Johns Hopkins Gazette | January 20, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 20, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 18

Weekly Calendar

Conference | Lectures | Music | Open House | Seminars | Symposia | Workshops



Thurs., Jan. 22, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. "Web Accessibility," an SOM mini-conference. 410-516-8949, 410-516-6225 (TTY), or register online at Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

9 a.m. "Web Accessibility: Our Legal Obligation as a University," keynote address by Cyndi Rowland, Project WebAim, Utah University.

1 to 3:30 p.m. Panel discussion on the following topics: "The Faculty Role in Accessibility" by Jeffery Finlay, University of Maryland University College; "A Model in Accessibility: One Institution's Response" by Kristine Neuber, George Mason University; and "Accessible Web Design" by Teal Anderson.



Thurs., Jan. 22, 9 a.m. "Asthma and COPD: The Baltimore Perspective," a Lung Biology lecture by Peter Bielenson, Baltimore City Health Department. Co-sponsored by Aventis Pharmaceuticals. Auditorium, Asthma and Allergy Center. Bayview



Sun., Jan. 25, 3 p.m. Preparatory Winter Honors Recital, featuring performers selected from the Winter Honors Competition; Griswold Hall. Peabody


Open House

Wed., Jan. 21, 8 to 10 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. SON Special Students Day, offering on-site registration for master's courses and an opportunity for students to learn about programs offered at the school; Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, 2 to 4 p.m. Open House for Johns Hopkins medical Spanish courses, designed to help improve patient care, communicate directly with Spanish-speaking patients and develop cultural awareness and understanding. 800-847-3330. 340 Phipps. EB



Tues., Jan. 20, 10 a.m. "Influence of Abrasive Grit Size/Lead Concentration on Dust Particle Size When Sanding Lead-Based Paint," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with William Alexander; W6014 BSPH. EB

Tues., Jan. 20, noon. "Building Community for Better Breast Health for Korean American Women," an Urban Health Institute seminar with HaeRa Han; 250 Hampton House. EB

Tues., Jan. 20, 12:15 p.m. "What's Their Bias? Child Survival Experts Talk Behavior Change," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Renny Seidel, AED; Suite 310, 111 Market Place. EB

Tues., Jan. 20, 1 p.m. "Spectrotemporal Structure and Plasticity of Receptive Fields in Auditory Cortex," a special Neuroscience seminar with Jennifer Linden, University of California, San Francisco; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Wed., Jan. 21, 1:30 p.m. "Developmentally Regulated Single Gene Transcriptomes of Human Ion Channel Genes," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with William Agnew; 517 PCTB. EB

Wed., Jan. 21, 4 p.m. "An Overview of Benford's Law With Applications to Auditing," a Biostatistics seminar with Richard Cleary, Bentley College; W2030 BSPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, noon. "Disulfide Bond Formation and Transfer in Living Cells," a Cell Biology seminar with Chris Kaiser, MIT; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, noon. "Mouse Phenotyping: A Step by Step Guide," an Animal Care and Use Committee seminar with Craig Fletcher; 403 Ross. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, noon. "Cytokines as Adjuncts to Therapeutic Vaccination in Sivmac Infection, an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology noon seminar with Genoveffa Franchini, National Cancer Institute; W2030 BSPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, 12:15 p.m. "Malaria in Zambia," an African Public Health Network seminar with Clive Shiff; W3204 BSPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, 1 p.m. "Activity-Dependent Modification of Developing Neural Circuits," a Neuroscience research seminar with Muming Poo, University of California, Berkeley; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, 3:30 p.m. "Circadian and Homeostatic Mechanisms of Sleep in Drosophila melanogaster," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Julie Williams, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; 517 PCTB. EB

Mon., Jan. 26, noon. "Mechanisms of DNA Damage-Induced Neuronal Apoptosis," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Lee Martin; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., Jan. 26, 4 p.m. "The Hunt for North American Diamonds," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Kevin Krajick; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW



Wed., Jan. 21, 9 a.m. to noon. "Neurosciences on the Homewood Campus," a Biology symposium with Doug Fambrough, Haiqing Zhao, Marnie Halpern, Michela Gallagher, Ed Connor and Brenda Rapp. (See story, this issue.) Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW



"Stereoscopic Photography and Virtual Reality Made Easy," a JHU Digital Media Center workshop. 410-516-3817 or 101 Jones Building, Mattin Center. HW

Thurs., Jan. 22, noon to 1 p.m. Opening lecture by Jared Bendis, New Media Studio, Case Western Reserve University; overview of tools and techniques used to create media elements and integrate them into a project. QuickTime VR panoramas, QuickTime VR objects, and 3-D/stereoscopic photography (red/blue anaglyphed images).

Thurs., Jan. 22, 1:15 to 2 p.m. "Depth Perception and Optical Illusions," short talk and interactive experience.

Thurs., Jan. 22, 2:15 to 5 p.m. "Hands on Playing: 3-D Cameras, 3-D Viewers, 3-D Video and Other 3-D."

Fri., Jan. 23, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Workshops on anaglyphs, faking 3-D, chromadepth, panorama, VR objects.

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