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

Meet Makayla Gunn

Meet Makayla Gunn

Makayla was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome in April of 2015 at the age of two.   At about 18 months, we noticed she had started some repetitive hand motions, and her pediatrician was a little concerned that she did not have many words.  She had learned some sign language, and was saying ‘mama’ and ‘dada’, but that was it.  Then she suddenly stopped all of that.  At her 2 year old check-up, the pediatrician referred us to BabyNet, ...

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