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School of Medicine Columbia

Faculty and Staff

Jack Gregory Goldsmith, Ph.D.

Title: Clinical Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy
Department: Cell Biology & Anatomy
School of Medicine Columbia
Phone: 803-216-3853

Cell Biology & Anatomy
Basic Science Bldg 1



1990 South Carolina Honors College/University of South Carolina - Baccalaureus Artium et Scientiae (BA/BS)
1994 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Ph.D.


Broadly speaking, Dr. Goldsmith is interested in applying analytical methods, including chromatographic, spectroscopic, and imaging, to biological problems. Serving as a principle faculty member in the medical biochemistry sequence and course director of the graduate biochemistry courses, Dr. Goldsmith is also interested in developing new educational resources and pedagogical methods in an effort to increase student comprehension and retention.


Crime Scene Chemistry for the Armchair Sleuth Cathy Cobb, Monty L Fetterolf, and Jack G Goldsmith. Prometheus Books, New York, 2007 (394 pp).

Book Chapters
“Discoidin Domain Receptors in Cardiac Development,” David E Justus, Adam Hoffman, Ekaterina Mironova, Alexander Hartman, Jack G Goldsmith, Jay D Potts, Edie C Goldsmith in Discoidin Domain Receptors in Health and Diseases, Rafael Friedman and Paul Huang eds, Springer, New York, in press.

Peer Reviewed Publications
“Diabetes-Induced Alterations in the Extracellular Matrix and Their Impact on Myocardial Function,” Brittany Law, Vennece Fowlkes, Jack G Goldsmith, Wayne Carver, Edie C Goldsmith, Microsc Microanal. 18 22-34, 2012.
“Direct Quantification of Gene Expression Using Capillary Electrophoresis with Laser-Induced Fluorescence,” Jack G Goldsmith, Edidong C Ntuen, Edie C Goldsmith, Anal. Biochem. 360 23-29, 2007.

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