What We Do

ABE is an innovative science education program that introduces secondary school students to the excitement of scientific discovery. ABE provides teachers with the loan of research-grade equipment, supplies, curriculum, and professional development at no cost.

ABE provides high-quality laboratory experiences that promote students’ interest in science and science careers, is aligned with curriculum standards, and explores the development of medicines using technologies employed by the biotechnology industry. The program features a hands-on molecular biology curriculum that introduces students to the excitement of scientific discovery.

Participating teachers receive a loaned kit (free of charge), with research-grade equipment and supplies that allow students to participate in advanced science laboratories. Professional development for ABE teachers enables them to keep pace with scientific advances and technologies and to introduce their students to the latest scientific discoveries. Teachers and students alike experience the excitement of participating in cutting-edge science with significant real-world applications.

Learn more about the exciting advances in the pharmabiotech industry at Amgen Science.

Total Student Participation
~700k
Teacher Participation for 2017-18 School Year
1,495