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The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas is honoring the life and legacy of the late David L. Garbers by hosting a memorial symposium on November 16, 2006.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas is honoring the life and legacy of the late David L. Garbers by hosting a memorial symposium on November 16, 2006.

Garbers, a distinguished scientist and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for more than 30 years, died on September 5, 2006, in Dallas where he had been a professor of pharmacology and director of the Cecil H. and Ida Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He was 62.

Those interested in attending the symposium should contact Wendy Deaner in the department of pharmacology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW).

The Garbers family has requested that memorial donations be made to UTSW to establish the David L. Garbers Lectureship. The address to which such donations may be sent (with a note stating that the donation is for the Garbers Lectureship) is:

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Development Office
P.O. Box 910888
Dallas, TX 75391-0888

The David L. Garbers, Ph.D.,
Memorial Symposium Program
University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
November 16, 2006

1:00

Alfred G. Gilman, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean, UT Southwestern Medical Center

1:10 - 1:30

Joel Hardman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Vanderbilt University

1:30 - 2:15

David Clapham, M.D., Ph.D.
Aldo R. Castañeda Professor of Cardiovascular Research and Professor of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

2:15 - 3:00

Joachim Schultz, Ph.D.
Head, Section of Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
Universität Tübingen

3:00 - 3:20

Break

3:20 - 3:30

David A. Clayton, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

3:30 - 4:15

Robert Lefkowitz, M.D.
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and Professor of Biochemistry
Duke University Medical Center
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

4:15 - 5:00

Randall Reed, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Jim Keeley 301.215.8858 keeleyj@hhmi.org