Johns Hopkins Gazette | June 11, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University June 11, 2007 | Vol. 36 No. 37

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Film/Video | Information Sessions | Lectures | Seminars | Special Events | Symposia | Theater | Workshops and Training



Thurs., June 14, 4 p.m. "Nuclear Cross-Talk Between cAMP and Insulin Signaling Pathways," a Biology colloquium with Frederic Wondisford, SoM; Mudd Auditorium. HW

Fri., June 15, 2 p.m. "High Energy Density Super Capacitors for Naval Applications," an APL colloquium with Seshu Desu, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Parsons Auditorium. APL



Fri., June 22, 8:30 p.m. Hopkins Summer Outdoor Film Series premieres with Frank Capra's It Happened One Night. Sponsored by the Office of Summer and Intersession Programs. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Live music begins at 7:30 p.m. Food and drink can be brought or bought (no alcoholic beverages permitted). Keyser Quad (rain location: Shriver Auditorium). HW


Information Sessions

Mon., June 11, 10 a.m. to noon. "Communicating Science: Strategies for Talking With News Reporters and Public Speaking," an Office of Communications and Public Affairs talk with Aileen Pincus, The Pincus Group Inc. Learn techniques for communicating effectively with news reporters. W1030 SPH. EB

Thurs., June 14, 6 p.m. Information session for Advanced Biotechnology Studies. Sponsored by Advanced Academic Programs. The associate chair for Biotechnology will be present to answer questions. 305 Olin. HW



Wed., June 20, 4 p.m., and Fri., June 22, 8 a.m. "How to Establish a Department Emergency Incident Command Center," an Office of Emergency Management lecture by Howard Gwon, JHMI. Part of a series of disaster-related topics intended for department disaster coordinators, management teams, shift coordinators and shift supervisors. 1-191 Meyer. EB



Mon., June 11, noon. "Breastfeeding Practices in Bangladesh," with MQK Talukder, Bangladesh Breastfeeding Foundation. Co-sponsored by International Health/International Center for Advancing Neonatal Health; W2017 SPH. EB

Tues., June 12, 4 p.m. "Nuclear Anarchy: Asynchronous Nuclear Division in Multinucleated Cells," a Biology seminar with Amy Gladfelter, Dartmouth College; 100 Mudd. HW

Wed., June 13, 2 p.m. "Latent Classes of Cognitive Performance Among Normal Elderly and Their Relationship to APO-E Genotype: An Application of Penalized Latent Class Regression, a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Jeannie-Marie Leoutsakos; 845 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., June 14, 1 p.m. "Mechanisms and Functions of BDNF mRNA Trafficking," a Neuroscience research seminar with Enrico Tongiorgi, University of Trieste; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., June 14, 3:30 p.m. "The Multiple Functions of Pax6 in Eye Development," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Ruth Ashery-Padan, Tel-Aviv University; 517 PCTB. EB

Mon., June 18, 2 p.m. "Statistical Methods for Cancer Risk Assessment and Copy Number Estimation," a Biostatistics thesis defense seminar with Wenyi Wang; W3030 SPH. EB

Wed., June 20, 10 a.m. "Epidemiology of HIV, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B in Georgia," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Mark Kuniholm; E2014 SPH. EB

Wed., June 20, 12:30 p.m. "Genetic Susceptibility to Schistosomiasis and Atopy in an Isolated Brazilian Population Endemic for Schistosoma mansono," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Audrey Grant; W2030 SPH. EB


Special Events

Staff recognition events, by invitation only.

Mon., June 11, 3:30 p.m. SAIS reception; Herter Room, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. SAIS

Tues., June 12, 3 p.m. SoN reception; Carpenter Room, Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. EB

Thurs., June 14, 3 p.m. Homewood reception; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Wed., June 13, 7 to 9 p.m. Reception with author Larry Doyle, who will sign copies of his new book, I Love You, Beth Cooper. Doyle is a former writer for The Simpsons and a contributor to the New Yorker. Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins. HW

Thurs., June 14, 11 a.m. "The Automobile — Rethought, Redesigned, Reinvented," a discussion of General Motors' reinvention of the automobile around advanced propulsion and energy independence with Larry Burns, GM's vice president of research and of development and strategic planning. Burns will also demonstrate GM's new HydroGen3 fuel cell car. Spon-sored by the Office of Enterprise Development. Hodson Hall. HW

Thurs., June 14, 6 p.m. The Eleventh Annual "Evening of Traditional Beverages: Crazy for Gin," with wine and spirit connoiseur Nelson Carey and associate Chris Attenborough. Sponsored by Homewood Museum. $20 for Homewood members, $25 for non-members. Reservations required; 410-516-5589. (See story, "Libations and learning: 'Crazy for Gin' at Homewood Museum," in this issue.) Lawn of the Homewood Museum. (rain location: Great Hall, Levering.) HW

Fri., June 15, 5:30 p.m. "Juneteenth" celebration, the Black Faculty and Staff Association's end-of-year event, featuring Nana's Roots, an African dance and drumming troupe. Meet the BFSA executive board for 2007-2008, purchase a BFSA T-shirt and mingle with old and new friends. Dinner reception follows the event. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Mon., June 25, 3 to 5 p.m. Schoolwide farewell celebration for Sharon Krag, on her retirement. Remarks at 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, SPH. E2030 SPH (Feinstone Hall). EB



Fri., June 22, 2 p.m. Symposium celebrating the life and work of Mark Molliver, with guest speakers. Sponsored by Neuroscience. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB



Fri., June 15, and Sat., June 16, 8 p.m.; Sun., June 17, 2 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein. Through July 1. Tickets are $15; $5 student rush tickets are available at curtain time. For reservations or more information, call 410-516-7159 or e-mail Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW


Workshops and Training

Worklife Programs events. Exact locations to be provided on registering at

Thurs., June 14, noon. "Advance Directives 101," with Rajiv Goel, Esq. Preparing a "five wishes" document. HW

Mon., June 18, noon. Stress-Busters lunch bunch with Barbara Fowler, FASAP; and Ellen Walderman, Worklife Programs. Enjoy nutritious summer fruit and learn neck exercises to combat stress. EB

Wed., June 20, and Thurs., June 21, noon. "Buying Your First Home?" with Sandy Jenkins, Worklife Programs; and Anthony Parran, St. Ambrose Housing. Guide to applying for home ownership and housing incentive information. EB

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