Myers, Rebecca

Staff Scientist

Myers, Rebecca

Dr. Myers joined Greenwood Genetic Center as a Staff Scientist in the Research Division in February 2024. At GGC, Dr. Myers will use the BioSpherix Xvivo system to isolate cGMP-quality mitochondria for the Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. Alzheimer’s Initiative. Prior to joining GGC, Dr. Myers completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where her research focused on the role of histone methylation in age-related arterial stiffness and hypertension.

Contact Information

Office: 864-388-1045
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Education

  • B.S., Biology, University of South Carolina-Aiken, 2008
  • Ph.D., Healthcare Genetics, Clemson University, 2018
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Physiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2019-2023

Meet The Jones Family

The journey to becoming parents did not start as an easy one for my husband and I. We suffered the heartache of miscarriage and the unimaginable pain of burying our first born child. Our son, sweet 1 lb 1.4 ounce, 12 inches long, teeny, tiny little Joseph “Hamilton” Jones was born with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and a heart defect. It tore our hearts out leaving the hospital without him, knowing our dreams and hope for the future were shattered....

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