Johns Hopkins Gazette | January 30, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 30, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 19

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Discussion/Talks | Film/Video | Grand Rounds | Lectures | Music | Open House | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Symposia | Theater | Workshops


Friday Night Films Debuts

Peter Bogdanovitch

A visit this week from director Peter Bogdanovich, and a showing of his 1985 film Mask, opens the new Friday Night Films series, organized by a student-run club of the same name on the Homewood campus.

Working with Film and Media Studies, the group has assembled a semester-long lineup of films that will be shown each week at 8 p.m., free to JHU affiliates with I.D. ($5 for the general public). The opener is in Hodson Auditorium and the closer outdoors on the Keyser Quadrangle; all others will be shown in Mudd Hall Auditorium.

Future films are Feb. 10, Sideways; Feb. 17, Ray; Feb. 24, Bride and Prejudice, co-sponsored by South Asian Students at Hopkins; March 3, The Royal Tenenbaums; March 10, Garden State; March 17, Annie Hall; March 31, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; April 7, Amélie; April 14, Requiem For A Dream; April 21, The Pianist, co-sponsored by Amnesty; April 28, Millions; and May 5, Mr. and Mrs. Smith.



Mon., Jan. 30, noon. "Gynecology and Surgery: Alliances of Knowledge and Practice in the Premodern Period," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Monica Green, Arizona State University; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. EB

Wed., Feb. 1, 4 p.m. "Assessing Associative Learning," a Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium with Robert Rescorla, University of Pennsylvania; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., Feb. 1, 5 p.m. "The Calcineurin Epic: Growth, Love, Sex, Memories, Death," a Biology colloquium with Kyle Cunningham, KSAS; Mudd Auditorium. HW

Fri., Feb. 3, 2 p.m. "A Systems Approach to Modeling and Analyzing Biological Systems," an APL Colloquium with Frank Doyle III; Parsons Auditorium. APL



Wed., Feb. 1, 4 to 6 p.m. "Health Issues Confronting Maryland Communities," a School of Public Health presentation and panel discussion with state and county health officials. Co-sponsored by PHASE and the Midatlantic Public Health Training Center. E2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Feb. 2, noon. "Are You Not Ashamed to Tell So Many Lies?" a Mattin ART Munch discussion with Tristan Davies, Stephen Dixon and Jean McGarry; SDS Room, 101 Jones Bldg., Mattin Center. HW



Fri., Feb. 3, 7 p.m. Friday Night Films presents Mask, with an introduction by Oscar-nominated director Peter Bogdanovich. Co-sponsored by Film and Media Studies. $5 general public; free with JHU I.D. Hodson Auditorium. HW


Grand Rounds

Wed., Feb. 1, 4 to 6 p.m. "When You Need Oxygen: A Story of the Carotid Body," Preventive Medicine/Public Health grand rounds with Machiko Shirahata, SPH; W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB



Mon., Jan. 30, 4 p.m. Dean's Lecture II — "Novel Therapeutics for HIV: Discoveries Using the SIV Model" by M. Christine Zink, SoM; Hurd Hall, JHH. EB

Tues., Jan. 31, noon. "Cost Effectiveness Through the Lens of Mid-Range Theory," a Center for Collaborative Intervention Research brown bag lecture by Kevin Frick, SPH. 9 Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. EB

Thurs., Feb. 2, 4:30 p.m. The 24th David Barap Brin Lecture in Medical Ethics — "The Differential Diagnosis of Conflicts over 'Futile' Care" by Robert Arnold, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Sponsored by the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Hurd Hall. EB



Tues., Jan. 31, 1 p.m. "Ologunde," a lecture and demonstration on Afro-Brazilian music and dance. Sponsored by Peabody Conservatory. Cohen-Davison Theater. Peabody Sun., Feb. 5, 3 p.m. Preparatory Faculty Recital; Griswold Hall. Peabody


Open House

Wed., Feb. 1, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. JH Outpatient Center Endoscopy Open House, intended for physicians, nurse practitioners and patients. 7051 JHOC. EB

Thurs., Feb. 2, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Center for a Livable Future Open House, an opportunity to meet staff, advisory board members, associated faculty and predoctoral fellows. E2150 SPH. EB



Mon., Jan. 30, 12:15 p.m. "Neuroethological Basis of Eye Movements in Vertebrates," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Robert Baker, New York University; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Jan. 30, 3:30 p.m. "Gromov-Hausdorff Converging Manifolds-with-Boundary," an Analysis seminar with Jeremy Wong, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; 308 Krieger. HW

Mon., Jan. 30, 4 p.m. "Epigenetic Basis for Susceptibility to Prostate Carcinogenesis Following Developmental Estrogenic Exposures," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Gail Prins, University of Illinois, Chicago. Co-sponsored by Urology and Gynecology/Obstetrics. W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., Jan. 30, 4 p.m. "Resolving the Orogeny Paradox," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Paul Silver, Carnegie Institution; Olin Auditorium. HW

