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Meet the CULSOC Instructors

picture of KatherineKatherine Freemana CULSOC instructor and lab technician, holds a BS in genetics with a minor in biochemistry, from Clemson University. While studying at Clemson, Katherine worked in a biochemistry lab studying a Kinetoplastid parasite (Trypanosoma brucei), as well as co-taught a CI course focusing on bring STEM materials to local schools in need. In addition, Katherine was an intern at the Center for two summer before she graduated and accepted a job here full time! To further her education, Katherine is currently taking classes in Nonprofit Leadership, and would like to get an advance degree in Education.  When not working, Katherine enjoys spending time with her pets, hiking, and working to expand her business.   864-656-9939

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Cathy Brooks, a CULSOC instructor and lab technician, holds a BS with double majors in chemistry and biology from Berry College, as well as a M. Ed. in science education (grades 6-12) from the University of Georgia.  While at UGA, Cathy worked in a research lab performing protein purification from bioluminescent marine bacteria.  Cathy taught 8thgrade science in addition to being the lead teacher for chemistry at The Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia.  She has also taught biology and chemistry labs for The College of Charleston, Old Dominion University, and Truett McConnell University.  Outside the classroom, Cathy enjoys volunteer work, gardening, and hiking in the mountains with her husband. 864-656-9938