Blog: Al Gore Congratulates Life Technologies in BIO 2010 Keynote Address

Former vice president of the United States Al Gore congratulated Life Technologies for its sequencing efforts during his keynote address at the 2010 BIO International Convention at the McCormick Place convention center in Chicago, Ill on Wednesday. Read More

Date Posted: 05/05/10

Photo: When Pigs Fly

The latest Life Technologies ad has landed at the San Diego International Airport. While waiting for your flight you can get up close and personal with a drosophila fly, a pig, a rainbow and some algea and learn how these seemingly non-scientific creatures and elements are truly impacting science today and helping lead us all to the discoveries of tomorrow.Read More

Date Posted: 03/19/10

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

Photo: A look behind the curtain at AGBT

Welcome to the Life Technologies' suite at AGBT. This week we talked about SOLiD 4hq, debuted SOLiD PI and previewed our single molecule sequencing technology. Take a look at some photos from the suite.Read More

Date Posted: 02/26/10

Photo: Welcome to AGBT

Greg Lucier speaks at AGBT

Greg Lucier, Chairman and CEO of Life Technologies, gives the opening remarks at the AGBT Welcome Reception on Wednesday, Feb. 24th in Florida. At the AGBT meeting we debuted the SOLiD PI System.Read More

Date Posted: 02/25/10

Photo: Is This the Life Science Century?

The dinner brought journalists, scientists, industry, and policymakers from Capitol Hill and the White House, together to discuss "Is this the Life Science Century?" and its implications for U.S. innovation policy. Read More

Date Posted: 02/22/10

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

Video: Life Technologies brings the Olympics to San Diego

Life Technologies is a proud sponsor of NBC 7/39's broadcast of the Vancouver Winter Olympics to San Diego. Check out Daron Rahlves, 3-time Olympian, talking about his quest for gold in freestyle skiing.Read More

Date Posted: 02/19/10