Gene Week 2017 Schedule Announced

08.30.17

The second annual Gene Week, celebrating the mission of GGC, will take place in Greenwood from September 30 to October 7, 2017. All events will be held
on the GGC campus (117 Gregor Mendel Circle) and are open to the public.

  • Saturday, September 30

    4th annual Jammin’ for Genes

    BBQ and Music Lawn Festival featuring The Little Roy and Lizzie Show 6pm-9pm

    Tickets available online (Adults – $20, Children 12 and under – $5)

    All proceeds benefit the GGC Foundation
  • Tuesday, October 3rd

    Science on Tap

    Community lecture featuring GGC’s Dr. Mike Friez

    “How Genomic Sequencing is Changing Medicine”

    6pm at GGC’s Curry Conference Center/Auditorium

    Free and open to the public
  • Thursday, October 5th

    GGC Open House

    Tour the campus, meet faculty and do an experiment on the Gene Machine

    4:30-6:30pm

    Free and open to the public

    Reception hosted by the GGC Foundation’s Double Helix Society
  • Saturday, October 7th

    7th annual Race the Helix® – Greenwood

    5K run and 1 mile run/walk

    9am

    $25 entry fee for the 5K

    1 mile walk is free with online registration

    All proceeds benefit the GGC Foundation

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis and guide her care. Dr. Champaigne and Ami...

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