Johns Hopkins Gazette | September 25, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University September 25, 2006 | Vol. 36 No. 4

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Exhibition | Film/Video | Information Sessions | Lectures | Music | Religion | Seminars | Special Events | Workshops



Tues., Sept. 26, 4:15 p.m. "Mechanistic Studies of Unusual Biosysthetic Transformations," a Chemistry colloquium with Hung-Wen "Ben" Liu, University of Texas; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 2 p.m. "U.S. Strategic Command," an APL colloquium with Lt. Gen. Robert Kehler, U.S. Air Force; Kossiakoff Center Auditorium. APL

Thurs., Sept. 28, 3 p.m. "Metallography and Hermeneutics: Kuniichi Tawara's Collaborative Research on the Japanese Sword and the Rest of the Story," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Takehiko Hashimoto, University of Tokyo; 3505 N. Charles St. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 3:30 p.m. "The Space Interferometry Mission," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Ron Allen, STSci; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon. through Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Seki-Takakazu Prize, awarded to the Japan-U.S. Mathematics Institute, on display. Extended hours Thursday until 8 p.m. Special Collections, A-Level, MSE Library. HW



Wed., Sept. 27, 5:20 p.m. And the Band Played On, a film on the early years of AIDS emergence in the U.S. Sponsored by Health, Behavior and Society. David Holtgrave, chair of the department, will discuss his experience at the CDC during this period. Light refreshments provided. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB


Information Sessions

Tues., Sept. 26, noon. "Event Planning," a Special Events Team information session on planning successful events; topics will include approval, parking, scheduling, security, multimedia, transportation, catering and publicity. Refreshments served. E2030 SPH (Feinstone Hall). EB

Tues., Sept. 26, 12:15 p.m. "International Medical Corps," a Career Services PowerPoint presentation on what the IMC does and positions that might be of interest to students, with Roslyn Grace, IMC; W2008 SPH. EB

Thurs., Sept. 28, 4 p.m. "Learning How to Be a Leader," an ROTC leadership and teamwork lab with 2nd Lt. Ryan Gerner; ROTC Bldg. HW



Tues., Sept. 26, 4:30 p.m. "Fictions of Femininity in the Case of Ingres' Portrait of Mme. de Sennones," a History of Art lecture by Tamar Garb, University College London. Co-sponsored by the Humanities Center. 254 Mergenthaler. HW

Tues., Sept. 26, 5:15 p.m. "The Aesthetics of Tragedy: Romantic Perspectives," a German and Romance Languages lecture by Christoph Menke, Universitat Potsdam/KSAS visiting professor; 336 Gilman. HW

Wed., Sept. 27, 5:15 p.m. "Images of Sin — Dante and Botticelli," a German and Romance Languages lecture by Joachim Kupper, Universitat Berlin; 336 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 5 p.m. "An Early Modern City for Iran: View and Experience in Isfahan," a History of Art lecture by Renata Holod, University of Pennsylvania; Multipurpose Room, 3rd floor, Smokler Center. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 5:15 p.m. "The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation," a German and Romance Languages lecture by Daniel Heller-Roazen, Princeton University; 336 Gilman. HW

Fri., Sept. 29, 11 a.m. "Water Mass Transformation in the Southern Ocean: Tracer Studies with the Regional Ocean Model BRIOS," a CEAFM lecture by Christian Rodehacke, Columbia University; 110 Maryland. HW



Wed., Sept. 27, 8 p.m. The Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital Series presents the Monument Piano Trio (Igor Yuzefovich, violin; Dariusz Skoraczewski, violoncello; Michael Sheppard, piano; with guest artist Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano), playing works by Shostakovich. Benefit for the Peabody chapter of the JH Alumni Association. $20 general admission, $12 for senior citizens and alumni; $10 for students. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Sat., Sept. 30, 8 p.m. Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Series presents the Peabody Symphony Orchestra with guest artist mezzo-soprano Jenni Bank (winner of the Sylvia L. Green Voice Competition). $18 general admission, $10 for senior citizens; $8 for students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody



Yom Kippur Services — Sun., Oct. 1, and Mon., Oct. 2 — Conservative, Reform (note new location) and Orthodox services. Conservative and Reform services sponsored by Hillel of Greater Baltimore; Orthodox by Chabad of Central Baltimore. Pre-fast and break-fast meals are free for students, $15/each for community members (see below for locations). To reserve, call 410-653-2265.

Conservative. Led by Rabbi Jason Kimelman-Block; Glass Pavilion, Levering. Sun., Kol Nidre, 6:15 p.m.; Mon., 9:30 a.m.; Yizkor, following Musaf, approx. 1:15 p.m.; Neilah, 6:15 p.m., Shofar, 7:21 p.m. Pre-fast meal, 4:15 p.m., Smokler Center; break-fast following services, Glass Pavilion. HW

Reform. Led by student rabbi Josh Lobel; Haebler Chapel, Goucher College. Sun., Kol Nidre, 6:45 p.m. Mon., 9:30 a.m.; Yizkor, 5:15 p.m.; Neilah, 6:15 p.m.; Shofar, 7:21 p.m. Pre-fast meal, 4:30 p.m., Kosher Dining Hall, Stimson Hall; break-fast following services in the Rosenberg Gallery.

Orthodox. Inn at the Colonnade, 4 W. University Parkway. Sun., Kol Nidre, 6:45 p.m.; Mon., 9:30 a.m.; Yizkor, approx., 11:30 a.m. Mincha and Neilah, 5:30 p.m.



