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. 


ABE at St. Ivo Academy, Cambridgeshire, UK

November 30, 2022

First published in the ABE UK monthly newsletter. At St. Ivo, we have been running the Amgen Biotech Experience for our year 13 groups for the past 7…

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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

In the past, most drugs were discovered by accident. For example, in the 1920s, veterinarians observed that cattle were afflicted with an unusual…

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