Ernest Everett Just
American marine biologistDied when: 58 years 74 days (698 months)
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Ernest Everett Just (August 14, 1883 – October 27, 1941) was a pioneering African-American biologist, academic and science writer.Just's primary legacy is his recognition of the fundamental role of the cell surface in the development of organisms.
In his work within marine biology, cytology and parthenogenesis, he advocated the study of whole cells under normal conditions, rather than simply breaking them apart in a laboratory setting.