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 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: 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 ( 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: Unravel DNA with Life Technologies at The Science and Engineering Festival

2012 Science and Engineering Festival

Visit Life Technologies at Hall A, Booth # 2823 - If in the area, stop by to learn how to decode the mysteries of DNA with Life Technologies. See how DNA sequencing is used in real world applications such as in the conservation of Cheetahs in Namibia, forensic analysis to help identify mummies and medical developments for tissue typing and pathogen detection (like ecoli).Read More

Date Posted: 04/27/12

Photo: Life Technologies in Christchurch, New Zealand Recognized for Energy Efficiency

Have you ever thought the heat that freezers generate is a waste of energy? The Life Technologies New Zealand Protein Separation Unit did! Employees Jeff Hall and Paul Houston came up with a smart way to capture that waste energy to put it to use. By installing heat exchangers they now recover the freezers' waste energy to heat water for use in production. Read More

Date Posted: 06/13/12

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