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The ABE blog covers biotech and biotech-education news and trends in and beyond the ABE community. Topical posts often include student activities. 

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PCR: The Gold Standard of COVID Tests

March 16, 2022

In 2019, scientists first became aware of a new virus that was spreading in China. The disease, soon recognized as a coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2),…

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Krystal Tsosie

Creating Community-Driven Genomic Data for Native Peoples

March 3, 2022

While pursuing a PhD in cancer biology, Krystal Tsosie had a stark realization: that the therapeutics she might ultimately develop may not in the end…

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Practical Internships Build Skills

March 1, 2022

Work experience allows young adults to learn key skills and explore industries that may be of interest to them, whether in the biosciences or…

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Can Mushrooms Cure Disease?

February 25, 2022

When many people think of fungi, they simply think mushroom. However, Kingdom Fungi is a vast and diverse group of eukaryotic organisms found…

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ABE Program Sites Scale for Sustainability

February 14, 2022

In this monthly feature, the Program Office highlights strategies different sites are using to scale for depth, spread, shift, and sustainability. In…

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Strategies to Address Equity in a Global Program

February 11, 2022

How does a global science education program approach equity? As the ABE program deepens its commitment to providing relevant and accessible…

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Overcoming Obstacles to Bring Biotech Education to a New Region

February 1, 2022

In Kentucky, the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) is just getting started, with the 2021–22 school year the first that some select area schools are…

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ABE Program Sites Scale for Shift

January 16, 2022

In this ongoing monthly feature, the Program Office highlights strategies different sites are using to scale for depth, spread, shift, and…

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