Mayor Welborn Adams Proclaims 'Gene Week' in Greenwood

Greenwood Mayor, Welborn Adams, proclaimed September 27- October 1 as Gene Week in the City of Greenwood. He presented the proclamation to GGC Director, Dr. Steve Skinner and Head of Communications, Lori Bassett at the Greenwood City Council meeting on Monday, September 16th.


Details on all Gene Week events can be found here.

Science on Tap Features New Approaches to Combat Infection

Erskine's Dr. Anna Blenda to present in series

September 8, 2016 - The next 'Science on Tap' event will be held on Tuesday, September 13th at 6pm at Howard's on Main in Uptown Greenwood. Science on Tap is a community lecture series designed to share some of the scientific advances happening in the Greenwood area.

The September 13th event will feature Anna Blenda, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology at Erskine College. Dr. Blenda will discuss 'Wolves in Sheeps' Clothing: How the human body protects itself from bacterial imposters.' The presentation will be followed by time for discussion and questions.


DuPont and Chaubey Take on National Leadership Roles

August 5, 2016 – In addition to their daily responsibilities of identifying chromosomal abnormalities in patients with a variety of concerns from intellectual disability to cancer, Greenwood Genetic Center's (GGC) Cytogenetics Laboratory Senior Director, Dr. Barb DuPont, and Director, Dr. Alka Chaubey are representing the field of cytogenetics on a national level through leadership in two organizations.


GGC Researchers Recognized with Best Poster at Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation International Conference

July 25, 2016 – Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Assistant Research Scientist, Dr. Luigi Boccuto, and colleagues were awarded 'Best Poster' at the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation International Conference in Orlando, FL last week. The team presented new methods to better characterize this complex and variable genetic disorder.


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