Resource Library

The curriculum resources listed here support the Amgen Biotech Experience. Resources are provided in partnership with Amgen, WGBH, PBS LearningMedia, Alan Marnett, and BenchFly.

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Visit https://www.amgenscience.com/alzheimers-bace-race/ for a discussion on a collaboration by Amgen and Novartis to find a cure for Alzheimer’s.
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Visit https://www.amgenscience.com/#the-new-genetics/chapter1/1 for an overview of how Amgen is using genetics to identify new drug targets.
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Visit https://www.amgenscience.com/the-shape-of-drugs-to-come/ for highlights on the ever-expanding toolkit of new drug modalities that scientists are designing to fight disease.
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2009 WGBH Educational Foundation
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(9:56) This video presents how DNA's two strands of nucleotides are held together by hydrogen bonding but run in antiparallel, or opposite, directions from one another.
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2009 WGBH Educational Foundation
Andres Berrio is an associate scientist with the biotechnology company, Biogen. In this video produced by WGBH, Andres talks about his career path, his background as an unmotivated student, the guidance counselor who helped turn his life around, his discovery that he liked learning, and what it takes to succeed in the biotechnology field.
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Some Tools of the Trade Laboratory 1.1 Laboratory 1.2 Questions Glossary
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How Do You Begin to Clone a Gene Your Challenge Beginning To Clone a Gene Producing Human Therapeutic Proteins in Bacteria Clone That Gene Preparing to Clone the RFP Gene, Digesting the pKAN-R and pARA Questions Glossary
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How Do You Begin to Clone a Gene Your Challenge Beginning to Clone a Gene Producing Human Therapeutic Proteins in Bacteria Clone That Gene Preparing to Verify the RFP Gene, Digesting the pARA-R Plasmid Questions Glossary

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