College of Graduate Studies
Ernest E. Just Symposium
Ernest Just Scientific Symposium
February 24, 2017
Located in the Drug Discovery Auditorium
Part 1: Introduction
|8:00-8:30 am||Registration and Breakfast - Entrance to Auditorium|
Opening: Lisa K. Saladin, PT, Ph.D.
Greetings: Donna Kern, M.D.
Title: "Genomics and Genetics in the Era of Precision Medicine"
Title: "E. E. Just: Establishing the Axis of Symmetry During Embryonic Development"
Part II: Role Models
Graduate Presenter9:40-9:55 am
Title: "Macrophages contribute to auditory nerve refinement by regulating glial cell numbers in the postnatal mouse cochlea"
Title: "Desmoplakin controls p38 MAPK-mediated cancer Cell Migration"
Title: "Directed Evolution of β-glucosidase from Paenibacillus Polymyxa"
Title: "The Making of an African American Kidney Transplant Surgeon & Urologist Dedicated to Substantively Innovating Ways to Improve Health Outcomes in Minority Populations"
Honorable James E. Clyburn, United State Congressman, 6th Congressional District Representative
Title: "Education and Health Initiatives"
EE Just Lecture
Christine Garcia, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: "Genetics of Pulmnary Fibrosis, Repeating the Telomere Theme"
|12:00-2:00 pm||EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS|
Campus tour for visiting students, Undergraduate Advisors meet with MUSC College Admissions Officers
Drug Discovery Bldg. Lobby
Facilitator will be at each table to move things forward as the Students discuss among themselves on the subjects below:
Bioengineering Bldg. Lobby
(refreshments will be served)