Kyndra Higgins

Ph.D. Student

Riverbend Research Center South
220 Riverbend Road
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States

Kyndra received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Georgia in 2020. As an undergraduate researcher, she worked on mathematical modeling of mesenchymal stem cell expansion via a dynamic bioreactor. Her current research focuses on breast cancer cell characterization through morphometric analyses and impedance sensing assays to define variables influencing metastasis.

Research Focus

  • Tissue Engineering
  • Pre-Clinical Tumor Modeling Systems
  • Nanoparticle Cancer Therapeutics

Major Professor

Cheryl Gomillion, Ph.D.


Gomillion Tissue Regeneration Lab


B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Georgia, 2020