Brittany Taylor
Principal Investigator


J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida
1275 Center Drive, Biomedical Sciences Building Gainesville, FL 32610
(540) 907-3239 |
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Education & Training

Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, 2016
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, 2010
University of Virginia, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Charlottesville, VA

Fellowships and Awards

  • Alliance of Regenerative Rehabilitation Research and Training Scholar Development Award
  • Vanderbilt Juneteenth Award for Best Leadership of 2022
  • Bristol Myers Squibb-UNCF Ernest E. Just Postgraduate Associate Fellow
  • Top 100 Inspiring Black Scientists in America (list published in CellPress CrossTalk)
  • MIT Rising Star in Biomedical Science
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Award
  • Orthopaedic Research Society Tendon Section Conference Trainee Travel Grant Award
  • 2018 Mid-Atlantic PREP/IMSD Research Symposium (MAPRS) Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Mack Technology Fellow (Penn Wharton School of Business Entrepreneurship Program)
  • University of Pennsylvania Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Biomedical Engineering Society Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Student Fellow
  • NIH T32 Biotechnology Training Predoctoral Fellow (T32 GM8339)
  • NSF Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Fellow
  • St. Jude National Graduate Student Symposium Fellow
  • National Science Foundation Graduate STEM Fellow in K-12 Education (GK-12)
  • Rutgers Graduate School of New Brunswick Conference Travel Award
  • New Jersey Space Grant Consortium Award
  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASBEB) Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Travel Award Recipient

Professional Affiliations

  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Society for Biomaterials
  • National Postdoctoral Association
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers