Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 10, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 10, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 34

Weekly Calendar

Discussion/Talks | Lectures | Music | Open House | Seminars | Special Events | Symposium | Workshops



Wed., May 12, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. "A Cathedral of Books: Rediscovering George Peabody's Gift to Baltimore," informal discussions, led by library staff, on building the library collection, rare books and preserving the library collection. In conjunction with the exhibit celebrating the grand reopening of the library following renovations; exhibit runs through August, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. George Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place. Peabody



Tues., May 11, 6 p.m. "The Baltimore Exchange: Conflict Over 'Caractere,'" a slide lecture by Mark Reinberger, University of Georgia. Third in the "Baltimore's Great Architects" lecture series sponsored by Homewood House Museum. $10, $8 Homewood House members; free for students. Remsen Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., May 12, 3:30 p.m. "Sessions on Responsible Conduct of Research," a lecture by Sharon Krag; 107 Jenkins. HW

Mon., May 17, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture V--"The Regulation of Cell Motility in Drosophila Border Cells and Human Ovarian Cancer Cells" by Denise Montell. Sponsored by SOM. Hurd Hall. EB



Wed., May 12, noon. Performance by the JHMI Choral Society; Hurd Hall. EB


Open House

Mon., May 10, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Open house for the graduate degree programs in the Whiting School of Engineering's Part-Time Programs in Engineering and Applied Science. 1-800-JHU-ENGR. Academic and Research Bldg., Montgomery County Campus. Thurs., May 13, 2 to 4 p.m. Medical Spanish Open House, learn about courses that teach effective communication with Spanish speakers. Sponsored by Advanced Academic Programs. 340 Phipps. EB  


Mon., May 10, 11 a.m. "Respiratory Turbinates of Canids and Felids Revealed by High-Resolution CT Scans," with Blaire Van Valkenburgh, UCLA. Sponsored by the SOM Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution. 107A WBSB. EB

Mon., May 10, 12:15 p.m. "Fighting Malaria with Transgenic Mosquitoes," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 10, 1 p.m. "Alternative Systems of Healing--Acupuncture," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine seminar with Laura Coleson-Schreur; Weinberg Building Auditorium. EB

Mon., May 10, 2 p.m. "Left Insular Stroke Increases Risk of Adverse Cardiac Outcome by Impairing Cardiac Parasympathetic Tone," a Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation thesis defense seminar with Somchai Laowattana; W2029 BSPH. EB

Mon., May 10, 3:30 p.m. "Update on Cellular MR Imaging," an MR Research/Radiology seminar with Jeff W.M. Bulte; G-007 Ross. EB

Mon., May 10, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Functional Roles of the Integration Field of the Primary Visual Cortical Neurons of Cat and Monkey" with Chao-Yi Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Sponsored by Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., May 10, 4 p.m. "Can the Same Amino Acid Sequence Specify Both Soluble and Membrane Structures? An Emerging Story of BcL-X1 and Other Mitochondrial Proteins," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Blake Hill; W2030 BSPH. EB

Tues., May 11, noon. "Warmth Transduction, Like Beauty, Is Only Skin Deep," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Michael Caterina; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., May 11, 12:15 p.m. "Update on Turkey Health and Family Planning Foundation," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Yaser Yasir; International Room, 111 Market Place. EB

Tues., May 11, 12:30 p.m. "Gulf War Illnesses Are Characterized by Neurological Abnormalities and Neurally Medicated Hypotension and Are Associated with Pyridostigmine Bromide," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Katherine Lucas; W3204 BSPH. EB

Tues., May 11, 1 p.m. "Safety Climate and Occupational Injury: An Examination of Climate and Dimensions and Injury Outcomes," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Michael Ho; 563 Hampton House. EB

Tues., May 11, 4:30 p.m. "Network Models for Game Theory and Economics," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Michael Kearns, University of Pennsylvania; 303 Shaffer. HW

