The 2006 Ernest E. Just Symposium

February 24, 2006

  8:30 - 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast - Gazes Auditorium
    9:00 - 9:15 Opening and greeting
MUSC President and Professor: Raymond S.Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D.
MUSC Dean, College of Graduate Studies: Perry Halushka, M.D., Ph.D.
  9:20 - 9:40 Title: "Rising to the Surface: The Science of Ernest Everett Just"
Gerald B. Grunwald, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean, Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology
Thomas Jefferson University
  9:45 - 10:05 Title: Ernest Just: South Carolina State University Connection
Judith Salley-Guydon, Ph.D.
Chair: Department of Biology
South Carolina State University
    10:10 - 10:25 Coffee Break
  Part II: Role Models    
Just Symposium Speaker 10:30 - 11:15 Title: Is this the best of times for Biomedical Research? Fueling your career with NIH support for the 21 st Century
Frank Hamilton, M.D., M.P.H.
National Institutes of Health, Branch Chief and Director:
Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition; Gastrointestinal Motility Program Director; Gastrointestinal Mucosa and Immunology Program Director; AIDS Program
    11:15 - 12:00pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS
  • Campus tour for visiting students
  • Undergraduate Advisors meet with MUSC College Admissions Officers
    12:00 - 12:50 Lunch
    1:00 - 3:30 Visiting students meet with MUSC College Admissions Officers
  Part III: Science    
  1:00 - 1:45 Title: Extracellular matrix dynamics during tissue morphogenesis and repair
Jean E. Schwarzbauer, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology
Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton University
  1:55 - 2:40 Title: Protocadherin induced tissue morphogenesis via regulation of a classical cadherin
Barry Gumbiner, Ph.D.
Professor; Department of Cell Biology
University of Virginia School of Medicine
  2:50 - 3:35 Title: Formation of multicellular epithelial structures
Keith Mostov, M.D. Ph.D.
Anatomy, Biochemistry and Biophysics,
UCSF; Cardiovascular Research Institute,
Cell Biology Program, UCSF

For more information, contact:
Dr. Perry Halushka ( )
Dr. Titus A. Reaves ( )

sponsored by:
MUSC Dept. of Cell Biology & Anatomy

SC NASA Space Grant Consortium
MUSC Provost Office
Office of Diversity
College of Graduate Studies
College of Dental Medicine
College of Pharmacy
College of Medicine