NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Invitrogen said today that the wildfires that have been ravaging southern California have forced it to shutter its facility in Carlsbad for the majority of its employees, but that it is still distributing products from there.
 
"Our priority continues to be the safety and well-being of our employees and their families, many of whom live in areas in San Diego County that have been evacuated," CEO Greg Lucier said in a statement.
 

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