Nail, Olivia

Genetics Instructor

Nail, Olivia

Olivia joined the Education Division at GGC in 2021. She provides students across the state of South Carolina with genetics lab experiences on the Gene Machine Mobile Science Lab, in the classroom, and at GGC. Her goal is to get students excited about genetics and introduce them to the STEM field through engaging hands-on activities and tours of GGC. As a former GGC student herself, she desires to inspire and encourage the next generation of scientists.

Contact Information

Office (864) 941-8194
Fax (864) 388-1062


  • B.S., Genetics, University of Georgia, 2020


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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