Date Posted: 05/20/11

Photo: Greg Lucier Talks with CNBC's Power Lunch Live From the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference



Greg Lucier speaks with CNBC's Power Lunch from the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on the Personal Genome Machine, Sequencing and the future of personalized medicine.Read More

Date Posted: 01/11/11

Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Greg Lucier with Mayor Hall and the Giving Gene

Life Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Lucier and Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall with the newly introduced "Giving Gene" at the first annual Carlsbad Day of Giving Back celebration. The event was held at the Life Technologies headquarters in Carlsbda, CA.Read More

Date Posted: 02/25/11

Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Greg Lucier on Jim Cramer’s Mad Money

Greg Lucier appeared on the Executive Decision segment of Mad Money with Jim Cramer on CNBC Dec. 9. During the wide-ranging interview, Lucier discussed the Personal Genome Machine by Ion Torrent, Life Technologies’ growth in Asia Pacific, and the company’s work in food safety. You can view the entire segment online at CNBC's website.Read More

Date Posted: 12/09/10