Johns Hopkins Gazette | December 11, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University December 11, 2006 | Vol. 36 No. 14

Weekly Calendar

Blood Drive | Book Signing | Colloquia | Music | Open House | Seminars |


Blood Drive

Tenor sax legend George Garzone joins the Peabody Jazz Orchestra on a range of tunes from the jazz repertoire. See Music.
Photo by Kimberly Grant, Courtesy Berklee

Tues., Dec. 12, and Wed., Dec. 13, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive. To make an appoint to donate or for more information, e-mail or call 410-614-3050. Turner Concourse. EB


Book Signings

Sat., Dec. 16, 2 to 4 p.m. Signing of "Bringing Back the Bay: Photographs of Marion E. Warren and the Voices of Its People" by author Mame Warren, daughter of the photographer. Warren also will sign her books "Johns Hopkins: Knowledge for the World" and "Our Shared Legacy: Nursing Education at Johns Hopkins 1889-2006." Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins, Charles Commons. HW



Tues., Dec. 12, 4:15 p.m. "The Multiplicity of Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis," a Chemistry colloquium with John Blanchard, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Dec. 13, 3:30 p.m. "Substellar Noir: Brown Dwarf Binaries and the Mystery of the L/T Transition," an STScI colloquium with Adam Burgasser, MIT; STScI Auditorium. HW

Wed., Dec. 13, 4 p.m. "Visual Working Memory and Selective Attention," a Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium with Ed Vogel, University of Oregon; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., Dec. 13, 4:30 p.m. "Spindle Morphogenesis, Beyond the Microtubule Cytoskeleton," a Biology colloquium with Yixian Zheng, Carnegie Institution; 26 Mudd. HW

Fri., Dec. 15, 2 p.m. The E.P. Gray Colloquium presenting the Hart Prizes for Excellence in Independent Research and Development — "Data Fusion and Hypothesis Evaluation for Syndromic Surveillance" (research) with Jeffrey Lin, JHU/APL; and "High Temperature Structures and Thermal Management Systems" (development) with David Drewry, JHU/APL. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Wed., Dec. 13, noon. The Art of Healing Concert Series presents countertenor Drew Vanlandingham. Sponsored by the Kimmel Cancer Center. Ceremonial Lobby, Weinberg Bldg. EB

Wed., Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. Children of Agape Choir, a group of South African children orphaned by AIDS, performs. Brief question-and-answer period follows. Co-sponsored by the JB Grant Society, the JHSPH Student Assembly and the Love Hallie Foundation. $5 suggested admission. Copies of the choir's CD will be on sale. Hurd Hall Auditorium. EB

Wed., Dec. 13, 8 p.m. The Peabody Concert Orchestra, the Peabody Singers and the Peabody-Hopkins Chorus perform in a 150th anniversary concert, featuring Peabody alums and faculty composers. $18 general admission, $10 for senior citizens and $8 for students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Fri., Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Jazz Orchestra performs with tenor saxophonist George Garzone. $18 general admission, $10 for senior citizens and $8 for students with ID. East Hall. Peabody

Sat., Dec. 16, 3 p.m. The Preparatory Young Artists Orchestra performs with the Preparatory String Ensemble. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., Dec. 16, 7 p.m. The Preparatory Sinfonietta performs. Friedberg Hall. Peabody


Open House

Mon., Dec. 11, noon to 1 p.m. Haptics Open House, graduate students in the class Haptic Systems for Teleoperation and Virtual Reality will demonstrate final course projects. Refreshments will be served. 200 Latrobe. HW

Fri., Dec. 15, 8 p.m. Friday Open House at the Maryland Space Grant Observatory, weather permitting. For more information, updates or weekly status, call 410-516-6525 or go to Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., Dec. 11, 9 a.m. "Networks and Neighborhoods: Multilevel Determinants of STI Risks," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Caroline Fichtenberg; W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., Dec. 11, 1:30 p.m. "Anticipated Longevity and Other Determinants in Shaping Parent-Child Proximity for Older Adults," a Population and Family Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Yiduo Zhang; E4611 SPH. EB

