College of Graduate Studies
Ernest E. Just Symposium
Ernest Just Scientific Symposium
February 28, 2014
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.
Etta Pisano, M.D.
Greetings: Steven Lanier, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Research, Professor of Pharmacology, MUSC
Jacqueline McGinty, Ph.D., Professor and Interim Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Title: "The Importance of the Liberal Arts in a Scientific Education and Career"
The Ernest Everett Just 1907 Professor of Natural Sciences
Part II: Role Models
Just Symposium Keynote
Title: "Understanding Racial Group and Education Differences in Obesity"
Director, Institute for Social Research
Title: "Genetic and Environmental Factors Leading to Lupus in the SC Gullah Population"
Title: "G-Protein Coupled Receptor Kinase 5 Knockdown Sensitizes Prostate Cancer Cells to Docetaxel Treatment"
Title: "Effects of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in MDA-MB-231 Cells"
Title: "Representation of Black Men in Randomized Control Clinical Trials from 1992-2011"
|12:00-3:00 pm||BREAKOUT SESSIONS/LUNCH|
Campus tour for visiting students, Undergraduate Advisors meet with MUSC College Admissions Officers
Part III Science
Title: "Biomimetic Microfabrication to Manipulate Cells"
Title: "Mechanics and Fibrosis"
Associate Professor: Laboratory of Tissue Repair and Regeneration Matrix Dynamics
Title: "Modeling Morphogenesis, Tumorigenesis, and Drug Sensitivity in 3D Cultures"