College of Graduate Studies
Ernest E. Just Symposium
Ernest Just Scientific Symposium
February 27, 2015
Located in the James E. Clyburn Research Center Auditorium
Part 1: Introduction
|8:00-900 am||Registration and Breakfast - Entrance to Auditorium|
Opening: Mark Sothmann Ph.D.
Deborah Deas, M.D.
Greetings: Jacqueline McGinty, Ph.D., Professor and Interim Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Title: "The Ernest Path: The Grit and Determination of Dr. Just's Early Life"
Part II: Role Models
Just Symposium Keynote
Title: "Computation-based Protein Engineering with Applications in the Life Sciences"
Bren Professor of Biology and Chemistry
Title: "To Connect or Not Connect: Understanding the Multifaceted Role of Beta 3 Integrin in the Heart"
Dorea Pleasant, Ph.D. candidate
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
|11:30-12:15 pm||Panel Discussion (question and answers with speakers)|
|12:30-2:00 pm||BREAKOUT SESSIONS/LUNCH|
Campus tour for visiting students, Undergraduate Advisors meet with MUSC College Admissions Officers
Part III Science
|poster seccions; science presentations|
Title: "Reprogramming Stem Cell Fate"
Title: "Transgenic Mouse Modeling of Critical Congenital Heart Disease"
Director, Program in Developmental Biology and Neonatal Medicine
Title: "Role of neuroimmune molecules in pulmonary fibrosis"