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.

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Amgen Foundation Announces New Grant to Bring Hands-on Labs to Thousands of Rhode Island High School Students
The Amgen Foundation will invest more than $4 million to strengthen the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) program across the United States, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom and Ireland over the next two years. This includes awarding $100,000 to the University of Rhode Island (URI) to continue empowering Rhode Island teachers to...
Oct 21, 2015 5:15 PM ET
Amgen Foundation Announces New $4 Million Commitment to Bring Hands-On Biotechnology Labs to Secondary School Students
Thousand Oaks, Calif., Oct. 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Amgen Foundation announced today that it will invest more than $4 million to support and strengthen the Amgen Biotech Experience program across the United States, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom and Ireland. The Amgen Biotech Experience includes an engaging series of labs...
Oct 21, 2015 5:00 PM ET
Meet Kimberly Piper, Amgen Biotech Experience Alumni
Kimberly Piper | Chelmsford, Massachusetts  Amgen Biotech Experience Year: 2013 Current Profession/Academic Ambitions: Undergraduate majoring in biotechnology at the University of Massachusetts with the ultimate goal of earning an M.D. – Ph.D. "I definitely felt special participating in the ABE labs. It was...
Sep 23, 2015 8:30 AM ET
Meet Melissa Lurie, Amgen Biotech Experience Alumni
Melissa Lurie | Thousand Oaks, California Amgen Biotech Experience Year: 1997 Current Profession/Academic Ambitions: Clinical Pharmacist at Kaiser Permanente   "ABE may open the eyes of someone who doesn’t think science is fun or think science is for them. It could spark something in them."...
Sep 17, 2015 8:20 AM ET
Meet Randall Chin, Amgen Biotech Experience and Amgen Scholars Alumni
Randall Chin | Los Angeles, California Amgen Biotech Experience Year: 2002 Current Profession/Academic Ambitions: Postdoctoral Fellow, Jing Huang Laboratory, UCLA "ABE was my only encounter with hands-on activities in science class which allowed me to actually experience the science and personally relate to the lessons...
Sep 14, 2015 9:10 AM ET