Mon., Sept. 25, 12:15 p.m. "The Molecular Basis of a Non-Canonical Notch Signaling Pathway and Its Role in Axon Guidance," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Edward Giniger, NIH/NINDS; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Sept. 25, noon. "Innovation High School: The Challenge of Making It Happen," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Marion Pines, IPS; 526 Wyman Bldg. HW

Mon., Sept. 25, 1:30 p.m. "Live Recombinant Adenovirus Vaccines," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology thesis defense seminar with Michael Berg; W1020 SPH. EB

Mon., Sept. 25, 3 p.m. "Inflammation and Heart Disease: The Potential Roles of C-Reactive Protein (CRP) Gene Polymorphisms and Plasma CRP Levels," an Epidemiology faculty candidate presentation with Jennifer Pai, Harvard School of Public Health. Whelton Conference Room (2-600), Welch Center. EB

Mon., Sept. 25, 4 p.m. "Computational Protein Design: Theory, Experiments, Applications," a Biophysics seminar with Homme Hellinga, Duke University; 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., Sept. 25, 4 p.m. "Globalization, Competition, and 'The Information Age' of Manuel Castells," a History seminar with Louis Galambos, KSAS; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., Sept. 25, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "Neuronal Plasticity and Behavioral Recovery Following Spinal Injury in Monkeys," with Corinna Darian-Smith, Stanford University School of Medicine. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Tues., Sept. 26, noon. "Bioactive Sphingolipids in the Regulation of Inflammation and Cancer," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Lina Obeid, Medical University of South Carolina; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Sept. 26, noon. "The Molecular Basis for Sex Differences in Coronary Heart Disease: Two Hormone Candidates," an Epidemiology faculty candidate seminar with Gail Laughlin, University of California, San Diego; Whelton Conference Room (room 2-600), Welch Center. EB

Wed., Sept. 27, noon. "Oxygen and the Organism: When Does Oxygen Appear and How Does the Organism Detect It?" an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with Robert Fitzgerald; W7023 SPH. EB

Wed., Sept. 27, 3:30 p.m. "Three-Dimensional Analyses of Microstructures," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with George Spanos, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., Sept. 27, 4 p.m. "Self-Motion Perception: Multisensory Integration in Extrastriate Visual Cortex," a Krieger Mind/Brain Institute special seminar with Dora Angelaki, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine; 338 Krieger. HW

Wed., Sept. 27, 4 p.m. "The Extended Family Neutral Sphingomyelinases: Roles and Regulation," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Yusuf Hannun, Medical University of South Carolina; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Sept. 28, noon. "Laboratory Fish: Husbandry and Disease," an Animal Care and Use Committee seminar with Harshan Pisharath, SPH; 403 Ross. EB

Thurs., Sept. 28, noon. "PSA Screening: Current News and Views," an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with H. Ballantine Carter, SoM; W3030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Sept. 28, 1 p.m. "Transcriptional Regulation of Neuronal Development: The Combinatorial Code Meets the Conformation of Chromatin," a Neuroscience research seminar with Eric Turner, University of California, San Diego; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., Sept. 28, 3 p.m. "Routes to High-Strength Materials," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with David Embury, McMaster University; 210 Hodson. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 4 p.m. "Stem Cell Renewal in the Drosophila Testis," a Cell Biology seminar with Erika Matunis, SoM; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Sept. 28, 4 p.m. "Structural Requirements for Generating Subunit Rotation in the F1 ATPase," a Biology seminar with Mark Richter, University of Kansas; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 4 p.m. "Medial Representation as a Tool for Understanding Shape of 2D and 3D Objects," an Applied Mathematics and Statistics seminar with James Damon, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 5:30 p.m. "America's Urban Crisis: Have Our Cities Turned the Corner?" a Social Policy seminar with Peter Salins, SUNY, Albany. Sponsored by the Institute for Policy Studies, Co-sponsored by Economics and Health Policy and Management. Clipper Room, Shriver Hall. HW

Fri., Sept. 29, 12:15 p.m. "Prevalence, Predictors and Effectiveness of the Influenza Vaccination in HIV-Infected Women," an Epidemiology research proposal seminar with Keri Althoff; W4030 SPH. EB

Fri., Sept. 29, 4 p.m. "Failure of Strichartz Estimates in the Presence of a 'Repulsive' Potential," an Analysis seminar with Michael Goldberg, KSAS; 308 Krieger. HW

Mon., Oct. 2, 12:15 p.m. "Massive Nucleosome Replacement in the Sex Chromosomes During Mammalian Male Meiosis," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Godfried van der Heijden, Radbond University, Netherlands; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Oct. 2, 4 p.m. "Neural Mechanisms of Visual Perception," a Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar and lab presentation with Rudiger von der Heydt, JHU; 338 Krieger. HW


Special Events

Tues., Sept. 26, 6 p.m. Opening ceremonies for Latino Heritage Month, celebration marking the independence of Latin American countries; featuring ethnic foods and music. Sponsored by Organizacion Latina Estudiantil and RAB. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 8 p.m. 2006 MSE Symposium: Finding Our Voice: The Role of America's Youth — "A Greener Tomorrow: Environmental Issues and the Youth," with activist Ralph Nader; Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., Sept. 27, 12:15 p.m. "Resumes and CVs for MPH Students," a Career Services workshop. W3008 SPH. EB

Thurs., Sept. 28, noon. "Internet Safety," a WorkLife Programs workshop with Louis Biggie and Sandy Doyle. Register at Location announced upon registration. HW

Thurs., Sept. 28, 1 p.m. "Bits and Bytes: Teaching With Tablet PCs," a Center for Educational Resources workshop with Richard Shingles, CER. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

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