Gene Week 2018 Begins!

September 29th- October 6th

Join us for Gene Week 2018 celebrating GGC and all things genetic! Plan now to attend our family-friendly events and a free evening talk on a hot topic in genetics!

All events will be held on the Greenwood Genetic Center campus.

Jammin' for Genes BBQ and Music Lawn Festival

Saturday, September 29th - 6-8pm
Presented by Self Regional Healthcare
Music by Greenwood's own Bad Weather States, BBQ plates, antique car show, art exhibit, silent auction and more! Proceeds benefit the GGC Foundation

Ticket and details available here!

Science on Tap

Thursday, October 4th - 6pm
Free lecture open to the public.
The CRISPR Craze: The Ins and Outs of Targeted Gene Editing

GGC faculty member, Dr. Heather Flanagan-Steet will discuss CRISPR gene editing, a technology that has been getting a great deal of attention in the past few years. She will explain how it works, how it could be used to treat patients with genetic disorders, and the ethical issues surrounding this technology. Refreshments will be served and tours of the Greenwood Genetic Center will be available before and after the talk at 5:15 and 7pm.

See the details here!

Race the Helix - Greenwood

Saturday, October 6th - 9am
Race the 5K or walk the 1 mile course to benefit the GGC Foundation.
$25 for the 5K. The 1 mile walk is FREE thanks to Walk the Helix sponsors, Manley Garvin, LLC and Stockman Oil!

Register here!


GGC gratefully acknowledges all of the sponsors and partners who make these event possible!

Jammin' for Genes 
Self Regional Healthcare, Ballentine Ford, Greenwood Community Foundation (Honoring Children with Autism), Hodges Law Firm, First Citizens Bank, Buzhardt's Trash Service, Daisy Uniforms, Little Pigs BBQ, Sunny 103.5

Race the Helix
Bionano, Illumina, Mutual of America, Thermofisher Scientific, Frank and Cathy Witney, McDonald's of Greenwood, Lonza, Sanofi Genzyme, Greenwood Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, Fox Sports Greenwood, Ascend, Carolina Automotive, Carolina Health Centers, Countybank, Greenwood Eye Clinic, The Stevenson Family, Burton Center Foundation, Alka and Ridhi Chaubey, Digestive Disease Group, Dr. Mary Charles Haigler, DMD, MS, Daisy Uniform, Rush Heating and Cooling, Speedway Car Care Center, CE Bourne and Company, Pediatric Dentistry of Greenwood, Starbucks, Allegra Printing, and Thompson Forest Consultants.