GGC’s outreach vehicles travel throughout the state of South Carolina. Monthly overnight trips are coordinated as the calendar permits.
Activities range from 50 minutes to over four hours depending upon the lab that is selected by the teacher.
See a list of available activities/modules here.
GGC instructors can work with three of four block classes and/or five traditional classes. The Gene Machine mobile lab can accommodate 24 students per class. Classes visited by the Helix Express will have supplies brought into the classroom and can accommodate up to 32 students.
GGC’s mobile laboratory program and visits/tours of the GGC campus are provided free of charge for SC public and private school classes, as well as virtual school students and home school organizations.
Mobile lab trips are scheduled each Tuesday-Thursday throughout the school year. Friday trips are scheduled as needed.
GGC’s mobile science laboratory program works with students in grades 7-12 as well as undergraduate classes.
GGC encourages students to explore career opportunities in medical genetics through a shadowing program for interested high school students. College students may also apply for summer internships. The deadline for the college summer internship application is December 31.
GGC offers a postgraduate fellowship in Clinical Laboratory Genetics and Genomics as well as a Residency in Clinical Genetics.
Contact GGC’s Division of Education at email@example.com or (864) 388-1711 with any speaker requests. A list of available topics can be found through our Speakers Bureau or we can tailor a presentation to meet the needs of your group.