Life Technologies Corporation (Life Technologies) is a global life sciences company. The Company's systems, consumables and services enable scientific researchers and commercial markets to accelerate scientific exploration, to discoveries and developments that improve the quality of life. The Company's products are also used in forensics, food and water safety, animal health testing and other industrial applications. In June 2012, the Company established Global Instrument Center of Excellence in Singapore. In July 2012, it acquired Pinpoint Genomics, Inc. In October 2012, the Company acquired Compendia Bioscience, a cancer bioinformatics company used by the pharmaceutical industry to identify gene targets for drug discovery and development. In November 2012, the Company acquired Advanced Microscopy Group (AMG). In April 2013, it announced the acquisition of KDR Biotech Co., Ltd. In June 2013, Life Technologies Corp announced the acquisition of Life Science Korea (LSK).