Wed., May 12, 9 a.m. "The Relationship Between Depression and Stroke: Is It Mediated by Inflammation?" an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Jose Arbelaez; 2-526 Welch Center. EB

Wed., May 12, 12:15 p.m. MHS student presentations, sponsored by Population and Family Health Sciences; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., May 12, 1:30 p.m. "The Mechanical Architecture of Proteins," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Julio Fernandez, Columbia University; 517 PCTB. EB

Wed., May 12, 4 p.m. "Statistical Regulatory Issues in Oncology Efficacy Endpoints," a Biostatistics seminar with Jay Herson, Westat; W2030 BSPH. EB

Thurs., May 13, noon. "The Mysteries of the Golgi Complex," a Cell Biology seminar with Carolyn Machamer; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., May 13, 12:15 p.m. "CPC/Bolivia--An Update," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Ariel Perez, CPC/Bolivia; International Room, 111 Market Place. EB

Thurs., May 13, 1 p.m. "Evidence for a New Retinoid Pathway That Mediates Visual Pigment Regeneration in Cone Photoreceptors," a Neuroscience research seminar with Gabriel Travis, UCLA School of Medicine; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., May 13, 3 p.m. "Neighborhood and Network Approaches to Injection Drug Use in Baltimore City," a Health Policy and Management seminar with Chyvette Williams; 744 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., May 13, 3:30 p.m. "Systematics of Size Control in Yeast," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Mike Tyers, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mt. Sinai Hospital; 517 PCTB. EB

Mon., May 17, 4 p.m. "Biomarker Development for Genital Tract Infections," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Patti Gravitt; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., May 17, 5 p.m. "The Painted Box of Tutankhamun," a Near Eastern Studies seminar with T.G.H. James; 123 Gilman. HW


Special Events

"Medical and Biological Illustration," an exhibition of works by graduating students in Art as Applied to Medicine, opens this week. Co-sponsored by the program and the SOM Graduate Student Association, the exhibition is installed in the Houck Lobby, Phipps Building, East Baltimore campus. See Special Events.

Tues., May 11, 3 p.m. Homewood and Peabody staff recognition reception, hosted by James McGill; for staff members with five, 10 or 15 years of service. Sponsored by Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs. 410-516-0345. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Thurs., May 13, 6 to 9 p.m., and Fri., May 14, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Helping Talent Soar: Identifying and Serving Gifted Students in All of America's Neighborhoods," a two-day conference. (See story, "CTY: 'Helping Talent Soar'," this issue.) 410-516-4142. Hodson Hall Terrace and Hodson Hall Auditorium. HW

Fri., May 14, noon. Annual Women's Network Spring Luncheon, with guest speaker Denise Koch, WJZ-TV. Transportation will be provided from the Homewood, Bayview and JHMI campuses. Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel.

Sat., May 15, through Sat., May 29, Graduating student exhibition of medical and biological illustration. Sponsored by Art as Applied to Medicine and SOM Graduate Student Association. A reception is scheduled for Wed., May 19, 4 to 7 p.m., Houck Lobby, Phipps. EB



Fri., May 14, 2 to 5 p.m. Symposium honoring the research accomplishments of Joseph L. Katz. Invited speakers include Richard Flagan, CalTech; Tom Fralich, Columbia University; Tim McLaughlin, MeadWestvaco; Howard Reiss, UCLA; Daniel Rosner, Yale University; Reinhard Strey, Institut fuer Physikalische Chemie; Hermann Uchtmann, University of Marburg; Barbara Wyslouzil, Ohio State University; Marc Donohue and Michael Betenbaugh. Sponsored by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. 110 Maryland. HW



Sat., May 15, 7:30 a.m. Women's Science Forum Workshop for middle school and high-school girls, with hands-on astronomy activities and panel discussion with women scientists; featuring speaker Lisa Wolff. $35 per student; register at STScI Auditorium. HW.

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