The Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) is an innovative science education program that empowers teachers to bring biotechnology to their classrooms. ABE provides teacher professional development, curriculum materials, and research-grade equipment and supplies to secondary schools.

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Headshot for Kimberly Piper
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.

How to Get Involved

Find out more about how you can be part of this exciting program and support biotechnology education in your community.

DNA-lab day 2019

DNA-labs on the Road and ABE Nederland
Mijnbouwstraat 120
2628 RX Delft

Aseptic technique tip #2! Use the “clamshell method” again. Open the lid just slightly, with the opening facing away from your. Gently use the sterile spreader with a spreading rather than a scooping motion. #abelabtech2019 @AmgenFoundation

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Explore available ABE media resources and program highlights in the news.

Media Coverage December 10, 2018
On 10 December, ABE Canada was featured on What She Said Radio. Click here to watch the YouTube interview or keep reading via link below. 
Media Coverage July 26, 2018
The ABE Massachusetts program was featured in the Springfield Technical Communtiy College news on July 26, 2018.
Media Coverage June 6, 2018
ABE teacher Amanda Pedersen, who has brought the program to over 225 students in four years, was recognized in Fairhaven Neighborhood News.

Videos & Recognition

Hear stories from teachers and students who have participated in the ABE program.

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