Gene Machine Makes a Big Difference in the Big Easy

July 3, 2012 - GGC's mobile science laboratory, the Gene Machine, attended the 7th World Rett Syndrome Congress in New Orleans last month to provide information and a hands-on laboratory experience to help families better understand the genetics behind this condition.


Schwartz Receives NIH Grant to Develop Autism Test

June 8, 2012 – The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) has received a $275,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a test for autism spectrum disorders. The lead investigator on the two year project is GGC's Director of Research, Dr. Charles Schwartz.


Gene Machine Scheduling for 2012-2013 School Year

The Greenwood Genetic Center's Division of Education will be taking scheduling request for the Gene Machine Mobile Science Lab's 2012-2013 school year beginning May 17th through May 22nd. Interested teachers should complete the request form and return it electronically to Dr. Leta Tribble at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax (864)388-1062.

Scheduling will follow, and you will be notified during the summer. Please note that schools within the same geographical region will be grouped for overnight trips.

More information about this program can be found on the Mobile Lab website or our Facebook page.


Greenwood Celebrates Legacy of R. Boykin Curry, Jr.

May 6, 2012 - On Sunday, May 6th, GGC and the Greenwood community paid tribute to the legacy of R. Boykin Curry, Jr., an influential businessman and cornerstone of the Greenwood community who passed away earlier this year. Curry was instrumental in the founding of GGC and the event concluded with the announcement of the R. Boykin Curry Endowed Chair in Medical Genetics.


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