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Amgen Brings Biotechnology to Classrooms


Amgen remains deeply committed to investing in science education, particularly in our communities. Each year, more than 50,000 students and hundreds of science teachers participate in a real-world biotech lab experience in their own classrooms through this Amgen Foundation-funded program. The reach of the Amgen program has been extraordinary with more than 250,000 students to date exposed to the fundamentals of biotechnology across multiple Amgen U.S. and U.K. communities. By providing an advanced biotech curricula and loaning professional grade lab equipment to schools for free, the program succeeds in opening students' eyes to the world of biotechnology with lab experiences that lead them to the thrill of scientific discovery.