Voices from the Field

The impact of the ABE program has been profound, aiding teachers in bringing cutting-edge content to their classrooms and inspiring students to be empowered through biotechnology, catalyzing some students to pursue careers in the sciences.

Explore our blog posts and stories about the people who make ABE what it is and those who have been impacted by their ABE experiences.
 

Blog

Today, the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) kicks off a celebration of its 30th anniversary. To honor this milestone, we have created new content to...
In an era where a virus has upended our lives and harmed many, it’s easy to forget that viruses can also be a force for good. Researchers have...
When the Amgen Biotech Experience began in 1990, the Human Genome Project had just completed its initial planning for the 15-year effort to map all...

ABE Impact and Career Pathways Stories

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Amgen Ireland
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic as the demand for diagnostic testing rose, news was widespread about critical shortages of the reagents required for...
ABE Greater Los Angeles Area
Sherry Tsai’s scientific path began in high school with her chemistry teacher, Cassandra Whitsett. “Not only did she do a fantastic job teaching me...
Amgen Puerto Rico
Genesis Correa grew up in a small town in the southeastern part of Puerto Rico named Patillas. While she was interested in science from a young age,...
Total Student Participation
~850k
Teacher Participation for 2019-20 School Year
1,120