Smith, Marie

Genetics Instructor

Smith, Marie

Marie Smith joined the Education Division at GGC in 2021. She provides students across the state of South Carolina with genetics lab experiences on the Gene Machine Mobile Science Lab, in the classroom, and at GGC. Marie is passionate about enhancing genetic literacy and hopes to inspire students to explore career options in science and biotechnology.

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Office (864) 941-8194


  • M.S., Applied Health Research and Evaluation, Clemson University, 2021
  • B.S., Biology, Furman University, 2020

Meet The Jones Family

The journey to becoming parents did not start as an easy one for my husband and I. We suffered the heartache of miscarriage and the unimaginable pain of burying our first born child. Our son, sweet 1 lb 1.4 ounce, 12 inches long, teeny, tiny little Joseph “Hamilton” Jones was born with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and a heart defect. It tore our hearts out leaving the hospital without him, knowing our dreams and hope for the future were shattered....

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