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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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Meet the Amgen Scientist: Becky Pferdehirt, Ph.D.
BECKY PFERDEHIRT, PH.D. Amgen Facility: South San Francisco Department: Business Development Unique Journey to a Career in Biotech Becky Pferdehirt knew she wanted to be a scientist ever since her high school biology class. Seeing a DNA band move through agarose gel got her hooked on...
Mar 19, 2019 10:35 AM ET
Meet the Amgen Scientist: Sung Chang
SUNG CHANG Amgen Facility: Thousand Oaks, CA Department: Process Development Unique Journey to a Career in Biotech Sung Chang never dreamed he would ended up in the biotech industry. “If I look back, it was a fortunate set of events that happened, but I never imagined it,” he says....
Mar 5, 2019 1:25 PM ET
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

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