Johns Hopkins Gazette | January 17, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 17, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 17

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Grand Rounds | Lectures | Seminars | Special Events | Workshops



Fri., Jan. 20, 2 p.m. "The Future of the UTC Time Scale," an APL colloquium with Ronald Beard, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory; Parsons Auditorium. APL


Grand Rounds

Wed., Jan. 18, 4 p.m. Preventive Medicine/Public Health Grand Rounds — "Taxonomy of Hazard Functions of the Generalized Gamma Distribution With Application to Survival After AIDS in Different Therapy Eras" by Christopher Cox. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. W1214 SPH. EB



Thurs., Jan. 19, 3:30 p.m. The Sixth Annual Daniel Nathans M.D. Lecture in Molecular Genetics — "The Genomics of Restriction and Modification" by Richard Roberts, New England Biolabs. Sponsored by Molecular Biology and Genetics. WBSB Auditorium. EB


Open House

Fri., Jan. 20, 8 p.m. Friday Open House at the Maryland Space Grant Observatory; weather permitting. For weekly status, call 410-516-6525 or go to Bloomberg Center. HW



Tues., Jan. 17, noon. "Mechanotransduction in Hair Cells of the Inner Ear," a Biological Chemistry seminar with David Corey, Harvard Medical School; 612 Physiology Bldg. EB

Tues., Jan. 17, 12:15 p.m. "Axon Guidance in Corpus Callosum Development," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Celine Plachez, University of Maryland; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Wed., Jan. 18, 12:15 p.m. "ABCD: Arsenic in Bangladesh and Childhood Diarrhea," an International Health seminar with Andi Shane, University of California, San Francisco. Co-sponsored by Health Systems Program and the Center for Improving Neonatal Health. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 19, 9:30 a.m. "Low Bone Mineral Density and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Men and Women," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Michael Mussolino; W3008 SPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 19, noon. "Mediators of Germ Cell Migration and Cholesterol Metabolism During Zebrafish Development," a Cell Biology seminar with Steven Farber, Carnegie Institution; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Jan. 19, noon. "The Control of Toxoplasma-Host Cell Interactions," an Infectious Diseases/Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with Con Beckers, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 19, 1 p.m. "Conversations Between Glia, Neurons and Blood Vessels in the Retina," a Neuroscience research seminar with Eric Newman, University of Minnesota; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Fri., Jan. 20, 4 p.m. "Inhibitors of Uracil DNA Glycosylase Based on Enzymatic Mechanisms of Extrahelical Base Recognition," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense seminar with Daniel Krosky; 303 WBSB. EB

Mon., Jan. 23, 12:15 p.m. "How Telomeres Tamed the DNA Damage Response," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Titia de Lange, Rockefeller University; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Jan. 23, 4 p.m. "Chemical Rescue of a Mutant Enzyme in Living Cells," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense seminar with Yingfeng Qiao; 303 WBSB. EB


Special Events

Fri., Jan. 20, 6 to 8 p.m., and Sat., Jan. 21, 1 to 3 p.m. "Your Affectionate Father," dramatic readings from Carroll family letters. $20 for Homewood House members, $25 for non-members. Preregistration required; 410-516-5589. After the readings, Madeira and tea will be served in Homewood's wine cellar. Homewood House Museum. HW



WebCT workshops with Pamela Stefanuca. Sponsored by the Center for Educational Resources. Register at

Tues., Jan. 17, 6 to 9 p.m. "Assessing Student Knowledge and Man-aging Students and Grades"; 206 A&R Bldg., Montgomery County Campus. MCC

Wed., Jan. 18, 6 to 9 p.m. "Getting Started in WebCT"; Dorsey Center.

Mon., Jan. 23, 1 to 4 p.m. "Getting Started in WebCT"; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

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