Animal Compliance

The Greenwood Genetic Center is committed to the proper care and management of the animals in our aquaculture facility. Governed by an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), we strive to maintain the highest standards of compliance in all of our work. Should you have questions regarding the welfare of our animals, you may reach out to any IACUC member listed below.

GGC is a PHS-assured institution. 

Reporting Animal Concerns If you have concerns about the care and/or treatment of animals in the Allin Aquaculture Facility, please submit your concerns in writing to any member of the IACUC committee at:

IACUC Committee             
Greenwood Genetic Center
113 Gregor Mendel Circle
Greenwood, SC 29646 All reports are kept anonymous.  

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 and guide her care. Dr. Champaigne and Ami...

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