UT Southwestern Medical Center is honoring the life and legacy of the late Dr. David L. Garbers by hosting a memorial symposium on Nov. 16, 2006.

Dr. Garbers, a distinguished scientist and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for more than 30 years, died on Sept. 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 UT Southwestern. He was 62.

Those interested in attending the symposium should contact Wendy Deaner (wendy.deaner@utsouthwestern.edu) in the Department of Pharmacology at UT Southwestern.

The Garbers family has requested that memorial donations be made to UT Southwestern 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
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas - Nov. 16, 2006

1 p.m. Alfred G. Gilman, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School
1:10 - 1:30 p.m. Joel Hardman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Vanderbilt University
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. David Clapham, M.D., Ph.D.
Aldo R. Castañeda Professor of Cardiovascular Research
Professor of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
2:15 - 3 p.m. Joachim Schultz, Ph.D. 
Head, Section of Pharmaceutical Biochemistry
Universität Tübingen
3 - 3:20 p.m.  Break
3:20 - 3:30 p.m.
David A. Clayton, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
3:30 - 4:15 p.m. Robert Lefkowitz, M.D.
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry     
Professor of Biochemistry
Duke University Medical Center
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
4:15 - 5 p.m.  Randall Reed, Ph.D. 
Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine