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: 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: 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

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