Johns Hopkins Gazette | December 15, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University December 15, 2008 | Vol. 38 No. 15

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Special Series: Faculty Candidate colloquia, sponsored by Cognitive Science. 134A Krieger. HW

Tues., Dec. 16, 10 a.m. "Exploring Face Processing via Deficits and Disruptions," with Brad Duchaine, University College London.

Wed., Dec. 17, 9:30 a.m. "How Do We Build and Maintain Visual Object Representations? A Multilevel Approach," with Brian Keane, UCLA.

Fri., Dec. 19, 10 a.m. "Discourse-driven Expectations in Sentence Processing," with Hannah Rohde, Northwestern University.



Wed., Dec. 17, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Dr. Matthew Tayback Conference on Public and Community Health for an Aging Society, focusing on social isolation and aging. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Baltimore City Department of Health and Baltimore City Commission on Aging and Retirement Education. RSVP to Rooms 9 and 10 SoN. EB



Mon., Dec. 15, 4 p.m. "Carboxysomes: Bacteria's Solution to Drastic Changes in Atmospheric Composition," a Biophysics student seminar with Thuy Dao. 107 Jenkins. HW

Tues., Dec. 16, 3 p.m. "Nanoparticle and Pathogen Fate and Transport in Aquatic Environments," a Geography and Environmental Engineering special seminar with Sharon Walker, UC Riverside. 234 Ames. HW

Wed., Dec. 17, 10 a.m. "Exploring the Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women and Men in Canada: A Latent Class Approach," a Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense seminar with Donna Ansara. E4611 SPH. EB

Thurs., Dec. 18, noon. "CD8+ T-Cell Responses to Hepatocellular Antigens," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Infectious Diseases seminar with Nicholas Crispe, University of Rochester. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Dec. 18, 1 p.m. "Signaling Networks That Regulate Synapse Development and Cognitive Function," a Neuroscience research seminar with Michael Greenberg, Harvard Medical School. West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., Dec. 18, 2 p.m. "Freedoms, Functionings and Capabilities: Examining the Ethics of Health Promotion," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Jason Gerson. 339 Hampton House. EB

Mon., Dec. 22, 12:15 p.m. "Concerted Regulation of Mitosis and Meiosis in the Germline," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with P. Jeremy Wang, University of Pennsylvania. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Jan. 5, 12:15 p.m. "Molecular Regulation of Self-Renewal in Normal Stem Cells and Cancer," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Michael Clarke, Stanford University. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW


Special Events

Tues., Dec. 16, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Yuletide Tour of Baltimore's Historic Houses, an opportunity to visit four historic house museums decorated for the holidays. Tour departs from Hampton Mansion, where free parking is available. $55 public, $50 for Homewood, Evergreen, Hampton or Mount Clare members; includes lunch at the Mount Clare Stable and bus transportation. Advance prepaid registration required; to register, call 410-837-3262 or e-mail

Wed., Dec. 17, 4:30 to 6 p.m. The Vine and Venture Series — "A Venture Capitalist's Perspective in Starting a Life Science Company" with Conrad Wang, Three Arch Partners. Co-sponsored by SoM and the Forest City New East Baltimore Partnership. RSVP to

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