Teacher Opportunities

While our outreach educational student programs provide a wonderful glimpse into the field of genetics, we are only able to be with the students for a day. Teachers have such a great influence on student achievement and career exploration, and we want to support teachers all year long, not only on the day of a classroom visit or field trip.

The Greenwood Genetic Center offers many programs to enhance teacher education – our popular summer courses provide continuing education and exposure to the latest technologies with hands-on activities. Our professional development workshops are designed to assist teachers in providing innovative lab activities for students. Our speakers bureau offers in class presentations tailored to the needs of your students.

Contact Leta M. Tribble, PhD at (864) 943-4170 or lmt@ggc.org for additional information on any of these offerings, and stay-up-to-date on our activities with our current newsletter.

Summer Teacher Courses

Summer Teacher Courses

Professional Development

Professional Development

The GGC’s Division of Education is available to coordinate and conduct workshops at your school, district, or work location.

Speaker's Bureau

Speaker's Bureau

GGC’s Division of Education is pleased to provide guest speakers to visit your classroom (middle or high school), civic or faith-based organization, museum, library or other adult gathering.

Biology 614

Biology 614

Contemporary Topics in Genetics: A Hands-On Approach

Biology 612

Biology 612

Special Topics: It's More Than Just the Genes
Bio 612 examines specific factors that impact phenotype, behaviors, and health. The course will focus on human variation, global health as related to environmental factors and spread of disease, gene structure and function, and animals as model organisms.

Biology 610

Biology 610

Developmental Genetics

Biology 618

Biology 618

Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Bioethics

Meet Reggie Roper

Meet Reggie Roper

Reggie has been part of the GGC family for over 18 years. He has short stature, webbing of his hands, pulmonary stenosis, seizures and hydrocephalus along with developmental delay. He carried an initial diagnosis of cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome; however, as genetic testing advanced, GGC made the diagnosis of Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair by identifying a mutation in the SHOC2 gene. He is also an active participant in the Greenwood Community Theatre's Penguin Project. "GGC is...

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