Johns Hopkins Gazette | May 18, 2009
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University May 18, 2009 | Vol. 38 No. 35

Weekly Calendar

Colloquia | Conferences | Exhibition | Grand Rounds | Seminars | Special Events | Symposia |



Michael Kaiser, president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will be the recipient of the 2009 George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America, to be presented on May 21 at the Peabody Institute's diploma award ceremony. See Special Events.

Fri., May 22, 2 p.m. "Complexions: New States of Matter at Interfaces," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Martin Harmer, Lehigh University. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Tues., May 19, 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. "France, America and the World: A New Era in Franco-American Relations?" a SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations conference with various experts. For more information and to RSVP, call 202-663-5880 or e-mail Co-sponsored by the Robert Schuman Foundation. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg. SAIS

Fri., May 22, and Sat., May 23, 9 a.m. For There Is Only One World: Garcilaso in Dialogue With Today's Worlding, a Program for Latin American Studies conference with various speakers. 113 Greenhouse. HW



Mon., May 18, 6 to 8 p.m. Opening reception for the student-curated retrospective Modernism at Evergreen: Erno Fabry (1906-1984). On view through Oct. 25. Evergreen Museum & Library.

Wed., May 20, 5 p.m. Opening of the Medical and Biological Illustration Graduate Exhibition and reception for the graduating class of Art as Applied to Medicine. Exhibit continues through June 9. Turner Concourse. EB


Grand Rounds

Wed., May 20, noon. "Men's Health: Addressing Its Physical, Social and Economic Determinants," Public Health Practice grand rounds with Jean Ford, SPH; and Donald Shell, health officer, Prince George's County. Co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Available by live webcast; go to events_calendar.html to log in. E2014 SPH (Sommer Hall). EB



Mon., May 18, 12:15 p.m. "Correlates and Predictive Ability of Physical Function Decline Among Aging HIV+ Injection Drug Users in Baltimore, MD," an Epidemiology doctoral research proposal seminar with Megan Salter. W3030 SPH. EB

Mon., May 18, 1 p.m. "Neighborhood Psychosocial Hazards and Gene-Environment Interaction Toward the Cognitive Function of Older Adults," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Brian Lee. W2030 SPH. EB

Mon., May 18, 4 p.m. "Import and Export Across the Bacterial Outer Membrane," a Biophysics seminar with Susan Buchanan, NIDDK. 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., May 18, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar — "Sculpting Light for Nonlinear Excitation Beyond the Gaussian Optics: Enabling 3-D Super-Resolution Imaging and More" with Alipasha Vaziri, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., May 18, 4 p.m. "Telomerase and the Consequences of Telomere Dysfunction," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Carol Greider, SoM. W2030 SPH. EB

Tues., May 19, noon. "A Multilevel Analysis of Village and Local Health Systems Factors Affecting Maternal Health Service Delivery and Use in Rural Indonesia," an International Health thesis defense seminar with Junko Onishi. W2015 SPH. EB

Tues., May 19, 1 p.m. "Social Engagement and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults: Pathways and Neighborhood Context," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Bryan James. W2008 SPH. EB

Wed., May 20, noon. "Nano and Environment — Where to Look for the Nano-Needle in the Environmental Haystack," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Bernd Nowack, EMPA-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Switzerland. 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., May 21, noon. "Notch and Hedgehog Signaling in Brain Tumors," a Cell Biology seminar with Charles Eberhart, SoM. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., May 21, 4 p.m. "A New Understanding of cAMP/PKA Signaling Propagation for Physiological Responses," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Yang "Kevin" Xiang, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 303 WBSB. EB

Fri., May 22, 12:15 p.m. "Autonomic Dysfunction: Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline and Dementia in Older Adults," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Jennifer Deal. W3030 SPH. EB

Fri., May 22, 2 p.m. "Alcohol Abuse and Dependence Problems Among Youths from Puerto Rico and the United States," a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Brent Mancha. 250 Hampton House. EB

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


Special Events

Thurs., May 21, 9:15 a.m. Commencement, universitywide conferring of all degrees and certificates. Homewood Field. HW. Divisional diploma award ceremonies or convocations take place from Wed., May 20, through Fri., May 22, on various campuses. (See story, "Farewell to the class of 2009," in this issue.)



Mon., May 18, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. "Nanoscience for Neuroscience and Neurosurgery," an Institute for NanoBioTechnology symposium and poster session with keynote speaker John Griffin, director, Brain Science Institute. $200; free for JHU students, $50 for non-JHU students. Talks from 9 a.m. to noon take place in the Preclinical Teaching Building; talks from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. take place in Turner Concourse. EB

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