Mon., Dec. 11, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — " 'There Is No Spoon': The Representations of Association Cortex in Monkey" with Ralph Siegel, Rutgers University; 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Dec. 11, 4 p.m. "Fertilization Mechanisms: How Sperm TRP Along to the Egg," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Harvey Florman, University of Massachusetts Medical School; W2030 SPH. EB

Tues., Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m. "Association of Maternal Depression Symptoms, Poverty and Single-Parenthood with Use of Preventive Health Services for Preschool-Age Children," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Lisa Lyman; E4611 SPH. EB

Tues., Dec. 12, noon. "Matrix Metalloproteases Play a Role in the Metastasis of Drosophila Tumor Cells," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Allen Shearn, KSAS; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Dec. 12, 2 p.m. "Improving and Assessing Coronary Heart Disease Risk Prediction at the Individual and Population Levels," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Nina Paynter; W2030 SPH. EB

Tues., Dec. 12, 3:30 p.m. "Physical Activity to Maintain Independence in Older Adults," a Center on Aging and Health seminar with Marco Pahor, University of Florida. Part of the Aging seminar series. Suite 2-700, 2024 E. Monument St. EB

Tues., Dec. 12, 4 p.m. "Collecting Letters and Making History in 16th- and 17th-Century China," an East Asia History seminar with Kathryn Lowry, Institute for Advanced Study; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., Dec. 13, 9 a.m. "Virologic, Immunologic and Clinical Outcomes in HIV-Infected Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment in Faith-based Health Facilities," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Olumuyiwa Aina; W2030 SPH. EB

Wed., Dec. 13, noon. "Sleep-Wake Assessment and the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response in Neonatal Mice," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Alexander Balbir; W7023 SPH. EB

Wed., Dec. 13, 12:15 p.m. "Integrating Depression Services Into Cardiovascular Care," a Mental Health seminar with Hillary Bogner, University of Pennsylvania; B14B Hampton House. EB

Wed., Dec. 13, 12:15 p.m. "ORA and ORS: In-Sync to Help Make Your Research Happen," an Office for Research Subjects brown bag seminar with LaVonne Sumler, Office of Research Administration; and Stephanie Gaudreau, Office for Research Subjects. W3031 SPH. EB

Wed., Dec. 13, 4 p.m. "And You Thought the Research Was Difficult? Challenges in Translating Findings Into Policy: Experiences from the Rakai Program, Uganda," an Office of the Dean seminar with Maria Wawer, SPH; W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Wed., Dec. 13, 4 p.m. "How Are Biochemical Networks Organized in Living Cells?" a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Stephen Michnick, University of Montreal; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Dec. 14, noon. "Consequences of Telomere Shortening in the Lung," an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with Mary Armanios, SoM; W3030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Dec. 14, noon. "Endosomal NHE: Trafficking in Drugs, Acid and Salt," a Cell Biology seminar with Rajini Rao, SoM; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Dec. 14, 12:10 p.m. "Obesity Prevention in Children: Opportunities and Challenges," a Health, Behavior and Society seminar with Benjamin Caballero, Department of International Health, Division of Human Nutrition. Co-sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future. 250 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., Dec. 14, 4 p.m. "Interplay of Mechanics and Chemistry in Biology," a Biology seminar with Sean Sun, WSE; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., Dec. 15, 9 a.m. "The Effects of Noise and Aminoglycoside Antibiotic Exposure on the Auditory System of the Preterm Infant," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Katherine Rees; W7023 SPH. EB

Fri., Dec. 15, noon. "Societal Risk of Pertussis in the United States: Role of State Policies and Spatial Clustering of Childhood Vaccine Refusers," an International Health thesis defense seminar with Saad Omer; W2030 SPH. EB

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

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