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Cool Labs From Amgen Scholars: All About the New Science

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We asked Amgen Scholars attending the U.S. symposium at the University of California, Los Angeles, and at the Europe symposium at the University of Cambridge to tell us something cool about their labs this summer. In this video, the scholars answered: the science. Hear students discuss their experiences exploring new areas of science, from bioinformatics and spores to exoskeletons and clinical neuroscience.

Amgen Biotech Experience in France

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In this video, High school students and educators from Lycée de la Vallée de Chevreuse in France share their perspectives on the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE). Created by the Amgen Foundation, ABE is an innovative science education program that provides students with hands-on lab curriculum and teachers with the necessary tools to teach biotechnology in their classrooms.

Partnering to Build Communities Beyond the Classroom

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The core of the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) is a unique partnership between scientists and teachers. Amgen scientists contribute their expertise in cutting-edge research and desire to empower students in STEM, while teachers contribute their expertise in how to interest and motivate students and their desire to connect STEM to the real-world. 

Leather From Mushrooms? Biotech Goes High Fashion

A new Stella McCartney handbag made of cutting-edge, lab-grown material is both super-supple and easy on the environment.
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Can one clever little purse set the fashion business on a new, Earth-friendly path?

Meet the Scientist: Les Miranda, Executive Director of Research, Therapeutic Discovery

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This profile is a part of the Amgen Foundation’s “Meet the Scientists” series, where we invite students and teachers to learn more about a scientist at Amgen and the work they do to create lifesaving medicines. Join the conversation by sharing your own experiences with @AmgenFoundation and @Amgen.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Named One of America’s Most JUST Companies in 2017 By Forbes and JUST Capital

Company ranks in top 10% of Pharmaceutical and Biotech Sector on the issues Americans care about most.
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NEW YORK, December 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies, according to Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks the largest publicly traded corporations in the United States on the issues Americans care about most. The company ranked third in the Pharmaceutical & Biotech sector and 32nd overall out of 1,000 of the largest publicly-traded companies in the United States.

Career Focus: Epidemiology in Pharma and Biotech

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When you think of epidemiology, you may picture a team of health professionals working to track an outbreak of infection. But an entirely different kind of scientific sleuthing is done within pharma and biotech companies.

Meet the Scientist: Margaret Chu-Moyer’s Unexpected Path to Biotech

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This profile is a part of the Amgen Foundation’s “Meet the Scientists” series, where we invite students and teachers to learn more about a scientist at Amgen and the work they do to create lifesaving medicines. Join the conversation by sharing your own experiences with @AmgenFoundation and @Amgen.

Novartis Announces Winners of its 12th Annual International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp)

Novartis BioCamp engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
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Novartis International BioCamp highlights how collaboration and diversity drive innovation and inspires future science leaders

  • The International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
  • The interactive program brought 70 university students from 24 countries and territories to Novartis headquarters in Basel, Switzerland
    • Elena Gross, Sarmishtha Sharma and Masatoshi Takara are the winners of the case study competition
  • Novartis cultivates an inclusive high-performance environment encouraging collaboration by championing high performing teams with diversity and inclusion
Press Release

Novartis International BioCamp highlights how collaboration and diversity drive innovation and inspires future science leaders

  • The International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
  • The interactive program brought 70 university students from 24 countries and territories to Novartis headquarters in Basel, Switzerland
    • Elena Gross, Sarmishtha Sharma and Masatoshi Takara are the winners of the case study competition
  • Novartis cultivates an inclusive high-performance environment encouraging collaboration by championing high performing teams with diversity and inclusion

Meet Amgen Scholar Mentor Randy Schekman, PhD

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Randy Schekman, PhD

Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Winner of 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Growing up, Randy Schekman was always enthusiastic about math and science. But the 2013 Nobel Prize winner in physiology or medicine—for his fundamental work showing how proteins move within cells and are secreted—first developed a passion for bench biology as an undergraduate. 

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