Johns Hopkins Gazette | March 12, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University March 12, 2007 | Vol. 36 No. 25

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Conferences | Discussion/Talks | Lectures | Music | Seminars | Special Events | Workshops



Tues., March 13, 4:15 p.m. "Lost in Configuration Space: Probing Novel Reaction Mechanisms with High Resolution Imaging," a Chemistry colloquium with Arthur Suits, Wayne State University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 14, 3:30 p.m. "The Theoretical Understanding of Type Ia Supernova Light Curves," an STScI colloquium with Dan Kasen, KSAS; STScI Auditorium. HW

Fri., March 16, 2 p.m. "Field Procedures for Tracking Stability in Burning Buildings," an APL colloquium with Zee Duron, Harvey Mudd College; Parsons Auditorium. APL



Mon., March 12, 8 a.m. Malaria Day 2007, a Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute conference featuring presentations and posters by JHMRI faculty, pilot grant recipients and students; includes post-conference reception and poster session. View the program at W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Wed., March 14 through Fri., March 16, 8 a.m. 2007 CISS, a biennial conference featuring information sessions and presentations of new applications, advances and ideas in the field of information science. Sponsored by Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Whiting School of Engineering. HW

Wed., March 14, 11:50 a.m. "Engineering Gene Networks: Integrating Synthetic Biology and Systems Biology," plenary talk by James Collins, Boston University; 110 Hodson.

Thurs., March 15, 11:50 a.m. "Network Coding — An Optimization View," second plenary talk by Muriel Medard, MIT; 110 Hodson.



Mon., March 19, 4 p.m. "We Are Reading: Collective Intentions Across Poems," a talk with Oren Izenberg, University of Chicago. Sponsored by English. 323 Gilman. HW

Mon., March 19, 5:30 p.m. "Environmental Law," a Preprofessional Programs and Advising career panel presentation, with attorneys and authorities in the field of environmental law; Sherwood Room, Levering. HW



Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. Dean's Lecture IV — "Testosterone Treatment in the Older Man: Are Men Different From Women?" by Adrian Sandra Dobs, SoM. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Hurd Hall. EB

Fri., March 16, 1:15 p.m. "Presentation Skills," a Welch Library lecture by Nic Cecchino, SoM. Learn how to develop, organize and deliver a presentation. Weinberg Auditorium. EB



Sun., March 18, 2 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Young People's String Program. Friedberg Hall. Peabody



Mon., March 12, 12:15 p.m. "Nuclear Retained RNAs Regulating Gene Expression," a Carnegie Institution seminar with David Spector, Cold Spring Harbor Labs; Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "Statistical Regularities in Natural Scenes and Their Implications in Visual Inference" with Tai-Sing Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. "Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase Activated by Avian Leukosis Virus in Rapid Onset Lymphomas," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Karen Beemon, SPH; W2030 SPH. EB

Tues., March 13, noon. "TRP Channels and Sensory Signaling," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Craig Montell, SoM; 612 Physiology. EB

Wed., March 14, 9 a.m. "Manipulating the Eukaryotic Genomes," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Joy Wu; W7023 SPH. EB

Wed., March 14, 12:15 p.m. "Update: Voices for a Malaria Free Future Project," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Matt Lynch, CCP; Suite 310, 111 Market Place, Candler Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 15, 9:30 a.m. "Structural Analysis of the glmS Ribozyme: A Gene-Regulatory RNA Activated by a Small-Molecule Coenzyme," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Adrian Ferre-D'Amare, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., March 15, 4 p.m. "How Clathrin Coated Vesicles Form," a Biology seminar with Tom Kirchhausen, CBR Institute for Biomedical Research Inc.; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., March 19, noon. "Ancient DNA of a Mammoth's Last Meal," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Hugh Cross, Harvard University; Olin Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 19, 12:15 p.m. "Expression Cloning of Signaling Molecules in Immune Cell Activation Pathways," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Joel Pomerantz, SoM; Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., March 19, 1 p.m. "Cortical Network Dynamics and the Formation of Cell Assemblies," a Neuroscience special seminar with Tara Thiagarajan, NIH; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Mon., March 19, 4 p.m. "Immunological Correlates of Protection Against Inhalational Anthrax," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with April Brys, Battelle Memorial Institute; W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., March 19, 4 p.m. he David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "The Role of the Striatum in Reinforcement Learning" with Kim Tiplitz Blackwell, George Mason University. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW


Special Events

Wed., March 14, 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Professional storyteller and musician Walter Jones, of the Griot Society of Maryland, re-tells with flair. Program augments the exhibition . Homewood House Museum. HW

Sat., March 17, noon to 2 p.m. "Find A Friend for Life with the Maryland SPCA," an opportunity to adopt a pet from the Maryland SPCA. Sponsored by Homewood House Museum, in conjunction with the exhibition . Museum admission: free for JHU affiliates or with item on SPCA wish list (410-516-0341), $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students, children over 6. Wine Cellar, Homewood House Museum. HW

Sat., March 17, 1 p.m. Historic Homewood Artwalk, a chance to discover the history of the landscape connecting the collections of American decorative arts at Homewood House and the BMA. Guided tours depart at 1 p.m. from Homewood Museum and 2 p.m. from the BMA. For reservations, call 410-516-5589. Self-guided brochure available at both museums. HW



Wed., March 14, 12:15 p.m. "Independent Public Health Consulting," a Career Service workshop with Tiffany Tate; W2015 SPH. EB

Mon., March 19, 1 p.m. "Getting Started with WebCT," a Center for Educational Resources workshop for instructors new to WebCT, with trainer Amy Zimmerman. Register online at Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

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