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. A list of available topics is provided below, though we are happy to customize a presentation specifically to your group’s needs.

Contact Leta Tribble, PhD at lmt@ggc.org or (864) 943-4170 for more information or to schedule a presentation.

  • Introduction to the Greenwood Genetic Center
  • Introduction to Human Genetics 101
  • Preventable Birth Defects
  • Introduction to Medical Genetics
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Genetic Counseling and Other Careers in Genetics
  • Family History and Pedigree Construction
  • Genetic Testing: Diagnostic Techniques and Ethical Issues
  • Neural Tube Defects: The Folic Acid Story
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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