• Karen Zhang

    Karen Zhang

    “The collaborative side of science is not always well advertised, but talking to scientists in industry as well as academia has shown me that research does not have to be a one person endeavor.”

  • Timothy Chai

    Timothy Chai

    “The Amgen Scholars Program’s done a spectacular job of putting together a well-rounded group of people.”

  • Milica Vunjak

    Milica Vunjak

    “This was a great opportunity for me to see if I was capable of doing independent research as I would need to for a Ph.D.”

  • Oarteze Hunter

    Oarteze Hunter

    “Being in the presence of these big professors and doctors and having the chance to dialogue with them has been really inspiring.”

  • Reem Abdel-Haq

    Reem Abdel-Haq

    “Ultimately, I’d like to create affordable therapies for people, especially in less developed countries with inefficient healthcare systems.”

  • Alex Bates

    Alex Bates

    “The Amgen Scholars Program has been the biggest and most immersive scientific experience I have had in my life.”

  • Hildigunnur Anna Hall

    Hildigunnur Anna Hall

    “I had never had any lab experience before and at my university we don’t get many opportunities to work in research.”

  • Imaani Easthausen

    Imaani Easthausen

    “It’s really cool to be in an environment to conduct research with other undergrads.”

  • Bayardo Garay

    Bayardo Garay

    “I would ultimately like to end up running my own lab at a leading research university close to a hospital where I can see patients.”

  • Alicia Romero

    Alicia Romero

    “I’ve learned there is no set path that says what success is, as long as you’re doing something you love and not giving up.”

  • Randy Cuevas

    Randy Cuevas

    “The most rewarding part is feeling like a scientist.”

  • Hannah (Hyun Ji) Park

    Hannah (Hyun Ji) Park

    “I think that interacting with other students at visiting schools has given me exposure to a variety of thinking.”