Invitrogen and Applied Biosystems have completed their merger transaction. The new company will be named Life Technologies. and will be traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "LIFE" effective today.
“This is an exciting time in the history of Invitrogen and Applied Biosystems,” said Greg Lucier, chairman and CEO of Life Technologies. “By combining these two highly respected brands, we are not only creating a stronger company, but an industry thought leader, uniquely positioned to help our customers accelerate and drive new discoveries and commercial applications."