Erika Brittany Bowen (She/Her)

Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. Student at University of Georgia

Erika Bowen, a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering at The University of Georgia (UGA), is dedicated to advancing knowledge in the field of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. With experience as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), she has supported student learning in Mass Transport and Rate Phenomena and Engineering Physiology ensuring a conducive learning environment. Outside her teaching role, she leads a project focusing on optimizing bioreactors for mesenchymal stem cell osteogenic differentiation, affiliated with the Cell Manufacturing and Technologies (CMaT) organization and working under Dr. Cheryl Gomillion. She previously attended the University of North Georgia (UNG) where she earned her Associate's in Physics and Associate's in Computer Science before obtaining her Bachelor's in Biological Engineering. Passionate about mentorship and community engagement, she is associated with various organizations and interests spanning education, health, and technology.


Athens, United States


Work style

How I prefer to work

Remote & Office


Mostly in a team

Qualities I value in my colleagues

  • Honesty
  • patience
  • loyalty
  • openness
  • ambition

My communication style

  • Casual
  • open
  • curious
  • overcommunicative
  • genuine

My pet peeves

  • Gossip
  • impatience
  • inconsiderateness
  • close-mindedness
  • unreliability


  • Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. Student

    August, 2022 - present

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

    August, 2023