Johns Hopkins Gazette | September 11, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University September 11, 2006 | Vol. 36 No. 2

Weekly Calendar

Blood Drive | Colloquia | Discussion/Talks | Film/Video | Lectures | Music | Open House | Seminars | Special Events | Workshops


Blood Drive

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



Thurs., Sept. 14, 3 p.m. "Complementary to What? Alternative to Whom? On Boundary Setting and the Scientific Project in Medicine," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Charles Rosenberg, Harvard University; 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. EB



Thurs., Sept. 14, 5 p.m. "Community Involvement: Dispelling Myths and Offering Tips," a SOURCE panel discussion; panelists will include Corporate Security, Hopkins faculty and students and East Baltimore community leaders; W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Mon., Sept. 18, noon. "Finding Work in Global Health," a discussion by Patricia Ohmans, Garth Osborn and other representatives from the Global Health Council, of their book by the same name; W2030 SPH. EB



Tues., Sept. 12, 5 p.m. Screening of An Inconvenient Truth, a documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide. Sponsored by the Center for Livable Future. E3018 SPH (Sommer Hall). EB



Fri., Sept. 15, 8 a.m. "Using RefWorks," a Welch Library lecture by Claire Twose, Welch Medical Library. Part of the Oncology Grand Rounds. Weinberg Auditorium. EB



Sun., Sept. 17, 5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series opens its 41st season with a performance by Stefan Jackiw (violin) and Max Levinson (piano) of music by Stravinsky, Beethoven and Strauss. $33; $17 for students, and $8 student rush. To subscribe, order individual event tickets or for information, call 410-516-7164 or go to Shriver Hall. HW


Open House

Thurs., Sept. 14, noon to 1 p.m. Open house for the Bayview chapter of the JHU Women's Network; learn about the opportunities and advantages that membership in the network can provide; all faculty, staff, bargaining unit employees, contractors, students, alumni, retirees and friends of the university are eligible for membership. Norman Library, 2B.65, JHAAC. Bayview

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



Mon., Sept. 11, 12:15 p.m. "Nephron Formation in the Embryonic Mouse Kidney," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Andrew McMahon, Harvard University; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Tues., Sept. 12, noon. "Microtubule Motors and Cytoarchitecture," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Trina Schroer, KSAS; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Sept. 12, 4 p.m. "Random Disambiguation Paths and Markov Decision Processes," an Applied Mathematics and Statistics student seminar with Al Aksakalli; 304 Whitehead. HW

Wed., Sept. 13, 11 a.m. "The Submesoscale Dynamical Transition in the Ocean," a CEAFM seminar with James McWilliams, UCLA; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., Sept. 13, 4 p.m. "Dynein: The Next Frontier in Motor Proteins," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Ron Vale, University of California, San Francisco; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Wed., Sept. 13, 4 p.m. "Gauss Sum and Poincare Sums," a Number Theory seminar with Takashi Ono; 304 Krieger. HW

Thurs., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. "Characterization of the ALA16VAL Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Polymorphism," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Britt McAtee; W7023 SPH. EB

Thurs., Sept. 14, noon. "Crosstalk Between Arf and Rho Family GTPases in Epithelial Cell Motility," a Cell Biology seminar with James Casanova, University of Virginia; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Sept. 14, noon. "Maryland Physician Cancer Screening Practices," an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with Eileen Steinberger, UMB; W3030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Sept. 14, 1 p.m. "A Spectrum of Cellular Properties Enables Cochlear Nuclear Neurons to Encode More Than Just the Spectra of Sounds," a Neuroscience research seminar with Donata Oertel, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Sept. 14, 3 p.m. "Gecko-inspired Fiber Array Adhesives and the Path Toward Small Climbing Robots," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Richard Groff, Clemson University; 210 Hodson. HW

Thurs., Sept. 14, 4 p.m. "Arbitrage and Geometry," an Applied Mathematics and Statistics seminar with Daniel Naiman, WSE; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Sept. 14, 4 p.m. "Studies of Latency, Viral Evolution and Drug Resistance in HIV Infection," a Biology seminar with Robert Siliciano, SoM; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., Sept. 15, 12:15 p.m. "Do Communication Programs Impact HIV/AIDS-related Behavior?" a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Jane Bertrand, SPH; Suite 310 (International Room), Candler Bldg., 111 Market Place.

Mon., Sept. 18, 12:15 p.m. "From Inside the Lab to Inside the Beltway: A Career in Science Policy," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Carrie Wolinetz, FASEB; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Sept. 18, 4 p.m. "Fluorescence-detected Protein Trafficking Into and Out of the ER," a Biophysics seminar with Arthur Johnson, Texas A&M Health Science Center; 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., Sept. 18, 4 p.m. "Seizing the Center: National Security Policy and American Conservatism in the 1970s," a History seminar with Julian Zelizer, Boston University; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Sept. 18, 4:30 p.m. "The Light That Never Goes Out: Butch Intimacies and Sub-Urban Sociabilities in 'Lesser Los Angeles,'" a Women, Gender and Sexuality seminar with Karen Tongson, University of Southern California; 113 Greenhouse. HW


Special Events

Mon., Sept. 11, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. "Labyrinth of Hope," dedication of the JHU Campus Ministries permanent labyrinth walk. Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith and Community Service Center. HW

Mon., Sept. 11, 8 p.m. Memorial for 9/11, sponsored by the College Republicans and the College Democrats. Co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Student Life, Student Development and Programming, and the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies. A brief memorial ceremony followed by a screening of United 93. In addition, 3,000 flags will be displayed in memory of those killed on Sept. 11, 2001. Keyser Quad. HW

Mon., Sept. 18, 8 p.m. The 2006 Constitutional Forum — "Our Undemocratic Constitution" with Sanford V. Levinson, University of Texas. Sponsored by Political Science, Institute for Policy Studies, and Government, Community and Public Affairs. 110 Hodson. HW



Thurs., Sept. 14, 9 a.m. "Financial Planning — Late Career Investor," a WorkLife Programs workshop with Bill Leeb and Pete Dixon, Financial Council Inc. Intended for individuals within 10 years of retirement. Register at Location to be announced upon registration. HW

Thurs., Sept. 14, 1 p.m. "Bits and Bytes: Using Digital Images in the Classroom," a Center for Educational Resources workshop with Meghan Gross and Ann Woodward, KSAS. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

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