Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE-LA)

Amgen Biotech Experience

Amgen Biotech Experience Los Angeles (ABE-LA), funded by the Amgen Foundation and led by LA Promise Fund, is an innovative science education program that provides teacher professional development, teaching materials, and research-grade equipment and supplies to secondary and post-secondary schools free of charge. It features a hands-on molecular biology curriculum that introduces students to the excitement of scientific discovery through cutting edge in-person and online lab experiences.

ABE-LA goals are to:

  • Deepen equity in STEM efforts
  • Better align K-16 systems to benefit students and meet workforce needs
  • Increase the quality and reach of ABE

Teachers Involved


Students Engaged


Satisfaction rate for PDI alignment with teachers’ needs and/or expectations


Special thanks to those who help make the LA Promise Fund possible.

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Russell Westbrook Why Not? Foundation
City National Bank
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
California Emerging Technology Fund
Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation
Just Keep Livin Foundation
California Department of Education
Evil Geniuses
LA Rams
LA84 Foundation
Pacific Western Bank
Play Equity Fund
Verizon Foundation
Annenberg Foundation
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
California Community Foundation
Walt Disney Company
United Way of Greater Los Angeles
California Arts Council
J. Paul Getty Trust
Weingart Foundation
Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry
U.S. Department of Education
Ballmer Group
Amgen Foundation

Get Involved

To volunteer with the program or to sponsor, please contact our team at