Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 7, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 7, 2007 | Vol. 36 No. 33

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Lectures | Music | Seminars | Special Events | Symposia | Workshops and Training



Wed., May 9, 4 p.m. "Cognitive Development and Beyond," a Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium with Rochel Gelman, Rutgers University; 234 Ames. HW



Mon., May 7, 4 p.m. The 2007 Carlson Lecture — "A Structural Perspective on Ligand Stimulation of Membrane Receptors" by Wayne Hendrickson, Columbia University. Sponsored by Biophysics. Mudd Auditorium. HW

Thurs., May 10, 3 p.m. 34th Annual Mason F. Lord Lecture — "Compression of Morbidity: 1980-2007" by James Fries, Stanford University. Co-sponsored by Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and the Center on Aging and Health. Hurd Hall. EB



Sat., May 12, 3 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series presents pianist Konstantin Scherbakov, making his recital debut. Free, but tickets required. Part of the SHCS@TheBMA Discovery Series. Auditorium, Baltimore Museum of Art.

Sat., May 12, 3 p.m. Performances by the Preparatory Young Artists Orchestra and the Peabody String Ensemble of music by Bach, Weber and Vivaldi. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., May 12, 7 p.m. Preparatory Sinfonietta performs music by Mozart. Friedberg Hall. Peabody



Mon., May 7, 12:15 p.m. "Environmental Health Practice in Military Conflict," a Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center seminar with Lt. Patricia Roldan, Naval Branch Health Clinic, Mayport, Fla.; W3008 SPH. EB

Mon., May 7, 4 p.m. "Genasense — Preclinical and Clinical Results in Melanoma," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Cy Stein, Albert Einstein Montefiore Cancer Center; W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., May 7, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "Determinants of Impulsivity: Evidence From Animal Studies" with John Evenden, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; 338 Krieger. HW

Tues., May 8, noon. "Signal Coding and Information Flow in Taste Buds," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Stephen Roper, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami; 612 Physiology Bldg. EB

Wed., May 9, 9 a.m. "Fast Measurement of Heart Motion Using MRI: Systems, Sequences and Algorithms," an Electrical and Computer Engineering doctoral defense seminar with Khaled Abd-Elmoniem; 225 Barton. HW

Wed., May 9, 12:15 p.m. "Elucidating the Impact of Psychopathology on Mental Health Service Utiization in a Community Sample," a Mental Health seminar with Jodi McKibben; B14B Hampton House. EB

Wed., May 9, 12:15 p.m. "Tissue Banking and Stored Samples — Are You Compliant?" an Institutional Review Board Office seminar with Elizabeth Platz, SPH; and Leslie Graf, SPH; W2017 SPH. EB

Wed., May 9, 1:30 p.m. "Crystal Structure of an Ancient Protein: Insights Into GR Evolution Starting 470 Million Years Ago," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Matthew Redinbo, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., May 10, noon. "Nuclear Envelope Protein Emerin and Human Disease," a Cell Biology seminar with Katherine Wilson, SoM; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., May 10, 12:15 p.m. "The Genetics of Ribbon Synapse Function in Zebrafish Hair Cells," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Teresa Nicolson, Oregon Health and Science University/Vollum Institute; Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Thurs., May 10, 1 p.m. "A Network Failure Perspective in Neurocognitive Aging," a Neuroscience research seminar with Michela Gallagher, KSAS; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., May 10, 4 p.m. "Tails From the Deep: Epithelial Progenitor Cells in Mouse and Zebrafish Pancreas," a Biology seminar with Steven Leach, SoM; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., May 11, noon. "Can HIV Vaccines Prevent the Massive Immunological Destruction of Acute Infection?" a Microbial Immunity and Vaccine Development seminar with Mario Roederer, NIAID/NIH. Sponsored by Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., May 14, 1 p.m. "The Role of Glutathione S-Transferase Variants and Isothiocyantes in Lung Carcinogenesis: A Nested Case-Control Study in Washington County, Maryland," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Tram Kim Lam; W2030 SPH. EB


Special Events

Wed., May 9, 5 p.m. "After This," a reading by Alice McDermott, from her latest novel. Sponsored by Friends of the Libraries. Carriage House, Evergreen Museum.

Thurs., May 10, 6 p.m. The Garrett Lecture on Urban Issues — "New Orleans: The Challenge of Rebuilding" by Edward Blakely, executive director, Recovery Management for the City of New Orleans. Co-sponsored by Evergreen Museum and the Institute for Policy Studies. Second part of the Rebuilding America's Cities lecture series. (See story, "New Orleans recovery czar looks at challenges facing city," in this issue.) Evergreen Carriage House.

Fri., May 11, noon. JHU Women's Network Spring Luncheon with guest speaker Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV. $15. Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. Off campus

Fri., May 11, 8 p.m. End of Year Party, sponsored by the SPH Student Assembly; Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Off campus

Sun., May 13, 5 p.m. The Joshua Ringel Memorial Poetry Reading by former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins. Sponsored by the Center for Talented Youth. Collins will also sign copies of his books. 4:30 p.m. Reception. RSVP for tickets to or call 410-735-4103. Shriver Hall. HW



Thurs., May 10, 6 to 9 p.m. Second Annual Advanced Biotechnology Studies Research Symposium — "Challenges and Opportunities in Biodefense: The Road to Medical Products for Soldiers and Civilians" with Col. George Korch Jr., U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases. Room 121, Building III, Montgomery County Center.


Workshops and Training

WebCT Training, with Amy Brusini. Sponsored by the Center for Educational Resources. Register online at Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., May 8, 1 p.m. "Getting Started With WebCT."

Wed., May 9, 1 p.m. "Online Communication and Presenting Content to Students."

Thurs., May 10, 1 p.m. "Assessing Student Knowledge and Managing Students and Grades."

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