Mon., Jan. 30, 4:45 p.m. "Estimated Transversality and Rational Maps," a Mathematics seminar with Rosa Sena-Dias, Harvard University; 308 Krieger. HW

Tues., Jan. 31, 4:30 p.m. "What Does 'Bwick' Have That 'Bnick' Does Not?" a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Adam Albright, MIT; 3 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Feb. 1, 8:15 a.m. "Clinical Trial of Azithromycin for Trichiasis in Ethiopia: Special Issues in Developing Countries," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Sheila West, SoM; W4030 SPH. EB

Wed., Feb. 1, 1:30 p.m. "Blood Coagulation Pathway: Molecules, Membranes and Mathematical Models," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Roman Osman, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Co-sponsored by the Institute in Multiscale Modeling of Biological Interactions. 517 PCTB. EB

Wed., Feb. 1, 3:30 p.m. "The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Nondestructive Evaluation Program for Safe and Reliable Operations," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Edward Generazio, NASA Langley Research Center; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., Feb. 1, 4 p.m. "Insights Into the Initiation of Chromosomal Rearrangements and Leukemia Using Mouse Model Systems," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Christine Richardson, Columbia University; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Wed., Feb. 1, 4:30 p.m. "Shimura Varieties and Noncommutative Geometry," a Number Theory seminar with Eugene Ha, Max Planck Institut fur Mathematik, Bonn; 304 Krieger. HW

Thurs., Feb. 2, noon. "Formation and Maintenance of Epithelial Tubes: The Drosophila Salivary Gland as a Model System," a Cell Biology seminar with Deborah Andrew, SoM; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Feb. 2, noon. "Social Stress and Neuroendocrine Regulation of Host Defense to Infectious Challenge," an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with John Sheridan, Ohio State University Health Sciences Center; W3030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Feb. 2, 12:10 p.m. "Breast Cancer: An Example of Incremental Gains in Cancer Re-search and Care," a Health, Behavior and Society brown bag lunch seminar with Martin Abeloff, SoM; 250 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., Feb. 2, 1 p.m. "Taste Recognition in Drosophila," a Neuroscience research seminar with Kristin Scott, University of California, Berkeley; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Mon., Feb. 6, 12:15 p.m. "Deciphering the Prader-Willi Locus Enigma: Implications From Gene Targeting Studies in Mice," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Serguei Kozlov, NCI/NIH; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Feb. 6, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "Neural Basis of Spatial Attention" with Kirk Thompson, NEI/NIH. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW


Special Events

Tues., Jan. 31. "Roots: Discovering Our Universal Heritage," Black History Month events begin. Sponsored by the Black History Committee of the Black Student Union. HW

Noon to 3 p.m. Opening ceremonies; Glass Pavilion.

7 p.m. Keynote address by Kweisi Mfume; Shriver Auditorium.



Wed., Feb. 1, noon. Wrestling, vs. McDaniel College; Athletic Center. HW

Wed., Feb. 1, 7 p.m. Men's Basketball, vs. Swarthmore; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., Feb. 4, 4 p.m. Men's Basketball, vs. Haverford; Athletic Center. HW

Sun., Feb. 5, 1 p.m. Wrestling, vs. Washington & Lee and Albright College; Athletic Center. HW



Mon., Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. "Avian Flu: The Pandemic Threat and the Global Strategy," a symposium bringing together faculty investigators who will present current research and discuss the possibility of a pandemic. With guest speakers Patrick Leahy, U.S. Geological Survey; Georges Benjamin, American Public Health Association; Josh Sharfstein, Baltimore City Health Dept.; Michelle Gourdine, Md. Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene; and Jean Taylor, Md. Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, SPH. Register online at W1214 SPH. EB

Tues., Jan. 31, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Funded project presentations by faculty members from the Osler Center for Clinical Excellence, with introductory remarks by John Flynn, SoM; Carol Johns Conference Room, 1830 Bldg. EB



Mon., Jan. 30, noon. "Parenting Teens in Difficult Times," a WorkLife Programs workshop with Melissa Tamburo, FASAP; 140 Phipps. EB

Thurs., Feb. 2, 3 p.m. "Starting the Semester Off Right in Engineering and the Sciences," a talk by Jason Eisner and Becky Pearlman, KSAS; 162 Mattin. HW

Fri., Feb. 3, noon. "Bits and Bites: Create and Publish Your Own Web Page," a Center for Educational Resources workshop with computer specialist Brian Cole; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Thurs., Feb. 2, Fri., Feb. 3, and Sat., Feb. 4, 8 p.m., and Sun., Feb. 5, 2 p.m. Witness Theater presents the Ben Kingsland comedy Whitehill. $5 general admission, $3 for students. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW

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