ABE Blog

The ABE blog covers biotech and biotech-education news and trends in and beyond the ABE community. Topical posts often include student activities. 


Mission Possible: Forging a Path from the Military to Biotech

November 10, 2022

On Veterans Day 2021, Lt. Col. Edwin Martinez received special recognition in Puerto Rico for his work during the COVID-19 pandemic—distributing…

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Scientists Make a Turn to Teaching

October 5, 2022

Although many students think about careers as a linear journey that continues along roughly the same track, building over time, most professionals…

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Broadening Participation in STEM Through Community Engagement

September 20, 2022

Advancing STEM interest and engagement has increasingly demanded the creation of complementary education strategies to support continued growth and…

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From Childhood Museum Visits to Cross-Country Research: Fulfilling a Science Dream

September 19, 2022

This year has been a particularly memorable one for Hannah Menghis, who spent the spring before her freshman year at Brown University doing…

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When Lifelong Learners Turn to Teaching

August 30, 2022

This story is part of a blog series on the ABE Master Teaching Fellows.  Although the school year is just starting to kick off in the Northern…

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Building New Pathways to Biotech

August 23, 2022

The biotech sector often has a stigma attached to it: the idea that you need a science degree to be a part of it. That stigma can prevent many…

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Drug Design: An Overview

August 15, 2022

This is the first in a series of blog posts on drug design. In the past, most drugs were discovered by accident. For example, in the 1920s,…

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Opening a Gateway to New Possibilities in Rhode Island

August 2, 2022

It can take just one person to open a student’s eyes to new possibilities: That’s a common theme that emerges when speaking with professionals of all…

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