Bowens, Zach

Genetics Instructor

Bowens, Zach

Zach joined GGC’s Division of Education in 2019. He travels across South Carolina providing laboratory instruction for middle and high school students,
both in their classrooms as well as on board the Gene Machine Mobile Science Lab. He also works with groups visiting the Greenwood Genetic Center providing
presentations, labs, and tours of the GGC campus. Zach also assists in the development of new labs and activities for the Center’s educational outreach
programs.

Contact Information

Office: (864) 388-1711

Fax: (864) 388-1062

zbowens@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S, Biology and Psychology, Erskine College, 2018

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis and guide her care. Dr. Champaigne and Ami...

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