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


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

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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