Johns Hopkins Gazette | March 20, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University March 20, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 26

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Discussion/Talks | Grand Rounds | Information Sessions | Music | Open House | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Symposia | Workshops



Tues., March 21, 4:15 p.m. "Manganese Superoxide Dismutase: Proton Transfer and Function," a Chemistry colloquium with Diane Cabelli, Brookhaven National Laboratory; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 22, 3:30 p.m. "Globular Clusters and the Formation Histories of Their Host Galaxies," a Space Telescope Science Institute colloquium with Steve Zepf, Michigan State University; STScI Auditorium. HW

Fri., March 24, 2 p.m. "American Crossroad," an APL colloquium with Victor Corpus, Armed Forces of the Philippines (retired); Parsons Auditorium. APL



Mon., March 20, noon. "Parenting Teens," a WorkLife Programs discussion group with Melissa Back Tamburo; Suite 403 (Conference Room), 550 Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 23, 5 p.m. "Avian Flu: Where It Came From, Where It's Going and What We Can Do About It," a panel discussion with Nathan Wolfe, SPH; Ellen Silbergeld, SPH; and Thomas Quinn, SPH; W1214 SPH. EB


Grand Rounds

Wed., March 22, 4 p.m. "HPV and Public Health: The Intersection Between Science and Policy," Preventive Medicine/Public Health Grand Rounds with John Douglas Jr., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Co-sponsored by Region III STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and Bayiew Medical Center-Infectious Diseases. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB


Information Sessions

Sat., March 25, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Information session for programs in the Graduate Division of Business and Management. Sponsored by SPSBE. Columbia Center.



Tues., March 21, 3 to 5 p.m. Preparatory Honors Recital; Griswold Hall. Peabody


Open House

Fri., March 24, 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

Sat., March 25, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Spring open house for the School of Nursing, for students interested in baccalaureate nursing programs; with representatives from the student body, faculty, administration and admissions office. Refreshments and tours will be offered. Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. EB



The School of Medicine's Division of Cardiac Surgery honors Levi Watkins Jr. for his contributions to Johns Hopkins. See Special Events.

Mon., March 20, 12:15 p.m. "Where Do Little Golgi Stacks Come From?" a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Ben Glick, University of Chicago; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., March 20, 4 p.m. "The Roles of Kit Ligand During Mouse Germ Cell Development," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Mary Bedell, University of Georgia. Co-sponsored by Urology and Gynecology/Obstetrics. W2030 SPH. EB

Tues., March 21, 11 a.m. "Making Sense of Germline Mutants That Impact Human Health," an Institute for Computational Medicine seminar with Rachel Karchin, University of California, San Francisco; 110 Clark. HW

Tues., March 21, noon. "Phospholipases A2, Eicosanoid Generation and Airway Inflammation," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Michael Gelb, University of Washington; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., March 21, 12:15 p.m. "Growth Control in the Zebrafish Caudal Fin," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Stephen Johnson, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Wed., March 22, noon. "Peeking Into the Gate: Conformational Changes in CIC Transporters," a Physiology seminar with Joseph Mindell, NINDS/NIH; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Wed., March 22, 12:15 p.m. "What to Do When Your Study Involves the State of Maryland Facilities, Staff or Data: Maryland Cancer Registry, Vital Statistics Administration, TB Registry, AIDS Registry and Medicaid," an Office for Research Subjects seminar with Gay Hutchen, Office of the Inspector General, DHMH; W3008 SPH. EB

Wed., March 22, 2 p.m. "Roles of Host Membrane Lipid Molecules and Lipid Trafficking Machinery in the Pathogenesis of Sindbis Virus," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology thesis defense seminar with Ching Ging Ng; W3008 SPH. EB

Wed., March 22, 2 p.m. "Becoming Neural in the Developing Retina-Frizzled, Sox and the Proneural Cascade," an Institute for Cell Engineering seminar with Monica Vetter, University of Utah; West Lecture Hall, PCTB. EB

Wed., March 22, 4 p.m. "Targeting the Plasmodium Hemoglobin Degradation Pathway," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Daniel Goldberg, University of Washington; West Lecture Hall (ground floor) WBSB. EB

Wed., March 22, 5:30 p.m. "Managing Technical Innovation and New Ventures," an Engineering Programs for Professioals seminar with experts in information technology, organizational dynamics and marketing for engineers and technical professionals. Montgomery County Campus.

