Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Scientific...Food?

To build excitement for the USA Science and Engineering Festival that kicks off on October 10th, the Life Technologies Foundation hosted a celebration on September 18th at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. The event featured a reception with edible creations by Chef José Andrés, an innovator in molecular gastronomy, and a performance by Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, stars of the Discovery Channel's television show "Mythbusters."Read More

Date Posted: 09/18/10

Video: Life Technololgies Global Volunteer Day 2012

Giving Back at Life

Today is Global Volunteer Day - at Life Technologies. One day a year we close our laptops, put down the pipettes and hang up the white coats to go out into our local communities to volunteer. This is a special day because this globally coordinated event occurs at all of our locations around the world at the same time.Read More

Date Posted: 05/04/12

Video: Lessons from the Pandemic: Influenza A (H1N1) and the Biotech Industry



One year ago this April, a new and deadly flu emerged in Mexico that would prove to be one of the most pervasive and virulent influenza strains to emerge in 100 years. As we approach the year anniversary of swine flu entering the public lexicon, join BIOCOM as we hear from influenza experts and discuss lessons learned from this pandemic. How did public health agencies from around the world handle the outbreak? How will vaccine production be handled in the future? And what does the biotech industry need to do better to ensure its ability to respond to public health emergencies like this in the future?Read More

Date Posted: 03/17/10

Video: Life Technologies Foundation

Helping People Understand the Power of Science

Promoting the Importance of Science - In keeping with our corporate culture of giving and improving life, The Life Technologies Foundation was created. The Life Technologies Foundation is dedicated to recognizing the power of each scientist's contribution to improving the human condition. By teaming with researchers across countries and cultures...Read More

Date Posted: 06/05/12

Video: Congratulations to the Ambion Manufacturing Plant

Manufacturing Excellence

Industry Week - recognized 10 of the best plants in North America with the Life Technologies Ambion plant being one of them. They were looking for plants that drive continuous improvement, quality product, and plants that have made transformational changes in the way they do business; with the ability to sustain those changes over a large time period.Read More

Date Posted: 06/25/12

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