Faculty & Staff Directory


Josh Witten, PhD

Director of Research & Inquiry

Education and Research

  • Research: Methods for studies of genetic variation using single cells, genome-wide regulation of alternative splicing of mRNA
  • PhD, Molecular Cell Biology, Washington University in St. Louis 
  • BS, Biology with concentration in Genetics; Minors in Chemistry & History), Duke University

Courses taught

  • Mentored Summer Research & Inquiry
  • Advanced Research & Inquiry Communication
  • Preparing for Research Experiences

Awards, Honors, and Achievements

  • 2021 Rotarian of the Year - Rotary Club of Hartsville
  • Chair - Darlington County Humane Society 
  • Treasurer - Darlington County Habitat for Humanity
  • Coach/Player - Hartsville Rugby Football Club

Clubs and Societies

  • Interact Club

Joined GSSM in 2015