Photo: The Illuminated Cell


This infographic is a visual map to the components of a cell. Learn about the different parts of the cell and see real life images that correlate to each.Read More

Date Posted: 06/18/12

Video: New Video: Advances in Stem Cell Research

The Cost of Variability in iPS Cell Culture

New Video - In this short video, Dr Nuwaysir discusses the current challenges in iPS cell research, reproducibility and how variability in cell culture media is...Read More

Date Posted: 06/26/12

Video: Intro to Immunofluorscent Staining of Cultured Cells

Immunofluorscent Staining Basics

Watch a video - about the steps in an immunofluorescent staining protocol including: material list, common variations, and necessary controls. It also provides a simple immunofluorescence troubleshooting guide and examines how to avoid common pitfalls.Read More

Date Posted: 04/04/12

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 ( More

Date Posted: 05/20/11

Photo: Science up Close: An Active Nerve Cell

The Art of Science

Science up Close
It's been said that there are more nerve cells in the human brain than there are stars in the Milky Way. Here is a beautiful display of one active nerve cell up close. Click read all to see a larger view of this amazing image. Read More

Date Posted: 06/27/12

Photo: Cellular Apoptosis Pathways


Apoptosis - is a naturally occurring process by which a cell is directed to Programmed Cell Death. Apoptosis is based on a genetic program that is an indispensable part of the development and function of an organism. In this processRead More

Date Posted: 05/17/12

Blog: Gibco Hero for the Month of June

Gibco 50th Anniversary

Congratulations Gibco Hero of the Month Dr. Yamanaka - We were honored to interview the father of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), about his journey and what he sees in the future for stem cell research.Read More

Date Posted: 06/07/12

Blog: Integration-Free iPS Cells with a Single Transduction & Streamlined Workflow

Easy, fast, streamlined iPSC generation

Dr. Uma Lakshmipathy a Sr. Staff Scientist, Biology presented work - on the creation of integration-free induced pluripotent stem cells with the CytoTune™ -iPS Reprogramming Kit. This kit provides an extremely streamlined process for the generation of induced pluripotent stem cells. The four Yamanaka factors (Oct3⁄4, Sox2, Klf4, and cMyc) included in the kit can be transduced overnight creating a simple efficient workflow. Read More

Date Posted: 05/01/12

Blog: Life Technologies Acquires Pinpoint Genomics and CLIA-Approved Lung Cancer Test

Lung Cancer Test

Acquisition Announcement - Life Technologies has acquired Pinpoint Genomics, Inc., and its early-stage non-small cell lung cancer test that can help doctors identify those early-stage patients at high risk for progression to late-stage disease. Read More

Date Posted: 07/25/12

Blog: Students uncover science...from a bus?

Photos courtesy of Ben Dubin-Thaler

The nonprofit Cell Motion Laboratories is running an interactive lab on wheels -- a 1976 transit bus stuffed with state-of-the-art scientific resources. The goal? Use this BioBus to allow students to experience science first-hand. Learn more about the BioBus and how Life Technologies' support is helping mold the scientists of tomorrow.Read More

Date Posted: 09/08/10