“The Amgen Scholars experience gave me the opportunity to have my first ever approach to neuroscience and stem cell culture.”
“I think that one of the best ways to learn is by conducting scientific research. It makes you aware that scientific knowledge is dynamic and constantly advancing.”
“I saw people putting their soul into their projects and generating new ideas every single day. They were passionate about their projects and didn’t just work; they did something they enjoyed.”
“At my [home] university, all of my research was paper-based, so I had never been in a lab before. That’s why this experience with the Amgen Scholars Program was a great opportunity for me.”
“Although I had research experience in statistics and epidemiology, the Amgen Scholars Program gave me my first hands-on bench experience.”
“Conducting research at The University of Tokyo as an Amgen Scholar has had a tremendous impact on my future.”
“What really cemented the Amgen Scholars Program for me was the availability of a project in women’s health that perfectly aligned with my interests, and the opportunity to study in Japan.”
Amgen Scholars is an international program funded by the Amgen Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by Harvard University.