Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 19, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 19, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 35

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Information Sessions | Forum | Lectures | Seminars | Special Events |



Fri., May 23, 2 p.m. "Naval Explosives," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Anh Duong, science adviser, The Pentagon. Parsons Auditorium. APL


Information Sessions

Wed., May 21, 7 to 9 p.m. Online information session for the MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy graduate degree program. Sponsored by Advanced Academic Programs. To RVSP, go to _sciences. Log-in information will be provided a few days before the information session.

Tues., May 27, noon to 1 p.m. Provost's information session on proposals for the Framework for the Future strategic plan. (See story, "Provost to host info session on strategic planning RFPs May 27," in this issue.) 213 Hodson. HW



Mon., May 19, 4 to 6 p.m. Third Biannual Baltimore Faith Forum, focusing on education and afterschool programs, with panel members Pastor Melvin Tuggle, Garden of Prayer Baptist Church; Provost Kristina Johnson; Bishop Douglas Miles, Koinonia Baptist Church; Ralph Fessler, dean, School of Education; Pastor Thomas Schwind, New Covenant Tabernacle; Ron Fairchild, Center for Summer Learning; Carol Reckling, Child First Authority; and Yash Gupta, dean, Carey Business School. Co-sponsored by the Urban Health Institute and Clergy United for the Renewal of East Baltimore (CURE). Zion Baptist Church, 1700 N. Caroline St.



Mon., May 19, noon. "The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw: One Woman's Fight to Save the World's Most Beautiful Bird," a Mental Health lecture by Sharon Matola, director and founder of the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center. B14B Hampton House (auditorium). EB

Tues., May 27, 2 p.m. "Higher Education in Lithuania," a School of Education lecture by Fulbright scholar Aldis Gedutis, Klaipeda University, Lithuania. Education Building. HW



Mon., May 19, 12:15 p.m. "Looking for Fat in All the Wrong Places," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Jean Schaffer, Washington University School of Medicine. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., May 19, 12:15 p.m. "Long-term Injection Cessation Among Injection Drug Users in the ALIVE Study," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Becky Genberg. W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., May 19, 2 p.m. "Characterization of Vaccinia Virus Entry-Fusion Proteins A28 and H2," a Biology thesis defense seminar with Gretchen Nelson. 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., May 19, 3:30 p.m. "Endogenous and Exogenous Sex Hormones, Health and Longevity in Older Adults," a Center on Aging and Health seminar with Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, University of California at San Diego School of Medicine. Co-sponsored by Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. Suite 2-700, 2024 E. Monument St. EB

Mon., May 19, 3:30 p.m. "Nursing: A Singapore Perspective," an Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing/Office of Global Nursing seminar with nine master of nursing students from the National University of Singapore. Reception to follow. Carpenter Room, SoN. EB

Mon., May 19, 4 p.m. "Secretory Pathway Ca2+ ATPases: Mechanism, Structure and Cell Physiology," a Biophysics seminar with Rajini Rao, SoM. 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Tues., May 20, 9:30 a.m. "Histone H3 Phosphorylation: A Code for Transcription Elongation," a Biology thesis defense seminar with Caline Karam. 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., May 22, 1 p.m. "Precursor Diversity in the CNS," a Neuroscience research seminar with Laura Lillien, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Fri., May 23, 12:15 p.m. "Redesigning Electronic Health Record Systems to Support Public Health," a Health Sciences Informatics seminar with Paula Soper, SoM. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Tues., May 27, noon. "Epigenetic Erasure and Primordial Germ Cell Establishment in C. elegans," a Biological Chemistry seminar with William Kelly, SoM. 612 Physiology. EB


Special Events

Tues., May 20, 7 p.m. Award-winning biographer Daniel Mark Epstein will discuss and sign his new book, The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage. Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins. HW

Thurs., May 22, 9:15 a.m. Commencement, universitywide conferring of all degrees and certificates. Homewood Field. HW The university schools also have scheduled diploma award ceremonies or convocations, from Wed., May 21, through Fri., May 23 on various campuses. For details, go to

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