The 2008 Ernest E. Just Scientific Symposium

February 29, 2008
Basic Science Building, Room 100

BIOGRAPHY

 

8:00 - 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast - BSB 100 entrance to Auditorium

 

Introduction & History

 

 

 

 

9:00 - 9:20

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

MUSC Director Office of Student Diversity; Willette Burnham, M.Ed.

 

 

 

 

 

9:20 - 9:50

Title: "Ernest Everett Just: The KUA Years, 1900 - 1903"
Joanne L. Stone, B.A.
Head Librarian
Elizabeth Dorr Coffin Library
Kimball Union Academy
Meriden, New Hampshire 03770

 

 

 

 

 

Part II: Role Models

 

 

 

9:50 - 10:20

Title: "Making a Difference"

Hilda Hutcherson, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Associate Dean of Minority Affairs and Diversity
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY 10022

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:20 - 10:30

Break

 

 

 

 

Just Symposium Speaker

10:35 - 11:20

Title: "Regenerative Engineering: A New Paradigm for Musculoskeletal Repair"
Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.
Lillian T. Pratt Distinguished Professor and Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery
University Professor, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 801016
Charlottesville, VA 22908

 

 

 

 

 

11:20 - 11:35

Title: "Arthritis and Sphingolipids: What's the Connection? "
DeAnna Baker
M.D., Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
MUSC

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:40 - 12:15pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

 

 

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

 

 

12:20 - 12:50

Lunch 1st floor Dental Medicine Lobby

 

 

 

 

 

Part III: Science

 

 

    1:00 BREAKOUT SESSIONS
      Students to meet with College Admissions Officers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:00 - 2:50

Title: "Epithelial Polarity "
James Nelson , Ph.D.
Professor Biological Sciences

The James H. Clark Center
Stanford University

Stanford CA 94305

 

 

 

 

 

3:00 - 3:50

Title: "Stem Cells and Early Development"
Janet Rossant, Ph.D.
Lombard Chair in Pediatric Research

Hospital for Sick Children

University of Toronto
Toronto Ontario M5G 1X8

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our Sponsors:
MUSC Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, SC EPSCoR/IDeA, SC NASA Space Grant Consortium, Office of the Provost, Office of Diversity, College of Graduate Studies, College of Dental Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences


For more information, contact:
Dr. Perry Halushka ( halushpv@musc.edu )
Dr. Titus A. Reaves ( reaves@musc.edu )
Phone: 792-1282
Website: www.musc.edu/grad/just