Blog: Advances in Real-Time PCR Throughput and Workflows Bridge Gaps in Translational Research in the Area of Reproductive Medicine

Advances In Real-Time PCR Throughput And Workflows
Life Technologies recently sat down with Dr. Nathan Treff, Director of Molecular Biology Research at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New JerseyRead More

Date Posted: 03/26/12

Blog: Solving Challenges in the Generation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Solving Challenges In The Generation Of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
The CytoTune™ - iPS Reprogramming Kit is a high efficiency, integration- free, easy-to-use somatic cell reprogramming kit used in the generation of induced pluripotent stem cells. This kit utilizes Sendai Virus particles of the four Yamanaka factors, which have been shown to be critical in the successful generation of induced pluripotent stem cells. Read More

Date Posted: 03/23/12

Blog: Two Life Technologies Employees Speak at Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Conference

Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Conference
The three-day international Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine conference with a focus on therapeutics creates a common platform for the exchange of information about important findings in stem cell biology and clinical trials. The conference brings international experience from the fields of research and development, academia and business. Read More

Date Posted: 03/23/12

Blog: Three States of Fluorophore During Fluorescence

Three States of Fluorophore During Fluorescence
Fluorescence-based techniques - are valuable tools for studying cellular structure and function, and interactions of molecules in biological systems. Fluorescence is also important in the detection and quantitation of nucleic acids and proteins in gel electrophoresis, microarrays, and fluorescence spectroscopy.Read More

Date Posted: 03/23/12

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: 10/13/11

Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Life In The Sand

On June 11th thousands of people turned out for the 2011 Beach Festival, an event highlighting good beach stewardship. The day included a Low Beach Run, sand castle building contests, paddle board, surfing, kayaking, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee, beach yoga, face painting and kite flying. Life Technologies sponsored the event. Thanks to everyone who came and participated in making the day so memorable.Read More

Date Posted: 06/11/11

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 ( More

Date Posted: 05/20/11

Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Greg Lucier at CGIU

The 4th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University was held in UC San Diego's RIMAC Arena before a crowd of over 4000 students and guests. On the panel moderated by Bill Clinton, former President of the United States, Greg Lucier covered topics ranging from genetics and personalized medicine to crowd sourcing information to create the next best algorithm for the Ion Torrent PGM as part of Life's Grand Challenges. To watch clips for the panel, visit http://live.cgiu.orgRead More

Date Posted: 04/01/11

Photo: PHOTO OF THE WEEK: The Giving Gene and A Future Scientist

The San Diego Science Festival Expo day was Saturday, March 26th and was a huge hit with typical San Diego sunny weather. The Life Technologies booth was bustling all day with inquisitive science minded kids participating in many hands-on experiments. The Giving Gene made it's first Science Festival debut and is pictured here giving a future scientist a high-five. Science under the sun, what more could thousands of curious kids want?Read More

Date Posted: 03/26/11

Blog: Life Technologies Streamlines DNA Sequencing with New Reagent Kit

Ease-of-use and fewer steps decrease errors, significantly improving laboratory efficiencies

Life Technologies Corporation today announced the commercial availability of its newest advancement in capillary electrophoresis (CE) sequencing reagents with the BigDye® Direct Cycle Sequencing Kit. The kit, to be used with the company’s portfolio of Applied Biosystems™ Genetic Analyzers, simplifies the Sanger sequencing workflow by combining post-PCR cleanup and cycle sequencing into a single step and allows reads as close as one base from the primer using POP-7™ polymer.Read More

Date Posted: 03/07/11