Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 27, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 27, 2008 | Vol. 37 No. 36

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Conferences | Information Sessions | Lectures | Music | Seminars | Special Events | Workshops



Fri., May 30, 2 p.m. "Management Issues in Disaster Shelter Operations: Lessons from the Astrodome," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Daniel Boatright, University of Oklahoma. Parsons Auditorium. APL

Wed., June 4, 4:30 p.m. "The Road to AvioGlycomics," a Biology colloquium with Yuan Chuan Lee, KSAS. Mudd Auditorium. HW



Thurs., June 5, noon to 1:30 p.m. The Neuro-Education Initiative, a Learning Lunch interdisciplinary panel discussion, first activity of the Neuro-Education Initiative. Panelists are Amy Bastian, SoM; Steve Hsaio, Krieger Mind/Brain Institute; and Laurie Cutting, Kennedy Krieger Institute. (See article, "School of Education launches Neuro-Education Initiative," in this issue.) 219 Education Building. HW


Information Sessions

Tues., May 27, noon to 1 p.m. Provost's information session on proposals for the Framework for the Future strategic plan. 213 Hodson. HW



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

Fri., June 6, 4 p.m. The 2008 Thomas Hunt Morgan Lecture — "Structure-Based Genome Surveillance Mechanisms in a 'Simple' Eukaryote" by Nobel laureate Andy Fire, Stanford University. Part of the Pioneers in Biology lecture series, rescheduled from April 17. Mudd Auditorium. HW



Sun., June 1, 7 p.m. Recital with Marina Piccinini, flute, and Colette Valentine, piano. $15 at the door. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Fri., June 6, 7 p.m. International flute master class and participants recital with Marina Piccinini and Colette Valentine. For more information, call 410-659-8100, ext. 1190. Griswold Hall. Peabody



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

Wed., May 28, 2 p.m. "Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Patients With SLE," a Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation thesis defense seminar with Sangeeta Sule. W2015 SPH. EB

Wed., May 28, 4 p.m. "Alkaloid Biosynthesis," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Sarah O'Connor, MIT. West Lecture Hall, WBSB (ground floor). EB

Thurs., May 29, noon. "Histone Modifications and Epigenetics," a Cell Biology seminar with Sean Taverna, SoM. Suite 2-200, 1830 Building. EB

Fri., May 30, 12:15 p.m. "Using Information Science to Improve Health Care for Older Adults: A Program of Research," a Health Sciences Informatics seminar with Kathryn Bowles, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Co-sponsored by Health Policy and Management. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Wed., June 4, 10 a.m. "Early Childhood Predictors of Adolescent Suicidal Behavior," a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Tracy Patterson. 845 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., June 5, 10 a.m. "Lactate, A Novel Marker of Disordered Energy Homeostasis in the Metabolic Derangements of Obesity," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Stephen Crawford. W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., June 9, 10 a.m. "The Role of Parental Monitoring During Childhood in Young Adult Alcohol Involvement," a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Lilian Ghandour. 845 Hampton House. EB

Mon., June 9, 3 p.m. "Effects of a Mass Media Intervention on HIV-Related Stigma and Fear: Radio Diaries Program in Malawi," a Health, Behavior and Society thesis defense seminar with Alisha Creel. 244 Hampton House. EB


Special Events

Wed., May 28, 6:30 p.m. "Fit for a King: The Furniture and Design of Maison Jansen," with Evergreen curator and author James Archer Abbott. Last in the three-part The House Beautiful lecture series sponsored by Evergreen Museum & Library. After the lecture, Abbott will sign copies of his book Jansen and Jansen Furniture at a lightly catered reception. Bakst Theatre, Evergreen Museum & Library.

Tues., June 3, 5 p.m. Installation of Robert Lawrence as the inaugural Center for a Livable Future Professor. Co-sponsored by Environmental Health Sciences and the Office of External Affairs. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Tues., June 3, 6 to 9 p.m. Staff Recognition and Retirement Dinner, for those celebrating 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and greater milestone anniversaries. Sponsored by Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs. O'Connor Recreation Center. HW

Fri., June 6, 6 to 8 p.m. "Vino Veneto," the annual Evening of Traditional Beverages, featuring wine enthusiast Bill Corace. (See "In Brief," in this issue.) Must be 21 or older to attend. $20 members, $25 general admission. Reservations required; 410-516-5589. HW



Center for Training and Education workshops, open to faculty and staff. Various locations. To register, go to msdregform.pdf.

Thurs., May 29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Performance Management Through Five Key Conversations," with instructor Wanda King. Room 2-1002, 2024 Building. EB

Fri., May 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Leadership Challenges for Women: Decision Making and Risk Taking," with instructors Linda Dillon-Jones and Audrey Trapp. B102 Johns Hopkins@Eastern.

Mon., June 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Powerful Communication Skills for Women," with instructor Robin Hurd-Graham. B102 Johns Hopkins@Eastern.

Tues., June 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. "FLEX Talk: Practical Communication Skills Using MBTI Personality Type Theory," with instructor Linda Dillon-Jones. B102 Johns Hopkins@Eastern.

Wed., June 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Choosing Civility," with instructor Virginia Jacobs. B102 Johns Hopkins@Eastern.

Sat., May 31, 9 a.m. Young Women's Science Forum for high school girls; with Peg Stanley, STScI. Sponsored by the Space Telescope Science Institute. $20. To register, go to Muller Building. HW

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