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ABE-LA held its Abridged Genetic Engineering Professional Development Institute (PDI) at Pierce College, one of the program’s 6 distribution centers. We would like to share the highlights of this intense 2-day workshop series. Participants immersed themselves in a training that combined biotech…

ABE LA Recent Announcement

The Amgen Foundation announced a fresh commitment of $12.4 million to the ABE program, increasing the total commitment to a staggering $50 million since 1991. The program currently runs in 24 regions in the U.S. and worldwide- representing 13 countries- and is set to expand to communities in Brazil…
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ABE LA Newsletter Interview/Article

Saturday Workdays at Pasadena BioCollaborative Incubator We're thrilled to introduce you to Saturday Workdays, a series of exciting training events thoughtfully curated by PBC Lab Director, Dr. Wendie Johnston. Saturday Workdays at PBC are hands-on, immersive experiences that occur every 3 to 4…

ABE LA Newsletter Interview/Article

ABE-LA Student Interview Evelyn Vazquez is a junior attending Fullerton College who recently completed the ABE-LA internship program. Evelyn worked alongside Gladys Rodriguez OC-Fullerton College distribution center lab technician to prepare reagents and materials for ABE participating…

ABE LA Newsletter Interview/Article

ABE-LA Career Corner Interview: Jeremy Acosta By: Giovanna Tomat-Kelly   The first time I crossed paths with Jeremy was at a bar called Alchemy. Jeremy was tending the bar. It was a busy night, yet he managed to happily socialize with patrons while simultaneously serving drinks and manning…

ABE LA Newsletter Interview/Article

ABE-LA Alum Shares His Journey Edward Oropeza’s journey into biotechnology began when he participated in the Amgen Biotech Experience as a student at Fullerton High School. Having enjoyed the ABE program, he decided to volunteer at Saturday Workday, an internship program hosted at Fullerton…

ABE LA Newsletter

Happy Fall!   Fall greetings amazing science educators! We at ABE-LA hope you had a great summer break and are all recharged because we're diving headfirst into a brand-new school year. Just like the changing seasons 🍂🍁 we're here to help you spark some transformation, not only in bacteria 🔬…

ABE LA Newsletter

Welcome Back Teachers! The ABE-LA team recently celebrated the start of the program year with a visit from the ABE Program Office. During the meeting, the team honored resilience and focused on strategic planning. We are excited to commence another academic year of promoting science literacy,…

ABE LA Newsletter

Happy Spring Teachers!   The ABE-LA team members have been keeping busy as bees! After completing the Winter 2023 abridged PDI in Orange County, the team went on to plan and execute the Spring 2023 abridged PDI in Ventura County, the first PDI in Ventura County since 2016! Currently, the…

ABE LA Blog

ABE-LA held their Genetic Engineering Professional Development Institute (PDI) at the Brody Botanical Center at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. Here are the highlights of this intense 4-day workshop series. Participants immersed themselves in a training that combined…
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