Biotechnology

Amgen Foundation Expands The Amgen Biotech Experience, Bringing Total Program Reach To 900,000 High School Students By 2020

Recent research shows students gain confidence, interest in science and biotechnology after participating in program
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August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Amgen Foundation today announced it will expand the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) to reach nearly 900,000 high school students by 2020. For nearly 30 years, ABE has empowered high school science teachers to implement real-world biotechnology labs in their classrooms to help their students better understand science and how it influences their daily lives.

VIDEO: HudsonAlpha & HPE | Tackling Petabytes of Data to Cure Disease

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To speed the search to cure diseases, genomics leader HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology generates enormous amounts of DNA data in its research labs. To tackle petabytes of information, they partnered with HPE to design flexible, high-performance systems and connectivity solutions that support intensive research, collaboration, and analysis. The powerful technology is helping HudsonAlpha’s scientists deliver on the tremendous promise of genomics to drive medical breakthroughs including ground-breaking research into Zika and other deadly diseases.

Unreasonable Impact | Harnessing Nature Through Biotechnology to Impact Food, Water, and Health

by Brittany Lane
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Richcore India develops and delivers biotechnology solutions that conserve food, water, and energy, in addition to improving health. They create animal origin free (AOF) proteins for pharmaceutical companies that manufacture medicines like insulin and vaccines. In fact, their solutions are already present in one in three vaccines and one in four insulin shots globally. Their various solutions are also suitable for industries as diverse as cosmetics, textiles, and dairy.

DuPont Tate & Lyle: A Blueprint for Successful Innovation in Industrial Biotech

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Welcome to DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, where our mission is to provide customers with a competitive advantage by offering improved, higher-performing ingredients from a petroleum-free, sustainable and renewable source. Our 1,3-propanediol serves as the building block for ingredients that enhance people’s lives, protect the environment, and reduce the world’s dependence on petroleum.

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.

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at the California Institute of Technology

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California Institute of Technology

PROGRAM DATES
June 13 - August 19, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 15, 2016

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar

Applications to be an Amgen Scholar are provided by and processed at each participating host institution. Follow the link above to find this institution’s application.

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at the University of Cambridge

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University of Cambridge (UK)

PROGRAM DATES
July 10 - September 4, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar

Applications to be an Amgen Scholar are provided by and processed at each participating host institution. Follow the link above to find this institution’s application.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Professor Trevor Robbins, Academic Director

Mr. Karl Wilson, Administrative Director

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Germany)

PROGRAM DATES
July 1 - September 9, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

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Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at the Institut Pasteur

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Institut Pasteur (France)

PROGRAM DATES
July 4 - September 4, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

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Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at Harvard University

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Harvard University

PROGRAM DATES
June 6 - August 12, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar

Applications to be an Amgen Scholar are provided by and processed at each participating host institution. Follow the link above to find this institution’s application.

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