Labdon, Alyssa

Genetics Instructor

Labdon, Alyssa

Alyssa joined GGC’s Division of Education in 2023. She is a genetics instructor who travels across the state of South Carolina educating students on the many interesting concepts in genetics. Alyssa teaches lessons in the classroom, on the Gene Machine Mobile Science Lab, and at GGC’s Genetic Education Center. Her main goal is to create a fun, intriguing, and safe environment for students to learn about STEM and to gain an interest in the field of genetics.

Contact Information

Office (864) 941-8194


  • B.S., Genetics, Clemson University, 2022


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