McGee, Stephen

Bioinformatics Specialist

McGee, Stephen

While attending graduate school, Stephen’s research focused primarily on the mechanics and implications of small oligonucleotide probes in microarray design. He began his career in bioinformatics at the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2010 after graduating from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. His work focuses on the analysis, interpretation, and storage of next-generation sequencing data. Stephen’s research interests also include the development and implementation of neural networks and pattern-finding algorithms in analyzing microarray gene expression data to aid in the development of diagnostic practices.

Contact Information

Office (864) 388-1056
Fax (864) 388-1706
smcgee@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S. Experimental Psychology, University of South Carolina (Columbia), 2004

  • M.S. Bioinformatics, University of North Carolina (Charlotte), 2009
Lucy's Story

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...

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