News and Events

ABE Summer 2022 PDI: Aug 17-19!

June 2022

The ABE 2022 Summer PDI will be held in person on August 17–19, 2022, at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus!  This session will include two days of training for new teachers to become familiar with the ABE Complete Series of labs, followed by a single-day training module for returning teachers to introduce the Colony PCR module!

To RSVP for this event, please click here

Amgen Biotech Experience: online!

July 2021

This year, the ABE@UTM team is excited to hold our second, fully virtual training session on implementing the ABE labs using LabXChange - an EdX-based platform that teachers can use to share images, simulations, assessments, videos, and other media types.  The platform… more

Looking back on 2019!

April 2020

Have we had a busy year last year!

On October 11th media and VIPs attended an open-house event at John Polyani Collegiate Institute (JPCI), where UTM professors, Ph.D. trained scientists, JPCI teachers and students spoke about the impact of this innovative science learning opportunity, and the student’s increased confidence and interest in biotechnology from participating in this… more

May 2019 News Item - Behind the Scenes

February 2020

ABE@UTM Site Coordinator and Master Lab Technician Kristina Han is featured in the May blog post from the Amgen Biotech Experience Program Office. Follow the link below to read the full text!

https://www.amgenbiotechexperience.com/behind-scenes-preparing-benchtop-next-generation-biotech

Nov 2019 News Item - ABE Kit Videos!

February 2020

With the aid of some amazing videographers here at UTM, we have created a short video introducing all of the components inside the ABE@UTM kits.

Jan 2020 News Item - Forbes Purpose At Work list!

February 2020

The Amgen Biotech Experience Program was recently named #3 on the Forbes Purpose At Work: 10 Brands Leading With Purpose In 2019 list!  What a wonderful way to start the new year!