• Scientific Discovery for the Classroom
  • Scientific Discovery for the Classroom
  • Scientific Discovery for the Classroom
  • Students in science lab
    Scientific Discovery for the Classroom
  • 2013-14 Student Participation 62,338
    Scientific Discovery for the Classroom

What We Do

The Amgen Biotech Experience is an innovative science education program that provides teacher professional development, teaching materials, and research-grade equipment and supplies to secondary schools. The program features a hands-on molecular biology curriculum that introduces students to the excitement of scientific discovery. Each year, over 60,000 students and hundreds of science teachers participate and have the opportunity to explore the methods scientists use to create biotechnology medicines.

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See where ABE is currently supported by exploring the map of participating schools. Program sites and distribution centers provide teacher training, support, and kit loans in their local area.

Students in science lab

Find out how you can get involved with ABE and biotechnology education.

Amgen CEO

Robert A. Bradway, Chairman and CEO of Amgen, discusses Amgen's Commitment to Science Education.

April 16, 2015 | Media Coverage

Two dozen high school seniors from the Boston area participated in the Spring Student Program, an initiative of the Harvard Life Sciences Outreach Program. Eagerly donning gloves and goggles, the students prepared to perform a three-hour long lab on polymerase chain reactions and gel electrophore

April 8, 2015 | Media Coverage

With support from Amgen and the Harvard Life Sciences Outreach Program, students in the Advanced Placement (AP) biology program at East Boston High School participate in ABE lab experiments using a fully equipped lab.

student participation to date: 400,000+


AmgenAmgen Biotech Experience is an international program funded by the Amgen Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)