Amgen Biotech Experience

Amgen Biotech Experience

The Amgen Biotech Experience is an innovative science education program that provides teacher professional development, teaching materials, and professional research-grade lab equipment to middle and high schools. Each year, more than 60,000 students and hundreds of science teachers participate in the Amgen Biotech Experience to explore the methods scientists use to create biotechnology medicines. To date, the Foundation has committed over $13 million to provide hands-on molecular biology curricula to over 425,000 students across multiple U.S. states, Puerto Rico, U.K., and Ireland.

Learn more by visiting amgenbiotechexperience.com and following the #BiotechExperience hashtag on Twitter.

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A Local Boston Scientist Making a Big Impact in a Global Biotech World
“My teacher is amazing. This is my second year speaking English for the first time, and she has provided me with help to improve my English skills while learning biological concepts and lab skills. She promotes multiculturalism and diversity, and she deserves some recognition for her hard work.” -Student of Mary Jo Renear at East Longmeadow High School in Western Massachusetts...
Feb 11, 2019 1:00 PM ET
Nurturing Teachers and Giving Back in Puerto Rico
Héctor L Ayala-Del-Río recently received an unexpected thank you card: It was from a local high school science teacher, explaining that she was having a challenging time in her classroom, but how a recent event that Ayala-Del-Río and his team organized made all the difference. She had attended an Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) teacher appreciation event at the Caguas Science Center, and the...
Jan 9, 2019 11:40 AM ET
Decoding the New Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) Curriculum
Science is a passion for Vivienne Watson that goes beyond her professional life as a Senior Scientist and Scientific Project Manager at Amgen. She is actively involved in outreach to students of all ages, including setting up a hands-on science night for her kids’ school when they were younger. “We really tapped into something, creating a strong community event that has continued past my...
Nov 16, 2018 1:10 PM ET
In Depth With a Program Powerhouse: 12 Years of Amgen Scholars With Patty Phelps
Over the past 12 years, Patty Phelps has mentored more than 250 students in her role as faculty advisor for the Amgen Scholars Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Among those students is: a young woman who came from the University of Washington in bioengineering and is now pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of California, San Diego; a hard-working young man who...
Oct 16, 2018 10:20 AM ET
Meet Aby Rodriguez, an Amgen Biotech Experience Alumni
ABY RODRIGUEZ Senior Associate of Supplier Management in the Human Tissue category at Amgen Amgen Biotech Experience Year: 2007 How the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) Shaped My Educational & Professional Path  Eleven years ago, Aby Rodriguez participated in a life-altering experience. A student at CROEM, a public...
Oct 9, 2018 12:15 PM ET

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