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 and following the #BiotechExperience hashtag on Twitter.

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Bridging Gaps in Biotechnology, From High School to College
Three years after Enrique García-Rivera left his home school in Puerto Rico for an Amgen Scholars summer at the University of California, San Francisco, he found himself in an unexpected place: He was coaching a high school biotechnology club in Massachusetts, helping them with the Genes in Space challenge for NASA. He walked the teenagers through different types of DNA reactions that could...
Apr 25, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Inspiring Teachers Through the Amgen Biotech Experience
The Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) is an innovative science education program that provides high school teachers with the tools to teach biotechnology in their classrooms. In this video, teachers and alumni share their experience in participating in the program. To learn more, visit:
Apr 9, 2018 7:35 AM ET
Young Scientists Share Their Thoughts on the Amgen Biotech Experience in Singapore
Hear from students in Whitely Secondary School, Singapore as they share their experiences of how the Amgen Biotech Experience sparked their...
Jan 22, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Amgen & The Joy of Discovery: Inspiring the Scientists of Tomorrow
At Amgen we are guided by our mission to serve patients. The joy of discovery is a feeling that unites all our scientists no matter their origin, gender, or age. The Amgen Biotech Experience provides students around the world the opportunity to experience the joy of discovery:
Jan 17, 2018 12:50 PM ET
Scaling What Works in #STEM
The cover of National Geographic magazine’s March 2015 issue is framed in my home office. The image of a staged moon landing, and five short sentences challenging common known facts serve as the backdrop for an ominous title: “...
Sep 22, 2017 10:40 AM ET