School science labs go pro

Amgen Foundation provides equipment

BIOTECH RULES—Camarillo High science teacher Joi Hiraishi, center, learns about the new equipment last year.
Local high school biology students are learning what it’s like to work in a professional lab.
The Thousand Oaks-based Amgen Foundation has upgraded school science labs with professional grade biotech equipment that allows students to enrich their education.
Jennifer van der Borgt, Amgen’s corporate affairs representative, said the Amgen Biotech Experience program introduces students...

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