Johns Hopkins Gazette | September 4, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University September 4, 2007 | Vol. 37 No. 1
 

Weekly Calendar

Discussion/Talks | Lectures | Music | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Theater


To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis — which has been described as the "greatest large jazz ensemble working today" — heads off on a Jazz Masterpieces Tour across North America. First stop: Our own Shriver Hall. See Music.

 

Discussion/Talks

Thurs., Sept. 6, 4 p.m. "Careers in Army Research Labs," with Sofi Ibrahim, Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Ft. Detrick. Sponsored by the JHMI Professional Development Office. Room 2-108 1830 Bldg. EB

 

Lectures

Mon., Sept. 10 through Thurs., Sept. 27, 8 a.m. Introduction to Clinical Research course, a series of 11 one-hour lectures focusing on the elements of a clinical resarch proposal. $50. To register go to gcrc.jhbmc.jhu.edu. Sponsored by JHBMC's General Clinical Research Center. Bayview

Mon., Sept. 10, 12:15 p.m. "Welch Basics for Public Health," a Welch Medical Library lecture by Donna Hesson, SoM; W1020 SPH. EB

Mon., Sept. 10, "Forging the Future of Space Science," co-hosted by the Space Telescope Science Institute. 2:30 to 5:15 p.m. Forum on the next 50 years, with panelists Matt Mountain, STSci; Laurie Leshin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Robert Strain, APL; and Christopher Justice, University of Maryland. 7:30 p.m. "From the Big Bang to the Nobel Prize and on to the James Webb Space Telescope," a special lecture by John Mather, 2006 Nobel laureate in physics, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Maryland Science Center

 

Music

Sat., Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series presents Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. $39 general admission; $19 for student tickets. Shriver Hall Auditorium. (The concert will be simulcast free on Wyman Quad as part of Orientation 2007; the Hopkins Student Jazz Ensemble will perform on Wyman Quad at 6:30 p.m., preceding the live simulcast, and the animated movie Shrek will be shown at 9 p.m.) HW

 

Seminars

Tues., Sept. 4, 3 p.m. "A Novel Mechanosensory Feedback System Controls Cell Shape Progression During Cytokinesis," an Electrical and Computer Engineering thesis defense seminar with Janet Effler; 225 Barton. HW

Wed., Sept. 5, 12:15 p.m. "Effects of Dieting Among Girls Who Diet: Preliminary Results From the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health," a Mental Health seminar with Joseph Schafer, Penn State University; B14B Hampton House. EB

Thurs., Sept. 6, noon. "The Role of Membrane Systems in Differentiating Dendrite and Axon Development," a Cell Biology seminar with Bing Ye, University of California, San Francisco; Suite 2- 200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Sept. 6, 1 p.m. "TRPC Channels as Mediators of BDNF Actions at Synapses," a Neuroscience research seminar with Lucas Pozzo-Miller, University of Alabama, Birmingham; West Lecture (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Sept. 6, 3 p.m. "Clinical Trials of Oncolytic Adenovirus-Mediated Suicide Gene Therapy for Treatment of Prostate Cancer," a Urology seminar with Svend Freytag, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit; Marburg Conference Room. EB

Mon., Sept. 10, 12:15 p.m. "B-ZIP Proteins in Vertebrate Pathology," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Charles Vinson, NCI; Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Sept. 10, 3:30 p.m. "Neutrino Geophysics and the Earth's Budget of Radioactive Elements," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Bill McDonough, University of Maryland; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Sept. 10, 4 p.m. "Sequence and Topology in the Folding of TIM Barrel Proteins," a Biophysics seminar with C. Robert Matthews, University of Massachusetts Medical School; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., Sept. 10, 4 p.m. "Discovery and Deconvolution of Novel Biological Activities From a Clinical Drug Library," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Jun Liu, SoM; W2030 SPH. EB

 

Special Events

Tues., Sept. 4, and Wed., Sept. 5, daylong. New student orientation at Homewood. HW

Thurs., Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. Hopkins Debate Demo Round, an invitation to the Hopkins community to watch a round of debate. Sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Debate Council. 110 Maryland. HW

Fri., Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Homewood Student Job Fair, aa chance to meet potential JHU employers and enhance networking and job skills. For information, go to www.jhu.edu/stujob, click on "Student Job Fair 2007." Sponsored by Student Employment Services. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Fri., Sept. 7, 11 a.m. Student Involvement Fair, a chance to learn about student organizations on campus; meet members and find out how to get involved. Over 200 groups represented. Courtyard, Mattin Center. HW

Fri., Sept. 7, 5 p.m. Minority Student Welcome Gathering, sponsored by the Dean's Offices; open to students only. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Sat., Sept. 8, noon to 5 p.m. Colleges Bowl, med students compete in daredevil events. Sponsored by JH medical students and the SoM Colleges Advisory Program; come be part of the fun and enjoy delicious BBQ. $2 for students, $3 for student guests. Bonvegna Field (Boston Street between East and Clinton).

 

Sports

Fri., Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Drew University; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., Sept. 8, 1 p.m. Football, vs. Randolph-Macon; Homewood Field. HW

 

Theater

Fri., Sept. 7, and Sat., Sept. 8, 8 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 9, 4 p.m. The JHU Barnstormers Orientation Show, a presentation of the Christopher Durang comedy Beyond Therapy; Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW

 
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