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 Biotech Coming of Age: One Student's Journey
As a young child, James Bowden loved science – he enjoyed the Magic School Bus and visiting the California Science Center. But he always viewed science as something other people did. It was not until middle school that he would come to see his potential path as a scientist. In 7th grade, he traded Ms. Frizzle and her magic bus for Ms. Steinhauer and her Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) labs at...
Oct 2, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Introduction to the Amgen Biotech Experience
In an era of unprecedented innovation, the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) brings hands-on biotech curricula into classrooms worldwide at no cost. In this rigorous lab-based program, students will learn to create recombinant plasmids. By inserting new genes into bacterial DNA, they will recreate the process that Amgen uses to manufacture human insulin and other life-saving medications. ABE is...
Sep 17, 2018 9:25 AM ET
Amgen Biotech Experience in Netherlands
The Amgen Biotech Experience and DNA Labs On the Road have partnered to bring students in the Netherlands a real-world biotechnology lab experience in the classroom, helping them better understand what science is and how it influences their daily lives. See more in this video.
Aug 30, 2018 7:10 AM ET
A Poetic Journey Into Science Education: The Italian PDI Experience
Ask Anna Pascucci about her experience becoming involved with the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) program and her responses are poetic, romantic even: “Life is made by sequences of things that happen which rarely remain in our memories...and then there are events…the events have the potential to expand time and space and represent the starting of a venturing phase. This was for me to...
Aug 24, 2018 3:10 PM ET
Amgen Biotech Experience in France
In this video, High school students and educators from Lycée de la Vallée de Chevreuse in France share their perspectives on the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE). Created by the Amgen Foundation, ABE is an innovative science education program that provides students with hands-on lab curriculum and teachers with the...
Aug 21, 2018 10:05 AM ET

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