Johns Hopkins Gazette | January 20, 2009
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University January 20, 2009 | Vol. 38 No. 18

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Discussion/Talks | Grand Rounds | Lectures | Seminars | Workshops



Fri., Jan. 23, 2 p.m. "Traffic," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Tom Vanderbilt. Kossiakoff Center. APL



Mon., Jan. 26, 7 p.m. "Things I've Silent About: A Book Discussion About Politics and the Challenges of Literature," with authors Azar Nafisi and Scott Simon. Part of the SAIS Cultural Conversations series. RSVP to or 202-663-5635. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building. SAIS


Grand Rounds

Wed., Jan. 21, noon. "Maryland HIV/AIDS Update," Public Health Practice grand rounds with Heather Hauck, Maryland AIDS Administration, and Colin Flynn, Maryland AIDS Administration. Live webcast at Co-sponsored by the MidAtlantic Public Health Training Center and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Fri., Jan. 23, 12:15 p.m. "Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise and Public Health," Health Sciences Informatics grand rounds with Alean Kirnak, Software Partners LLC. W1214 SPH. EB



Wed., Jan. 21, 4 p.m. Seventeenth Harold and Marilyn Menkes Memorial Lecture — "Cell Based Therapy for Acute Lung Injury" by Michael Matthay, Cardiovascular Research Institute/University of California, San Francisco. Sponsored by Environmental Health Sciences. E2030 SPH. EB

Mon., Jan. 26, 4 p.m. Dean's Lecture II — "Studying the Right Side of the Triangle: Scholarship in Medical Education" by Scott Wright, SoM. Hurd Hall. EB

Mon., Jan. 26, 5:15 p.m. "A Plea for the Common and Applied Humanities," a German and Romance Languages and Literatures lecture by Howard Bloch, Yale University. 101A Dell House. HW



Wed., Jan. 21, noon. "Design and Development of a Multi-pinhole Collimator for High-resolution and High-efficiency Spect Imaging of Atherosclerotic Plaques in APOE-/-Mice," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Seng Peng Mok. Sponsored by Environmental Health Sciences. 6150 JHOC. EB

Wed., Jan. 21, 1 p.m. "Covalent Interactions of Platinum-conjugated Triplex-forming Oligonucleotides With DNA," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense seminar with Meghan Campbell. W1020 SPH. EB

Wed., Jan. 21, 1:30 p.m. "Computational Tools for Enhancing Conformational Sampling of Biological Macromolecules," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Xuhui Huang, Stanford University. 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, noon. "A Chemical Approach to Deconvolute the Cellular Functions of Methionine Aminopeptidases in Angiogenesis and Cancer," a Cell Biology seminar with Jun Liu, SoM. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, noon. "Plasmodium falciparum Chloroquine Resistance: Evidence for a Complex Relationship Between Mutant PfCRT and Parasite Genetic Background," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Infectious Diseases research seminar with David Fidock, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 22, 4 p.m. "Spatially Correlated Multilevel Functional Models," a Biostatistics seminar with Ana-Maria Staicu, Statistics Group, Bristol, UK. W4030 SPH. EB

Fri., Jan. 23, 10 a.m. "Electrophysiological and Structural Assessment of Spinal Cord Injury," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Angelo All, SoM. (Seminar will be teleconferenced to 110 Clark, on the Homewood campus.) 709 Traylor. EB

Fri., Jan. 23, 1 p.m. "Effective Presentation Skills," a Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology seminar with Donna Vogel, SoM. 181 BRB. EB

Mon., Jan. 26, 12:15 p.m. "Rho GTPase Pathways in Morphogenesis and Migration," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Alan Hall, Sloan-Kettering Institute. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Mon., Jan. 26, 12:15 p.m. "Genomic Lineages: Dilemmas Posed by Studying Human Variation With New Genomic Technologies," a Berman Institute of Bioethics seminar with Bob Cook-Deegan, Duke University. W4030 SPH. EB

Mon., Jan. 26, 3 p.m. "Of Mice and Women: How Studying Development Informs Us About Breast Cancer," a Cell Biology seminar with Zena Werb, UCSF. WBSB Auditorium. EB

Mon., Jan. 26, 4 p.m. "Stem Cells, Insulin and the Control of Oogenesis by Diet in Drosophila," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Daniela Drummond-Barbosa, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., Jan. 26, 4 p.m. David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience — "Exploiting Vision and Proprioception to Build and Augment Cortically Controlled Brain Machine Interfaces" with Nicholas Hatsopoulos, University of Chicago. Sponsored by the Kriger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW



Wed., Jan. 21, 8 a.m. "Making the Most of Your Career at Hopkins and Moving on From Hopkins," a Professional Development Office workshop, intended for all postdoctoral fellows. Turner Auditorium. EB

Wed., Jan. 21, 1 p.m. "Getting Started with WebCT," a Center for Educational Resources workshop. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Thurs., Jan. 22, 12:15 p.m. "Job Searching Strategies and How to Use JHSPHConnect," a Career Services workshop. W2017 SPH. EB

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