Big Impact in Bio: Innovating to Save Lives

Amgen Scholars alumni tell their #BigImpactinBio stories, focusing on how to innovate in biotechnology in order to improve and save people’s lives. Continue reading


Big Impact in Bio: Building Communities

Amgen Scholars alumni tell their #BigImpactinBio stories, focusing on the importance of community building in science. Continue reading












Fall 2017 Travel Award Now Open

The Amgen Scholars Global Program Office is now accepting applications for Fall 2017 U.S. Alumni Travel Awards. Continue reading


From Amgen to the Atacama to Academia: An Unexpected Trajectory

As an undergraduate student at Caltech, Levine conducted research at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory where she designed luminescent lanthanide sensors for detection of bacterial endospores, which are among the most resilient forms of life on Earth. Continue reading


Creating Global Pathways to Science: Lela Okromelidze and Marta Andres Terre

Two women from two different backgrounds – one from a rural town in Eurasian Georgia and the other from urban Barcelona – both shared something in common growing up: a lack of access to scientific research labs. Continue reading











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