Archive for the ‘Life Technologies’ Category

Life Technlologies Corp

December 4th, 2013 | Posted in 2013, Life Technologies

Life Technlologies Corp – Carlsbad:  Scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., has acquired Life Technologies.  European regulators have approved, subject to the divesture of parts of their businesses. Thermo Fisher is based in Waltham, Mass.

Life Technologies

August 12th, 2013 | Posted in 2013, Life Technologies

Life Technologies – Carlsbad:  Has recently signed a 5-year agreement with the FDA to design new food safety tests aimed at detecting E.coli and salmonella, two of the most common contaminants found in food. Life Technologies which specializes in rapid genomics testing, intends to develop new testing tools that can improve the public response to […]

Life Technologies Corp

July 12th, 2011 | Posted in 2011, Life Technologies

Life Technologies Corp. – Carlsbad:  CEO Greg Lucier said that the market for using genetic scanning machines to analyze large swaths of DNA will grow by 20% to 30% annually, and is likely to ready $10-billion in the next few years. “Theoretically, it could be tens of billions,” Lucier said in an interview in New […]

Life Technologies Corp

January 19th, 2011 | Posted in 2011, Life Technologies

Life Technologies Corp., Carlsbad: Has started selling a detection kit to find the bacterium Salmonella enteritidis in poultry eggs. The kit detects the presence of the disease-causing bacterium 10 times faster than with other tests, Life Tech announced. Life Tech said the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ruled that its new TaqMan kit […]

Life Technologies Corp

October 5th, 2010 | Posted in Life Technologies

Life Technologies Corp., announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Ion Torrant for $375-million in cash and stock.  By aquiring Ion Torrant, Life Technologies takes over their DNA sequencing technology which utilizes semiconductors.  The resulting sequencing system is simpler, faster, less expensive, and scalable for other sequencing technologies.

Life Tecnologies Corporaton

June 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Life Technologies

Life Tecnologies Corporaton, San Diego, has been approved by the FBI for using 2 forensic technologies from Life to generate DNA profiles that would be included in the agency’s database, the Combined DNA Index System, or CODIS. Life announced that it is the first company to have gained approved for both a diagnostic kit and […]

Life Technologies, Carlsbad, CA

February 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Life Technologies

Life Technologies, Carlsbad, CA is a company created from the merger of Invitrogen (Carlsbad), and Applied Biosystems.  Life Technologies reports that revenues grew 14% to $874.1-million for consolidated operations.