Virtual Educational Offerings

With COVID-19's disruption of GGC's Outreach Educational Programs, the Division of Education has developed online and virtual tools to assist teachers in their genetics curriculum. We have developed a series of videos as well as the option for live virtual presentations and activities. Please contact Dr. Leta Tribble at LMT@ggc.org or (864) 943-4170 for more information on any of our programs.

Videos for Classroom Use

Live Zoom Events

You can't come to us and we can't come to you, but we'd love to arrange a live Zoom call between our instructors and your students. Several available topics are listed below. If you are interested in another topic contact us and we'll do our best to accommodate your request.

  • An Introduction to the GGC
  • Careers in Genetics
  • Introduction to Genetic Disorders
  • What is Medical Genetics?
  • Introduction to DNA: Genes and Mutations
  • Introduction to Cancer Genetics

 

Lucy's Story

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis...

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