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EBC 2013 SymposiumEpithelial Biology Center 2013 Symposium

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 202 Light Hall

Keynote Speakers

Keith Mostov, MD, PhD

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, MS, PhD


CBIO 324. Epithelial Pathobiology (Epithelial Cell Function in Health and Disease)
Upper Level Course in Cell and Developmental Biology that has been offered bi-annually since 2006 to introduce students to issues of polarized epithelial cell function in the context of normal physiology as well as alterations associated with disease. Two one-and-a-half-hour sessions per week, one-semester course; paper presentation and discussion on Wednesday, lecture on Friday by visiting scientists. During the course, ten visiting scientists from outside Vanderbilt will present special topics changing each year. Prerequisite: open to all graduate students. Offered every other year. SPRING 2012 begins January 11.

Download the Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate School Catalog in PDF format.

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Recent Advances:


  1. Identification of the cause and the first effective medical treatment for a disabling premalignant disease of the stomach, Ménétrier’s disease.
  2. Identification of a novel marker of proliferative and quiescent intestinal stem cells.




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