The 2007 Ernest E. Just Symposium

February 2, 2007



8:30 - 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast - Gazes Auditorium


Introduction & History





9:00 - 9:20

Opening and Greeting

MUSC President and Professor; Raymond S.Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D.
MUSC Vice President, Provost and Professor; John Raymond, M.D.

MUSC Associate Director of Student Diversity; Laurine T. Charles, M.H.S.






9:20 - 9:50

Title: "E.E. Just as a Summer Researcher at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole "
Cathy Norton, M.S.

Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory Library

Woods Hole, Massachusetts






Part II: Role Models




9:50 - 10:20

Title: "Creating and Sustaining Equity in Medicine"

Joan Reede, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership

Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Department of Pediatrics

Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health

Assistant in Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital







10:20 - 10:30






Just Symposium Speaker

10:35 - 11:20

Title: "Science Coupled with Service? A New Approach to Health Disparities Research in the 21st Century"
Lovell Jones, Ph.D.
Director of Center for Research on Minority Health (CRMH)

Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences

Department of Health Disparities Research

University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center







11:20 - 12:10pm





  • Campus tour for visiting students
  • Undergraduate Advisors meet with MUSC College Admissions Officers



12:15 - 12:50







Part III: Science



      Students to meet with College Admissions Officers






1:00 - 1:50

Title: "Cellular Mechanisms of Metastasis "
Richard O. Hynes, Ph.D.
Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute






2:00 - 2:50

Title: "Patterning and Adhesion in Breast Development and Cancer"
Pamela Cowin, Ph.D.
Professor of Dermatology and Cell Biology

NYU Medical Center









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Dr. Titus A. Reaves ( )