Johns Hopkins Gazette | January 22, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 22, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 18

Weekly Calendar

Information Sessions | Lectures | Music | Seminars | Workshops


Information Sessions

Fri., Jan. 25, noon. "Waterkeepers Chesapeake: Protecting the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays From Pollution," a Center for a Livable Future information session with members of Waterkeepers Chesapeake, a coalition of 14 independent Waterkeeper programs working to protect and restore the Chesapeake and coastal bays and tributaries. W2008 SPH. EB



Wed., Jan. 23, 4 p.m. The Lawrence Grossman Lecture--"The Role of Transcription in DNA Repair and Genomic Stability" by Philip Hanawalt, Stanford University. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB



Wed., Jan. 23, 8 p.m. Peabody Faculty Chamber Music Concert with Jeffrey Sharkey (piano), Alison Wells (violoncello), Peter Salaff (violin) and Victoria Chiang (viola), performing music by Beethoven, Suk and Brahms. Part of the Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital Series. $15 general admission, $10 senior citizens and $5 for students with ID. Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Mon., Jan. 28, noon. Performance by Ilya Finkelshteyn, principal cellist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and pianist Lura Johnson. Part of the Art of Healing concert series sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Weinberg Ceremonial Lobby. EB



Tues., Jan. 22, noon. "Protein Misfolding Stress in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Richard Morimoto, Northwestern University. 612 Physiology. EB

Wed., Jan. 23, noon. "Influenza Virus Infection of Respiratory Epithelial Cells," an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with Andrew Pekosz, SPH. W7023 SPH. EB

Wed., Jan. 23, 4 p.m. "Tests of Gene-Environment Interaction: Family-based Designs and Analysis," a Biostatistics seminar with Nan Laird, Harvard School of Public Health. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 24, 10:30 a.m. "The Physical Health Impacts of Post-Disaster Displacement: A Study of the Older Adult Victims of Hurricane Katrina," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Lori Uscher. 208 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., Jan. 24, noon. "Imaging Anti-Infection Responses," an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology joint seminar with Christopher Hunter, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 24, noon. "Development, Implementation and Evaluation of an Urban Food Store Intervention for Korean Food Stores in Baltimore City to Improve Availability of Healthy Foods for Low-Income African Americans," an International Health thesis defense seminar with Hee-Jung Song. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 24, noon. "Spatially Informed Investigations of Social Gradients in Cancer Disparities," an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with Ann Klassen, SPH. W3030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 24, noon. "Cortical Rearrangement and Mechanosensing During Cytokinesis," a Cell Biology seminar with Douglas Robinson, SoM. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Jan. 24, 1 p.m. "Glial Function in Drosophila Nervous System Development," a Neuroscience faculty-search seminar with Ulrike Gaul, Rockefeller University. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Jan. 24, 3:30 p.m. "Host Factors Promoting and Restricting Retrovirus Replication," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Stephen Goff, Columbia University. 517 PCTB. EB

Fri., Jan. 25, 12:15 p.m. "Toward Semantic Interoperability for Electronic Health Records," a Division of Health Science Informatics Journal Club seminar with Jacob Aaronson, SoM. Co-sponsored by SoM and SPH. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Mon., Jan. 28, 12:15 p.m. "Involving Children With Life-Limiting and Life-Shortening Illnesses in Medical Decisions," a Berman Institute of Bioethics seminar with Myra Bluebond-Langer. Co-sponsored by the Harriet Lane Compassionate Care Program and the Pediatric Noon Conferences, SoM. 306 Pediatrics, CMSC. EB

Mon., Jan. 28, 12:15 p.m. "The Functional Microarchitecture of the Mouse Barrel Cortex," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Karel Svoboda, Janelia Farm Research Campus. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Jan. 28, 4 p.m. David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Early Circuits That Regulate Cortical Development and Plasticity" with Patrick Kanold, University of Maryland. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Jan. 28, 4 p.m. "A New Repair Pathway for DNA Interstrand Cross-Links?" a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Paul Miller, SPH. W2030 SPH. EB



Center for Educational Resources workshops. Register at Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., Jan. 22, 3 p.m. "Being a TA in Arts and Sciences," with Jennifer Zosh, KSAS, and teaching assistants who will share information on dealing with the experiences and challenges encountered in leading classes and labs. Format includes time for questions and answers.

*Thurs., Jan. 24, 1 p.m. "Podcasting 101," how to create a podcast and post it online, and a description of podcasting services at Johns Hopkins, with Mike Reese, CER.

Thurs., Jan. 24, 3 p.m. "The Role of a TA at JHU," an overview of the role of a teaching assistant at Johns Hopkins with Richard Shingles, KSAS. Workshop covers topics such as faculty expectations, ethics and academic integrity, relating to students, dealing with disabilities and academic assistance for undergraduates.

Thurs., Jan. 24, and Mon., Jan. 28, noon. "Financial Fitness in 2008: Getting Back on Track After the Holidays," with author and financial coach Jennifer Matthews. Sponsored by Worklife Programs. Location given on registration at

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