Johns Hopkins Gazette | December 20, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University December 20, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 16

Weekly Calendar

Blood Drive | Lectures | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Symposia |


Surgeon General to Speak

Richard Carmona

Richard Carmona, surgeon general of the United States, will deliver the annual Gardner Smith Lecture, an endowed Bayview event, at surgical grand rounds at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6, in Tilghman Auditorium, East Baltimore campus. Carmona, a trauma surgeon and specialist in public health preparedness, is a former high school drop-out and decorated Vietnam veteran who went on to become a paramedic, R.N., physician, university professor, hospital CEO, public health officer and health care system CEO. He is expected to address top-priority issues facing the nation, including tort reform. See Lectures.


Blood Drive

Mon., Dec. 27; Tues., Dec. 28; and Wed., Dec. 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs. To make an appointment, call 410-614-3050 or e-mail Turner Concourse. EB



Mon., Dec. 20, noon. "Spiritual Well-Being and Depression in Lung Cancer," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine lecture by David Bekelman; Room 322, 1830 Bldg. EB

Mon., Jan. 3, noon. "Depression and Cardiovascular Disease: What Is the Link?" a Complementary and Alternative Medicine lecture by Daniel Ford; Room 322 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Jan. 6, noon. The Gardner Smith Lecture by Richard Carmona. (See story, above.) Tilghman Auditorium. EB

Mon., Jan. 10, noon. "A Perspective on the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine lecture by Joseph Fins, Weill Medical College, Cornell University; Weinberg Auditorium. EB



Mon., Dec. 20, 4 p.m. "Carbohydrate Microarrays and Small Molecule Targeting of RNA," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Matthew Disney, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; 303 WBSB. EB

Mon., Dec. 20, 4 p.m. "Zinc Uptake Transporter Down Regulated in Prostate Cancer: A Metabolic/Bioenergetic Concept of Prostate Malignancy," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Renty Franklin, University of Md. Dental School; W2030 SPH. EB

Tues., Dec. 21, 12:15 p.m. "Dirty Bombs, Radiological Terrorism and Risk Communication: New Research Findings," a Public Health Preparedness seminar with Steven Becker, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. Co-sponsored by the Leadership Search Committee. W2008 SPH. EB

Tues., Jan. 4, 4 p.m. "Protein Engineering: Expanding Building Blocks and Directing Evolution in Live Cells," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Lei Wang, University of California, San Diego; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., Jan. 5, 8:15 a.m. "Protection of Human Subjects of Research: Where Are We? Where Are We Going?" a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Bernard Schwetz, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services; W2030 SPH. EB

Fri., Jan. 7, noon. "Expression Cloning of Signaling Molecules in Immune Cell Activation Pathways," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Joel Pomerantz; 612 Physiology. EB


Special Events

Fri., Jan. 7, noon to 1:30 p.m. The 2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration, with keynote speaker the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and presentation of MLK Jr. Community Service Awards. (See story, "Babies Go Ga-Ga for Research," this issue.) Turner Auditorium. EB



Sat., Jan. 8, 2 p.m. Women's Basketball, vs. Bryn Mawr; Newton H. White Athletic Center. HW Sat., Jan. 8, 4 p.m. Men's Basketball, vs. Washington College; Newton H. White Athletic Center. HW



Fri., Jan. 7, 6 p.m., and Sat., Jan. 8, 2 p.m. "Costume a la Mode," two programs — a dramatization and a slide lecture — about early American fashion, in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition What's in the Wardrobe? sponsored by Homewood House. $25, $20 for Homewood House members. Reservations required; 410-516-8645 or Homewood House Museum. HW

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