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.



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



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 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



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



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, 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).



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



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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