Voices from the Field

The impact of the ABE program has been profound, aiding teachers in bringing cutting-edge content to their classrooms and inspiring students to be empowered through biotechnology, catalyzing some students to pursue careers in the sciences.

Explore our blog posts and stories about the people who make ABE what it is and those who have been impacted by their ABE experiences.


In recent news, there has been a lot of talk about a SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) variant that seems to be more contagious than...
Although 2020 was filled with tremendous global challenges, it also reminded us all of the crucial role scientists play in public health and safety....
The ABE Program Office is proud and excited to launch the inaugural cohort of the ABE Master Teacher Fellowship, with its first meeting taking place...

ABE Impact and Career Pathways Stories

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Alexandria, VA, USA
Vincent Tedjasaputra traces the start of his career to a single relationship: a bond he formed with his biology teacher in high school. He met Winnie...
Oak Park High School
Oak Park, CA, USA
When Winnie Litten first began teaching the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE), the technology she was able to teach to her students was not yet even...
West High School
Torrance, CA, USA
In the spring of 2006, Ann Cortina drove 70 miles through Los Angeles area traffic to Newbury Park, Calif., to pick up the kits for a new biotech...
Total Student Participation
Teacher Participation for 2019-20 School Year