LaVerdure, Ashley

Genetics Instructor

LaVerdure, Ashley

Ashley joined GGC’s Division of Education in 2019. She travels across South Carolina providing laboratory experiences for middle and high school students, both in their classrooms as well as on board the Gene Machine Mobile Science Lab. She also works with groups visiting the Greenwood Genetic Center by providing presentations, labs, and tours of the campus in order to inspire students to explore careers in science and biotechnology.

Contact Information

Office: (864) 388-1711
Fax: (864) 388-1062
alaverdure@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S., Professional Studies (Biology and Education), New York University, 2017
Meet Makayla Gunn

Meet Makayla Gunn

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