Johns Hopkins Gazette | December 18, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University December 18, 2006 | Vol. 36 No. 15

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Exhibition | Open House | Seminars | Workshops



Fri., Jan. 5, 2 p.m. The A.I. Mahan Colloquium — "Next Generation Deep Space Network: Vision for the Next 100 Years" with Barry Geldzahler, NASA. Sponsored by APL. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Thurs., Jan. 4, 5 to 7 p.m. "Feathers, Fins and Fur: The Pet in Early Maryland," opening reception for the exhibit that continues through Sat., March 31. Organized in partnership with the Maryland SPCA. Homewood House Museum. HW


Open House

Fri., Dec. 22, 8 p.m. Friday Open House at the Maryland Space Grant Observatory, weather permitting. For updates or weekly status, call 410-516-6525 or go to Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., Dec. 18, noon. "Long-Wavelength Geomorphology and Dynamics," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Laurent Husson, Universite Rennes; Olin Auditorium. HW

Mon., Dec. 18, 12:15 p.m. "TOR Complexes 1 and 2 Integrate Multiple Signaling Pathways to Regulate Growth and Development," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Alan Kimmel, NIH/NIDDK; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Dec. 18, 1:30 p.m. "Health Services Research in the Era of New Welfare State Theories: Political, Welfare State and Health Care Determinants of Population Health Status in Wealthy Countries," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Hae-Joo Chung; 688 Hampton House. EB

Mon., Dec. 18, 4 p.m. "Transcription Factor Stat5 in Androgen-Independent Growth of Prostate Cancer," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Marja Nevalainen, Thomas Jefferson University; W2030 SPH. EB

Tues., Dec. 19, noon. "Community and Faculty Perceptions of Community-based Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Findings From the Environmental Justice Partnership," a Health, Behavior and Society seminar with Clara Goldberg-Freeman, Environmental Justice Partnership. Co-sponsored by the Urban Health Institute (SPH). 208 Hampton House. EB

Tues., Dec. 19, 1 p.m. "Prevention of Invasive Candidiasis in Critically Ill Surgical Patients," a Clinical Investigation thesis defense seminar with Shelley Magill; E2527 SPH. EB

Wed., Dec. 20, 10 a.m. "Ecological and Genetic Components of Malaria Transmission in Macha, Zambia," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology thesis defense seminar with Rebekah Kent; W2030 SPH. EB

Wed., Dec. 20, noon. "Oxidative Regulation of Innate Immune Response and Protection From Sepsis: Role of NRF2," an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with Rajesh Thimmulappa, SPH; W7023 SPH. EB

Thurs., Dec. 21, 9 a.m. "Exposure to Ambient Fine Particulate Matter and Health Effects in the Medicare Population," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Sorina Elena Eftim; W7023 SPH. EB

Thurs., Dec. 21, 1 p.m. "Mechanisms and Functions of Synaptic Plasticity," a Neuroscience research seminar with Robert Malenka, Stanford University School of Medicine. Sponsored by the Neuroscience graduate students. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Fri., Dec. 22, 9 a.m. "The Contribution of Neuromechanical Mechanisms to the Pathogenesis of Upper Airway Obstruction During Sleep," a Clinical Investigation thesis defense seminar with Susheel Patil; E2527 SPH. EB

Wed., Jan. 3, 8:15 a.m. "The Submacular Surgery Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Barbara Hawkins, SoM; W4030 SPH. EB

Mon., Jan. 8, 12:15 p.m. "Synaptic Signaling by NF-KappaB," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Mollie Meffert, SoM; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW



Mon., Jan. 8, noon. "Fitness for the Workplace and at Home," a WorkLife Programs workshop on stress, increasing fitness and building resilience, with Chae Kwak, FASAP. Register at Exact location given upon registration. EB

Colloquia | Exhibition | Open House | Seminars | Workshops


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