“Life is exquisitely a time-thing like music. And beyond the plane of life, out of infinite time, may have come that harmony of motion which endowed the combination of compounds with life.”
--Dr. Ernest E. Just

Ernest Everett Just was born on in Charleston, SC in 1883 and went on to graduate from Dartmouth College and later taught at Howard University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Dr. Just conducted research at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and became the world’s expert on fertilization and cell division. His research constitutes the foundation of genetics work still going on today. On February 2, 1915, Dr. Just received the Spingarn Medal for his pioneering research. Just died in October 1941 at the age of 58. To learn more about Dr. Just, check out this biography of his life and work:

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