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

You may never have heard of her, but Dr. Mary-Claire King is a significant name when it comes to the study of genetics. King was born in 1946 in...
The week of George Floyd’s murder, Prachi Bagadia, like many people, felt like she wanted to take action. A senior associate scientist at Amgen San...
In Part 1 of this series, we explored the ethics of gene editing in the context of editing plant and animal genomes for agricultural purposes. In...

ABE Impact and Career Pathways Stories

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Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA
As a Hispanic woman in STEM, Natalia Wauldron has prioritized mentorship and outreach along her career path. Now 5 months into the Emerging Talent...
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...
Amgen Puerto Rico
Genesis Correa grew up in a small town in the southeastern part of Puerto Rico named Patillas. While she was interested in science from a young age,...
Total Student Participation
~850k
Teacher Participation for 2019-20 School Year
1,120