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


Insistent for progress: 2007 Scholar Elisabeth Krow-Lucal’s commitment to human health

When Elisabeth Krow-Lucal started college at the University of California, San Diego in 2005, she thought, “Wouldn’t it be so cool to work in a lab that studies the bubonic plague or another infectious disease that changed the course of history?”

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With Hundreds More in Pipeline, the First Amgen Scholars are Completing Their Ph.D.s

In November, Amgen Scholar alumna Seychelle Vos bought a one-way plane ticket to Germany, where she will embark on a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, in the group of Patrick Cramer.

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