Virtual Educational Offerings

With COVID-19’s disruption of GGC’s Outreach Educational Programs, the Division of Education has developed online and virtual tools to assist teachers in their genetics curriculum. We have developed a series of videos as well as the option for live virtual presentations and activities. Please contact Dr. Leta Tribble at or (864) 943-4170 for more information on any of our programs.

Videos for Classroom Use

Live Zoom Events

You can’t come to us and we can’t come to you, but we’d love to arrange a live Zoom call between our instructors and your students. Several available topics are listed below. If you are interested in another topic contact us and we’ll do our best to accommodate your request.

  • An Introduction to the GGC
  • Careers in Genetics
  • Introduction to Genetic Disorders
  • What is Medical Genetics?
  • Introduction to DNA: Genes and Mutations
  • Introduction to Cancer Genetics

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