Blog: Reduce Waste - Recycle Used Life Technologies Ion Chips

The Environmentally Friendly Ion Chip

The new Ion Chip Recycling Program - provides you with a free and convenient way to recycle your used Ion chips without having to leave the lab. Life Technologies has partnered with Metech Recycling, an industry leader in electronic waste recycling to create the Ion Chip Recycling Program for Life Technologies customers. Read More

Date Posted: 06/04/12

Blog: Students Learn About Biotechnology with the Pilot of a Life Technologies Program Called InnovatioNation

Life Technologies Giving Back

InnovatioNation, a K-12 Educational Program - has been in creative development over the past year at Life Technologies, with seven teachers piloting the program in their classrooms during the 2011-2012 school year. InnovatioNation was developed to provide... Read More

Date Posted: 06/01/12

Blog: Wildfire Upgrade Shaves a Day From the Workflow, Cuts Price of Next Generation Sequencing by 50%, and Maintains Highest Accuracy for 5500 Series Genetic Analyzers

5500xl W Genetic Analyzer

Now with the Wildfire Upgrade, 5500 Series Genetic Analyzers - are transformed into the most affordable, flexible and accurate optical-based system in the next generation sequencing marketplace...Read More

Date Posted: 05/31/12

Blog: Unique Contest at 2012 ISSCR Annual Meeting

Things to do in Yokohama, Japan

Life Technologies will be Sponsoring - a unique and fun contest at the ISSCR (International Society for Stem Cell Research) 2012 Annual Meeting in Japan. Contestants can enter for a chance to win...Read More

Date Posted: 05/31/12

Blog: Life Technologies and OpGen Sign Collaborative Agreement to Leverage Ion Torrent and Whole Genome Mapping Technologies

Companies to develop improved microbial analysis and surveillance systems for public health and infectious disease markets

Life Technologies Corporation and OpGen, Inc. - a commercial stage whole genome analysis company, today announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement to develop systems, technologies and applications intended to improve the management and surveillance of microbial outbreaks in the public health and infectious disease markets.Read More

Date Posted: 05/30/12

Blog: Real-Time PCR Training Available From Life Technologies

Global Educational Courses

Training Available - Researchers are often surprised to hear about all of the great educational courses we have available for them at our global training centers in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Japan and countries throughout Europe. Researchers often ask how they can learn to perform applications experiments and understand how to best analyze their data on their real-time PCR instruments.Read More

Date Posted: 05/29/12

Blog: Alan Williams explains Ion AmpliSeq™ Custom Panels and Ion AmpliSeq™ Designer

Ion AmpliSeq™

Ion Torrent VP of Software and Informatics Alan Williams - explains the new Ion AmpliSeq™ Custom Panels and the Ion AmpliSeq™Designer website, which lets anyone quickly and easily design the panels.Read More

Date Posted: 05/25/12

Blog: Real -Time PCR Tips & Tricks From The Life Lab

Tech Talk

Real -Time PCR - tips and tricks from the Life Technologies lab to improve your qPCR experimental results.Read More

Date Posted: 05/24/12

Video: Abducted Child Reunited with Family by DNA Analysis - Mother Thanks Life Technologies

DNA Analysis Reunites Family

Brenda Maribel Corado, a 32 year old mother - was walking her 21 day old baby Angela Ester Sazo Corado to a doctor's appointment when a couple of women approached her on the street, taking Angela from her mother's arms. Angela had just been kidnapped!Read More

Date Posted: 05/22/12

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