Johns Hopkins Gazette | September 2, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University September 2, 2008 | Vol. 38 No. 1

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Dance | Grand Rounds | Seminars | Special Events | Sports | Symposia | Theater | Workshops



Wed., Sept. 3, 4:30 p.m. "Chromosome Odds and Ends," a Biology colloquium with Joe Gall, Carnegie Institution of Washington. Mudd Auditorium. HW



Fri., Sept. 5, 8 p.m. Dance Showcase, with JHU dance troupes. Geared toward freshman orientation but open to the public. Shriver Hall. HW


Grand Rounds

Wed., Sept. 3, noon to 1:30 p.m. "The New Medicaid Expansion: The Who, the What and the How," Public Health Practice grand rounds "webinar," with Angela Burden, Baltimore HealthCare Access Inc. Webcast available at Co-sponsored by Baltimore Healthcare Access Inc., the Maryland Healthcare for All Coalition, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Fri., Sept. 5, 12:15 p.m. "A Personal History of International Informatics: Where Are We Now?" Health Sciences Informatics grand rounds with Marion Ball, Center for Healthcare Management and IBM Research. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in conjunction with Health Policy and Management (SPH). W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB



Wed., Sept. 3, 8:30 a.m. "Acid Reflux in Asthma: Clinical Trials and Causality," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Robert Wise, SoM. Sponsored by Epidemiology. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Sept. 4, noon. "Anopheles and Plasmodium: A Recent History of the Hostilities," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Infectious Diseases joint research seminar with Shirley Luckhart, University of California at Davis School of Medicine. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Sept. 4, noon. "Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration in Parkinson's Disease," a Cell Biology seminar with Ted Dawson, SoM. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Fri., Sept. 5, 9 a.m. "Genome-wide Admixture Mapping of Obesity in African Americans," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Ching-Yu Cheng. W2030 SPH. EB

Fri., Sept. 5, noon. "Genome-wide Target Site Analysis of PPARgamma:RXR in Adipocytes and Molecular Determinants of PPAR Subtype Specificity," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Susanne Mandrup, University of Southern Denmark. 612 Physiology. EB

Fri., Sept. 5, 12:30 p.m. "Prevention and Control of Enteric Protozoan Infections: Public Health Applications of Environmental Surveillance and Drug Treatment Studies," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology thesis defense seminar with Autumn Downey. W7023 SPH. EB

Mon., Sept. 8, 12:15 p.m. "Notch and NF-kB Signaling in Embryonic Neural Stem Cells," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Nicholas Gaiano, SoM. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Sept. 8, 12:15 p.m. "African American Bioethics: Culture, Race and Identity," a Berman Institute of Bioethics seminar with Lawrence Prograis Jr., NIH. W4030 SPH. EB

Mon., Sept. 8, 3 p.m. "On Multi-Soliton Dynamics for the Gravitational Nonlinear Hartree Equation in 3-D," an Analysis seminar with Joachim Krieger, University of Pennsylvania. Sponsored by Mathematics. 308 Krieger. HW

Mon., Sept. 8, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "The Golden Ratio" with Mario Livio, STScI. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW


Special Events

Wed., Sept. 3, 8 p.m. The "O" Show, an orientation show featuring PAC a cappella, dance performances and sketch comedy provided by student groups. The event is geared toward incoming freshmen but is open to the general public. Sponsored by JHU Orientation. Shriver Auditorium. HW

Fri., Sept. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Student Job Fair, a chance to meet campus employers from Homewood, SoM and other JHU campuses as well as area businesses. There will be a prize wheel, free snacks and giveaways. For details and a list of employers, go to Sponsored by Student Employment Services. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Fri., Sept. 5, 5 p.m. Annual Minority Graduate Student and Postdoc Welcome Gathering for all minority graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on the Homewood campus, with Gregory Ball and Ed Scheinerman, graduate deans of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering, respectively. Light fare and drinks will be served. Sponsored by Mentoring to Inspire Diversity in Science (MINDS), the Black Graduate Students Association (BGSA) and Homewood Graduate Affairs and Admissions Office. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Sat., Sept. 6, 1 p.m. Historic Homewood ArtWalk, an informative 45-minute guided walking tour covering historic and artistic sites between the two significant collections of American historic interiors and decorative arts at Homewood Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art. ArtWalk takes place every Saturday through Nov. 1, and departs twice: from Homewood Museum at 1 p.m. and from the BMA at 2 p.m. Sponsored by Johns Hopkins University Museums. HW



Sat., Sept. 6, noon. Football, Blue Jays vs. St. Lawrence. Homewood Field. HW



Fri., Sept. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Annual Young Investigator Symposium on Genomics and Bioinformatics, sponsored by Biostatistics and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Tilghman Auditorium, Turner Concourse. EB



Fri., Sept. 5, 8 p.m. Barnstormers Theater presents Lend Me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig, a play produced for orientation week. The public is welcome to attend. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW


Workshops and Training

Thurs., Sept. 4, 1 p.m. Google Maps and Google Earth," a Center for Educational Resources workshop and demonstration. Open to faculty, staff and students only. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

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