Johns Hopkins Gazette | July 11, 2005
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University July 11, 2005 | Vol. 34 No. 39

Weekly Calendar

Blood Drive | Film/Video | Information Sessions | Seminars | Special Events | Symposia | Workshops


Blood Drive

Tues., July 12, and Wed., July 13, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive; make an appointment online at, e-mail with preferred times to or call 410-516-0138. Co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Summer Film Series, sponsored by the Office of Summer and Intersession Programs. Live music and food vendors at 8 p.m.; movies at 9. 410-516-4548. Keyser Quadrangle. HW

Sat., July 16. Meet the Fockers (no rain location).
Sat., July 23. Casablanca (rain location: Shriver Hall).


Information Sessions

Wed., July 13, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Science in Special Education information session; an opportunity to learn about two-year "professional immersion" teacher training programs offered by JHU and Montgomery County public schools. 208 A&R Bldg., Montgomery County Campus.



Mon., July 11, 1 p.m. "Parental Functioning and Adolescent Marijuana Involvement," a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Andrea Leigh Stone; 688 Hampton House. EB

Wed., July 13, 12:15 p.m. "HCP South Africa Update," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Patrick Coleman; International Room, Candler Bldg., 111 Market Place. EB

Thurs., July 14, noon. "Systems Dynamics: Clocks are Metronomes of Cellular Orchestration," a Cell Biology seminar with David Lloyd, Cardiff School of Biosciences; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Tues., July 19, noon. "Engineering and Applications of Zinc Finger Nucleases," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Mala Mani; W7023 SPH. EB

Tues., July 19, 12:15 p.m. "Vietnam's Entertainment-Education National TV Drama Overcoming Challenges," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Mai Huong; International Room, Candler Bldg., 111 Market Place. EB

Mon., July 25, 10 a.m. "Insulin-like Growth Factors, Sex Hormones, C-Reactive Protein and Ovarian Cancer Risk," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Meghan Ann McSorley; W2030 SPH. EB


Special Events

Tues., July 19, 5 to 7 p.m. The Johns Hopkins Government Forum — "Rekindling the Passion for Innovation," a panel discussion and reception with JHU President William R. Brody; Deborah Wince-Smith, Council on Competitiveness; Sen. Paul Sarbanes (D-Md.); Theodore Poehler, associate professor for research, JHU; Chi Dang, vice dean for research, SoM, JHU; and Nick Jones, dean, School of Engineering, JHU. First in a series for alumni and friends to obtain insights into broad public policy issues. Sponsored by President Brody and Johns Hopkins Government, Community and Public Affairs. R.S.V.P. to 800-548-5481. 902 Hart Senate Office Building, Constitution Ave. between 1st and 2nd streets, N.E., Washington, D.C.



Mon., July 11, 3:30 to 6 p.m. "Adolescent Neurodevelopment and Public Policy," a Hopkins Population Center symposium with Bernadine Dohrn, Children and Family Justice Center; neuroscientist Jay Giedd; and Laurence Steinberg, Temple University. Co-sponsored by Health Policy and Management and the DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. W1020 SPH. EB



Wed., July 13, and Wed., July 20, 11:30 a.m. "Tablet PCs and In-Class Voting," a Center for Educational Resources demonstration and discussion with Richard Shingles and Theron Feist; 301 Hodson. HW

Wed., July 20, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thurs., July 21, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Microarrays in Transcriptional Profiling," a joint FDA/JHU/PhRMA genomics workshop on the use of DNA microarrays to characterize different patterns of gene expressions; intended for scientists, clinicians, pharmacologists, biologists, physicians, chemists and geneticists with an interest in genomics. Space is limited. To register, 301-827-4591 or

Blood Drive | Film/Video | Information Sessions | Seminars | Special Events | Symposia | Workshops


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