Thurs., March 23, 11 a.m. "What Do Cancer and Heart Disease Have in Common? Designing Therapeutic Strategies by Modeling Angiogenesis," an Institute for Computational Medicine seminar with Felim MacGabhann, WSE; 110 Clark. HW

Thurs., March 23, noon. "SREBP: New Connections Between Cholesterol and Oxygen Sensing," a Cell Biology seminar with Peter Espenshade, SoM; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 23, 1 p.m. "Which Way to Turn: How Do Growth Cones Determine Their Turning Direction?" a Neuroscience research seminar with Kyonsoo Hong, NYU School of Medicine; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., March 23, 4 p.m. "TRP Channels, Mediators of Sensory Signaling," a Biology seminar with Craig Montell, SoM; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., March 27, 10 a.m. "The Relationship of Parental Psychopathology to Child Medical Management and Avoidable Emergency Pediatric Services," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Joseph Edward Logan; 461 Hampton House. EB

Mon., March 27, noon. "Securing Dignity: The Role of Leadership and Public Health in Conflict Situations — An Insider's Perspective on Kashmir, Sudan and Rwanda," an External Affairs seminar with Farooq Kathwari, Refugees International, EO and president of Ethan Allen Interiors. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Mon., March 27, 12:15 p.m. "A Tale of Two Tails — How Basic Research on the Chlamydomonas flagellum Is Leading to New Insights Into Human Disease," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with George Witman, University of Massachusetts Medical School; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., March 27, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "New Principles in an Old Brain: Cortical Dynamics and Novel Feature Maps in Rodent Barrel Cortex" with Christopher Moore, MIT McGovern Institute for Brain Research. Sponsored by Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 27, 4 p.m. "How Good Is the Current Estimation of Anthropogenic Carbon Inventory in the Ocean?" an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Katsumi Matsumoto, University of Minnesota; Olin Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 27, 4 p.m. "Considering U.S. Slave Emancipation in Comparative Perspective," a History seminar with Peter Kolchin, University of Delaware; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., March 27, 4 p.m. "From Yeast Cell Biology to Human Progeria: Can an Anti-Cancer Drug (FTI) Be Used to Treat Children With a Premature Aging Disorder (HGPS)?" a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Susan Michaelis, KSAS; W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., March 27, 5 p.m. "The Cyclic Bar Construction on A-infinity Objects and THH," a Topology seminar with Vigleik Angeltveit; 308 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 27, 5:15 p.m. "Petrarch's Conception of History," a Romance Languages and Literatures seminar with Andreas Kablitz, University of Cologne; 223 Gilman. HW


Special Events

Thurs., March 23, 4 p.m. "35 Years and Counting," a reception honoring Levi Watkins Jr., with special guests and music selections by the Unified Voices. Turner Concourse. EB

Sat., March 25, 6 p.m. SoM Talent Show, with prizes and a raffle. To obtain free tickets, e-mail Turner Auditorium. EB

Sun., March 26, 2 to 4:30 p.m. "Makin' Music," a celebration of Baltimore's young music makers; part of Community Day 2006, sponsored by the Shriver Hall Concert Series. (See "In Brief," in this issue.) Shriver Hall. HW



Sun., March 26, 3:20 p.m. Women Lacrosse, vs. American; Homewood Field. HW



Mon., March 20, 8 a.m. Grant-writing workshop with Wendy Sanders. Sponsored by Professional Development Office. $1,100. Tilghman Auditorium, Turner Bldg. EB

Wed., March 22, noon. "College Planning for Your Middle and High School Students," a WorkLife Programs workshop with Paul White, assistant dean of admissions, SoM. B103 JH@Eastern.

Mon., March 27, 10 a.m. to noon. "NIH Funding Opportunities and Building a Program of Research," a Center for Collaborative Intervention Research workshop with Karen Huss, NIH. Registration required; contact Laura Neuberger at 410-502-1181 or E9519 SPH. EB

Mon., March 27, 1 to 4 p.m. "WebCT Faculty-Directed Training," a Center for Educational Resources workshop with Pamela Stefanuca. Register at Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

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