Speaker's Bureau

Speaker's Bureau

GGC’s Division of Education is pleased to provide guest speakers to visit your classroom (middle or high school), civic or faith-based organization, museum, library or other adult gathering. A list of available topics is provided below, though we are happy to customize a presentation specifically to your group’s needs.

Contact Leta Tribble, PhD at lmt@ggc.org or (864) 943-4170 for more information or to schedule a presentation.

  • Introduction to the Greenwood Genetic Center
  • Introduction to Human Genetics 101
  • Preventable Birth Defects
  • Introduction to Medical Genetics
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Genetic Counseling and Other Careers in Genetics
  • Family History and Pedigree Construction
  • Genetic Testing: Diagnostic Techniques and Ethical Issues
  • Neural Tube Defects: The Folic Acid Story
Meet The Jones Family

Meet The Jones Family

The journey to becoming parents did not start as an easy one for my husband and I. We suffered the heartache of miscarriage and the unimaginable pain of burying our first born child. Our son, sweet 1 lb 1.4 ounce, 12 inches long, teeny, tiny little Joseph “Hamilton” Jones was born with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and a heart defect. It tore our hearts out leaving the hospital without him, knowing our dreams and hope for the future were shattered. ...

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