Junior Genetics Scholars Camp

We are excited to offer our 2nd annual Junior Genetics Scholars Summer Camp for high school students! Join us for a hands-on, fun-filled week of exploring human genetics concepts, technologies and careers.

Registration is open to rising 10th-12th graders through June 8, 2018 or until the camp is full.

 Summer camp 2018

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Video Resources

These videos are designed to introduce students and teachers to the Greenwood Genetic Center, careers in the field of genetics, and various laboratory skills and techniques. Please check back often for additional content.

Welcome to the Greenwood Genetic Center

All About GGC
Clinical Services
Diagnostic Laboratories

 Careers in Genetics

Bioinformatician - Stephen McGee, MS
Clinical Geneticist
- Mike Lyons, MD, FACMG
Cytogenetic Laboratory Technologist - Jill Johnson, CG(ASCP)CM
Genetic Counselor - Kellie King Walden, MS, CGC
Metabolic Dietitian - Amie Thompson, RD, LD

Video Library

SC Genetics Conclave - November 10, 2017

AM Session: Where we are: Current status of intellectual disabilities, birth defects, and autism spectrum disorder

PM Session: Where we are going: The impact of emerging technologies, expanded screening and early diagnosis, and clinical trials


SC Autism Conference - August 4, 2017 at GGC

SC Genetics Conclave - November 18, 2016


Senior Scholar Lectures

Dr. Dan Rohme

Dr. Jules Leroy

 Dr. Giovanni Neri

Dr. Bryan Hall


Case Review and Other Seminars


Schools of Honor

The Division of Education is grateful to all of the schools we visit for welcoming us onto your campus and entrusting us with your students. Our goal is to provide an engaging educational opportunity to enrich your curriculum.

While we are committed to providing these visits at no charge to your school, we are very grateful to those schools who have elected to financially support this program with a gift. To learn how you can contribute, please contact Dr. Leta Tribble at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Special thanks to:

  • Academy for Technology and Academics (ATA), Horry County District 1
  • Airport High School, Lexington District 2
  • Alice Drive Middle School, Sumter School District
  • Anderson Career and Technology Center, Anderson Districts 1 and 2
  • ATEC: Applied Technology Education Campus, Kershaw County School District
  • Bates Middle School, Sumter School District
  • Beck Academy, Greenville County School District
  • Cane Bay High School, Berkeley County School District
  • Charleston Charter School for Math and Science, Charleston County School District
  • Chesterfield High School, Chesterfield County School District
  • Christ Church Episcopal School, Greenville
  • Crescent High School, Anderson School District 3
  • Dorman High School, Spartanburg County School District 6
  • Five Oaks Academy, Simpsonville
  • Greer High School, Greenville School District
  • Indian Land High School, Lancaster County School District
  • Lewisville High School, Chester County School District
  • Lexington Technology Center, Lexington School District 1
  • Lower Richland High School, Richland School District 1
  • Mead Hall-Parish Day School of St. Thaddeus Church
  • Riverside High School, Greenville County Schools
  • Spring Hill High School, Lexington-Richland District 5
  • Sterling School, Greenville County Schools
  • West Ashley High School, Charleston County School District
  • Wren High School, Anderson School District 1


Genetic Counseling Aids, 2013

The Greenwood Genetic Center's 6th edition Genetic Counseling Aids is now available.

CA.screenshot webThe Counseling Aids is designed for use by genetic counselors, educators and other genetic healthcare professionals for patient education and student instruction.

The 6th edition includes improved organization with expanded content in all sections with special emphasis on Cancer Genetics and Biochemical Genetics.

Now in its 6th edition, this book has served as a leader in the field of graphic illustration of genetic principles for over 25 years. Utilizing contemporary graphic arts, the new edition serves to update and depict sometimes difficult concepts explained in conjunction with genetic counseling or classroom instruction.

Genetic Counseling Aids, 6th edition are available as 3-ring binder inserts, CD-ROM and also as Apps for Apple and Android tablets.


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Study Participation

Eligible participants include individuals at all ages who have had complete MECP2 gene analysis and have the clinical diagnosis of classic or variant Rett syndrome, with or without mutations in the gene OR individuals without clinical Rett syndrome but with MECP2 mutations.

For more information, see the Rett syndrome study fact sheet or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , study coordinator.