Johns Hopkins Gazette | December 17, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University December 17, 2007 | Vol. 37 No. 15

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Mon., Dec. 17, 9 a.m. "Computational Modeling of Low-Altitude Airbursts," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Mark Boslough, Sandia National Laboratories. 106 Latrobe. HW

Mon., Dec. 17, 10 a.m. "Public Health Applications of Quantitative Proteomic Biomarkers," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with David Colquhou. W7023 SPH. EB

Mon., Dec. 17, 10 a.m. "Hybrid Deformable Image Registration--With Application to Brains, Pelvises and Statistical Atlases," an Electrical and Computer Engineering thesis defense seminar with Lotta Ellingsen. 225 Barton. HW

Mon., Dec. 17, 12:15 p.m. "Prevention of Childhood Morbidity in an HIV Endemic Area of Africa," an International Health thesis defense seminar with Ai Koyanagi. W3008 SPH. EB

Mon., Dec. 17, 12:15 p.m. "Aberrant Gene Silencing in Cancer--Origins in Stem/Precursor Cells," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Stephen Baylin, SoM. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Dec. 17, 1:30 p.m. "Detecting Brain Activity Using Principles of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry thesis defense seminar with Manus Donahue. 517 PCTB. EB

Tues., Dec. 18, 4 p.m. "How Risky Is Breathing? Statistical Methods in Air Pollution Risk Estimation," a Biostatistics seminar with Francesca Dominici, SPH. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Wed., Dec. 19, 1:30 p.m. "Low-Level Environmental Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure, Tobacco Smoke, Respiratory and Peripheral Arterial Diseases in U.S. Population," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Plernpit Suwan-Ampai. W7023 SPH. EB

Wed., Dec. 19, 2:30 p.m. "Clients' Perceptions of the Quality of Family Planning Care: An Exploration of Differences by Race, Ethnicity and Language," a Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense seminar with Davida Becker. E4517 SPH. EB

Thurs., Dec. 20, noon. "Getting to the Top: Pathways to the Apical Surface of Polarized Epithelial Cells," a Cell Biology seminar with Ora Weisz, University of Pittsburgh. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Dec. 20, noon. "Tyrosine Kinases in T-cell Signaling," an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology joint seminar with Leslie Berg, UMass Medical School. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Dec. 20, 1 p.m. "Synapse Elimination in Circuit Development: Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde," a Neuroscience research seminar with Hollis Cline, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., Dec. 20, 3:30 p.m. "Switching From Repression to Activation: MicroRNAs Can Up-Regulate Translation," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Shobha Vasudevan, Yale University. 517 PCTB. EB

Fri., Jan. 4, 12:15 p.m. "Using Vista to Manage Populations at the VA via Decision Support," a Health Sciences Informatics seminar with Syed Tirmizi, Veterans Administration, Washington D.C. Sponsored by Health Policy and Management. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Fri., Jan. 4, 1 p.m. "Analysis of Cell Adhesion Involving ADAM2 and Integrins in the a4/a9 Subfamily: Studies of Mammalian Fertilization and a Human Lymphoma Cell Line," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense seminar with Ulyana Vjugina. W2030 SPH. EB


Special Events

Mon., Dec. 24, 10 a.m. Annual observance in honor of philanthropist Johns Hopkins, an informal ceremony and wreath laying led by university vice president and secretary emeritus Ross Jones. (See "In Brief," in this issue.)

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