Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 29, 2007
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 29, 2007 | Vol. 36 No. 36

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Information Sessions | Lectures | Open House | Seminars | Special Events | Workshops and Training



Fri., June 1, 2 p.m. "A Tribute to Euler," an APL colloquium marking the 300th birthday of the mathematician Leonhard Euler; with William Dunham, Muhlenberg College; Parsons Auditorium. APL

Wed., June 6, 4:30 p.m. "A Minimalist Approach to Understand GPI Membrane Anchoring of Proteins," a Biology colloquium with Tamara Hendrickson, KSAS; Mudd 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



Tues., June 5, 4 p.m. The Rachel Carson Lecture — "Reflections on Environmental R&D: From Climate Change to Bioremediation" by Aristides Patrinos, president, Synthetic Genomics Inc. Sponsored by Biology. Mudd Auditorium. HW

Fri., June 8, 11 a.m. "The Roles of Prey Physiology and Environmental Hydrodynamics in Mediating Planktonic Predator-Prey Interactions," a CEAFM lecture by Edward Buskey, Marine Science Institute, University of Texas, Austin; 210 Hodson. HW


Open House

Wed., May 30, 10 a.m. Open House for the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorder Center, a look at the center's lab and information about sleep disorders and their treatment. Sponsored by Pulmonary Medicine. Suite 1261, JHOC. EB



Tues., May 29, 10 a.m. "Trapping of Convective Pollution Outflow by Upper-Level Anticyclones and Long-Range Transport of Pollution," an Earth and Planetary Sciences special seminar with Qinbin Li, Caltech; Olin Auditorium. HW

Tues., May 29, 3 p.m. "Examination of Putative Flagellar Genes in Plasmodium," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology thesis defense seminar with Jorge Maciel; W1214 SPH. EB

Wed., May 30, 12:15 p.m. "Transforming Lives: Results From the African Transformation Evaluation," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Carol Underwood, SPH; and Jane Brown, SPH; Suite 310 (International Room), 111 Market Place, Candler Bldg.

Wed., May 30, 2 p.m. "Framing Tobacco Taxes: Exploring the Construction of Print Media Coverage of Tobacco Excise Tax Initiatives in Six States and the Implications of Coverage for Media Advocacy," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Elizabeth Edsall; E2133 SPH. EB

Thurs., May 31, noon. "Signaling by the mTORC1 and mTORC2 Pathways," a Cell Biology seminar with David Sabatini, MIT; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., May 31, 12:15 p.m. "Deconstructing Health Beliefs in Azerbaijan: A Social-Ecological Analysis," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Carol Underwood, SPH; Suite 310 (International Room), 111 Market Place, Candler Bldg.

Thurs., May 31, 3:30 p.m. "Neural Stem Cells: Novel Signals and Sources," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Freda Miller, University of Toronto; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., May 31, 6 p.m. "Women and Heart Disease," an informational seminar with Dawn Warner-Kershner, Union Memorial Hospital. Sponsored by Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins and Union Memorial Hospital. RSVP to Dining Room, Charles Commons. HW

Tues., June 5, noon. "The Sweet Nature of the Cellular Stress Response," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Natasha Zachara, SoM; 612 Physiology Bldg. EB

Wed., June 6, 9 a.m. "Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Females: A Long-Term Follow-Up Study From Taiwan," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Chyng-Wen Fwu; W2008 SPH. EB

Wed., June 6, 12:15 p.m. "District-Based Talk Shows, Puppetry and Ulema: Improving Newborn and Maternal Health in Pakistan," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Fayyaz Ahmed Khan, PAIMAN; Suite 310 (International Room), 111 Market Place, Candler Bldg.

Thurs., June 7, noon. "Micro-RNA and Their Role in the Pancreatic Islet," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Matthew Poy, ETH Zurich, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology. Co-sponsored by the Center for Metabolism and Obesity Research; 612 Physiology Bldg. EB

Fri., June 8, 2 p.m. "The Prospective Relationship Between Depression, Metabolic Risk and Its Clinical Manifestations in the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area Study," a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Briana Ratliff; 892 Hampton House. EB


Special Events

Fri., June 1, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ninth Annual Autoimmunity Day, an opportunity for basic and clinical investigators in the community to exchange findings and ideas; with speakers Matthias von Herrath, LaJolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, and John Harley, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Autoimmune Disease Research. W1020 SPH. EB

Sat., June 2, 2 to 4 p.m. Celebration of the new Johns Hopkins School of Education, featuring remarks by William R. Brody and state superintendent of schools Nancy Grasmick, walking tours of the school's five departments and a reception. For more information or to RSVP online, go to Education Building. HW

Staff recognition events, by invitation only.

Tues., June 5, 6 p.m. Johns Hopkins University reception with President William R. Brody; O'Connor Recreation Center. HW

Wed., June 6, 3 p.m. School of Public Health reception; E2030 SPH (Feinstone Hall). EB

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


Workshops and Training

Thurs., May 31, 6:30 p.m. "Content Modules," a WebCT workshop for AAP and EPP faculty, with Rob Coyle, WSE. Sponsored by Advanced Academic Programs and Engineering and Applied Science Programs for Professionals. To register, go to AAP/EPP Office (120 NEB). HW

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