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Amgen Biotech Experience Media Resources

These resources may be used by the media to prepare stories about the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE). For program inquiries, contact Rebecca Lewis, Director, ABE Program Office, 617-969-7100 ext. 2935 or rlewis@edc.org. For media inquiries, contact Jennifer van der Borgt, Amgen, 805-447-5597 or jenvan01@amgen.com.


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News Releases

October 31, 2016

On November 5, the Lawrence Hall of Science will host a teacher appreciation event in honor of educators who are part of the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) program. Supported by the Amgen Foundation.

June 7, 2016

The Amgen Foundation and Change the Equation (CTEq) announced results of a survey conducted to better understand what motivates U.S. high school students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

October 21, 2015

Eleven communities will receive $4 million in grants to boost their biology education thanks to the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE), an innovative science education program funded by the Amgen Foundation and managed by EDC.

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ABE teacher, Mr. Bill Heinen, and his biology classes had the opportunity to use state-of-the-art laboratory equipment/technology to experience first-hand the incredible power of science and technology.

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The Amgen Biotech Experience was part of.Harvard Ed Portal's Summer Explorations program. As part of the summer camp program, students were introduced to what’s new in the field of biotechnology and genetics.

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Incoming freshman students from diverse backgrounds participated in the 1-week biotech camp at Fillmore High School in Ventura County, California.

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