Event Detail

WIB-Chicago Young Women In Bio Tour of Abbott Labs, April 13, 2017

From 9:30 AM TO 2:30 PM

The Chicago Chapter of Women In Bio invites middle school girls to join us for a YWIB tour of Abbott Molecular on April 13. The facility tour will include a presentation of the laboratories, introduction to R&D scientists, rotations to work stations, and lunch. During and after the tour, attendees will have an opportunity to ask Abbott scientists and Women In Bio members questions, as well as time to network with girls interested in careers in science. WIB membership is not required - all middle school-aged girls are welcome! WIB-Chicago YWIB thanks Abbott Molecular Diagnostics for sponsoring this event.

This is a drop off event.  Volunteers from WIB-Chicago and Abbott Molecular will be chaperoning the tour.

Please read the YWIB permission forms located here.

Abbott Labs requires attendees to complete the following consent forms and return them via email to Chicagoywib@womeninbio.org.

YWIB Participant Age Range
6th through 8th grade

Walk-Ins Accepted?
Walk-ins and guests are not accepted – be sure to register early!


9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Registration and drop off attendees

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Presentations and Introductions

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Facility Tour

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Pizza Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


2:30 p.m.

Pictures and Farewell

Pricing Information
Members: Free
Non-Members: Free

Registration Deadline
March 13, 2017

Event Date/Time
Thursday, April 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. CST

Public Transit Information
CTA Blue Line to Rosemont; Rosemont CTA station 223 to Touhy/Pace Shelter

Maximum Capacity

Abbott Molecular, 1300 E. Touhy Ave. DesPlaines, IL, 60018