Animal Compliance

The Greenwood Genetic Center is committed to the proper care and management of the animals in our aquaculture facility. Governed by an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), we strive to maintain the highest standards of compliance in all of our work. Should you have questions regarding the welfare of our animals, you may reach out to any IACUC member listed below.

GGC is a PHS-assured institution. 

Meet Reggie Roper

Meet Reggie Roper

Reggie has been part of the GGC family for over 18 years. He has short stature, webbing of his hands, pulmonary stenosis, seizures and hydrocephalus along with developmental delay. He carried an initial diagnosis of cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome; however, as genetic testing advanced, GGC made the diagnosis of Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair by identifying a mutation in the SHOC2 gene. He is also an active participant in the Greenwood Community Theatre's Penguin Project. "GGC is...

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