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.
 

Blog

— Contributed by the ABE Turkey program site staff We recently (November–December 2020) completed our first official ABE professional development...
Cleo Talbot grew up in a small town in the middle of Ireland called Mullingar. There, the only women she ever met who had science degrees were her...
When we hear about COVID, most of us think of it as a respiratory illness. However, current research is beginning to link gut health with the...

ABE Impact and Career Pathways Stories

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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...
Amgen Ireland
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic as the demand for diagnostic testing rose, news was widespread about critical shortages of the reagents required for...
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