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. 

A Sliver of Science Can Spark a Career

December 29, 2021

This testimonial on the power of the ABE Volunteer Program by ABE Greater Los Angeles Area teacher Carla Davis was based on a single virtual visit…

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A Biotech Business with an Eye Toward the Future

October 12, 2021

When their paths crossed as high school students, Leila Daneshmandi and Armin Tahmasbi Rad never imagined they would create a company…

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Broadening Participation Through the Practical Application of CRP

October 16, 2021

How can educators implement culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy (CRP), a research- and evidence-based approach that values the rich…

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Taking Biotech to a Whole New Level with Data Analytics

September 27, 2021

This story is part of an ABE series on data science in biotechnology. Read the overview story and then a profile of Marvin Gee. "When one door is…

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Creating a Culturally Responsive Science Classroom: Strategies for Adapting Curricula

September 13, 2021

One of the goals of ABE is to broaden STEM participation to historically underserved, and often minoritized, communities. In this effort, creating…

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Pandemic Teaching Stories - Lessons Learned

September 10, 2021

As a new school year begins for students in many areas of the world, teachers have been reflecting on a year of adaptation and resilience in the face…

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Instructional Scaffolding in STEM

September 9, 2021

Most teachers would agree that every student is unique and, therefore, has their own way of learning. However, teachers have a limited amount of time…

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Bridging the Gap Between Immunology and Data Science

August 23, 2021

"Bridging the gap between immunology and data science allowed me to make new breakthroughs that were not readily possible." —Marvin Gee This story is…

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