Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 26, 2009
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 26, 2009 | Vol. 38 No. 36

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Conferences | Discussion/ alks | Grand Rounds | Lectures | Music | Seminars | Special Events | Symposia |



A benefit concert by guitarist and composer Ronald Pearl opens Peabody Preparatory's Guitar Day, featuring master classes and workshops in classical, jazz and steel guitar. See Music.

Fri., June 5, 2 p.m. "Climate Change — A Challenge We Must Address," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Michael MacCracken, Climate Institute. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Wed., June 3, 7 to 9 p.m., Thurs., June 4, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Fri., June 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Laboratory History Conference, sponsored by History of Science and Technology, History of Medicine and the KSAS Office of the Dean of Research, with various speakers. Carnegie Institution of Embryology (Wed.), Sherwood Room, Levering (Thurs. and Fri.) HW



Mon., June 1, 12:30 p.m. "War 2.0: Irregular Warfare in the Information Age," a SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations discussion with Thomas Rid, CTR; Andrew Exum, Center for a New American Security; and Dan Hamilton, director, CTR. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg. SAIS


Grand Rounds

Fri., June 5, 12:15 p.m. "Psychiatry and Informatics," Health Sciences Informatics grand rounds with Adam Kaplin, SoM. W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB



Wed., May 27, 6:30 p.m. "Antebellum Opulence: Portland Maine's Victoria Mansion," by Arlene Palmer Schwind. Part of Evergreen's The House Beautiful lecture series. $25 general admission, $20 for Evergreen members and students. Reservations are requested; call 410-516-0341. Bakst Theatre, Evergreen Museum & Library.



Thurs., June 4, 7:30 p.m. Benefit recital by flutist Marina Piccinini, with Colette Valentine, piano; in support of the scholarship fund for the Marina Piccinini International Flute Master Classes. $45 ($40 tax-deductible). Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., June 6, 8 p.m. Preparatory Guitar Day benefit concert with guitarist Ronald Pearl. $30 general admission, $25 for Preparatory students and parents; cost includes a day pass for Guitar Day (June 7). Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., June 7, 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Guitar Day, featuring master classes and workshops in classical, jazz and steel string guitar. Admission is $10, and $5 for Preparatory students and parents. For more information, call 410-659-8100, ext. 1130. Enter at Peabody Institute's main entrance. Peabody



Tues., May 26, noon. "Engineering Cellular Dynamics," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Takanari Inoue, SoM. 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., May 26, 4 p.m. "Exploring the Theoretical Limits of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Infection," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Robert Siliciano, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. W2030 SPH. EB

Thurs., May 28, noon. "Planar Cell Polarity: Linking Developmental Regulatory Mechanisms to Basic Cellular Machinery During Morphogenesis," a Cell Biology seminar with John Wallingford, University of Texas, Austin. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Mon., June 1, 2 p.m. "Developmental Disorders and Cognitve Impairment Among Substance Users," a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Stevan Severtson. 391 Hampton House. EB

Tues., June 2, noon. "Sensory Transduction in C. elegans: What Can't a Worm Sense?" a Biological Chemistry seminar with Shawn Xu, University of Michigan. 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., June 2, 1 p.m. "Regulation of Nf-Kappa-B Dependent Gene Expression by the Thioredoxin System," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Jacqueline Heilman. W7023 SPH. EB

Thurs., June 4, 1 p.m. "Disruption of Developing Synapses by Pb2+ Is Mediated by Inhibition of MNDAR and Downstream Signaling," an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with April Neal. W7023 SPH. EB

Thurs., June 4, 4 p.m. "Tales From the End of the Chromosome," a Biology seminar with Peter Baumann, Stowers Institute. 100 Mudd. HW


Special Events

Sat., May 30, 6 p.m. "Believe in Baltimore's Youth," an Incentive Mentoring Program benefit gala, featuring dinner, drinks and music and promoting campuswide charity. Formal dress required. Cost is $75. Turner Concourse, BRB. EB

Fri., June 5, 6 to 8 p.m. Homewood Museum presents "Evening of Traditional Beverages," with spirits specialist Craig Howard. This year features Scottish single malts. (See story, "Homewood Museum toasts Scotland's single malts," in this issue.) $20 for Homewood members, $25 for non-members. Reservations are required; call 410-516-5589. Homewood Museum. HW



Thurs., May 28, and Fri., May 29. "Understanding Health Benefits and Risks," an international symposium aimed at helping health professionals, medical journalists and the general public gain better understanding of health benefits and risks, with various speakers, including health care/medical journalist Shannon Brownlee and physician Avrum Bluming, USC. For more information, go to: Charles Commons Conference Center. HW

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