January 11, 2010

Calendar — Jan. 11, 2010


Thurs., Jan. 14, 10:30 a.m. “North Korea–South Korea Relations in the New Era,” a U.S.–Korea Institute at SAIS discussion with Lee Yoon-Sung, vice speaker, National Assembly of the Republic of Korea. Rome Building Auditorium.  SAIS

Fri., Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m. “Egyptomania: The Egyptian Style From Assyria to Obama,” a SAIS African Studies Program discussion with Tom Hardwick, University of Oxford. Co-sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt–Washington D.C. Chapter. Rome Building Auditorium.  SAIS


Wed., Jan. 13, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Leaders & Legends Lecture—“Global Leadership From Baltimore” by Mark Fetting, chair and CEO, Legg Mason. (See story, “Legg Mason chair, CEO to give next Leaders & Legends talk,” in this issue.) Legg Mason Tower, Harbor East.

Wed., Jan. 13, 4 p.m. The 18th Harold and Marilyn Menkes Memorial Lecture—“Mechanisms of Dysfunction in Asthma or Why Asthma Is Like an Oreo Cookie” by Charles Irvin, University of Vermont. E2030 SPH (Feinstone Hall).  EB

Thurs., Jan. 14, 4 p.m. “A Simple Solution: How Vinegar Can Help Save a Woman’s Life,” a Jhpiego lecture, followed by a reception. 1615 Thames St.

Thurs., Jan. 14, 6:30 p.m. “From the Vulcanization of Rubber to Quarks and High-Temperature Superconductivity: Physics at Strong Coupling,” a Physics and Astronomy public lecture by Philip Phillips, University of Illinois. (See “In Brief,” in this issue.) Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center.  HW


Sat., Jan. 16, 2 p.m. Open house for Peabody Preparatory’s Adult and Continuing Education program. Bank of America Lounge.  Peabody


Mon., Jan. 11, noon. “Living With Oxygen: Tales of Superoxide Dismutase,” a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Valeria Culotta, SPH. W1020 SPH.  EB

Mon., Jan. 11, 12:15 p.m. “Roles for RB and E2F in the Control of Cell Proliferation,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Nicholas Dyson, Harvard Medical School. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Mon., Jan. 11, 12:15 p.m. “Industrial Food Animal Production: The Crossroads of Bioethics, Public Health and Social Justice,” a Berman Institute of Bioethics seminar with Ellen Silbergeld, SPH. W3030 SPH.  EB

Tues., Jan. 12, noon. “Cell-Type Specific mRNA Profiling in Mouse Models of Neurodegeneration,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Myriam Heiman, Rockefeller University Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. 612 Physiology.  EB

Wed., Jan. 13, noon. “Reduced Absorption as a Potential Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Intestinal Disease,” a Physiology seminar with Gary Shull, University of Cincinnati. 203 Physiology Research Conference Room.  EB

Wed., Jan. 13, 4 p.m. “A Dirichlet Process Mixture Hidden Markov Models for Protein Structure Prediction,” a Biostatistics seminar with Kristin Lennox, Texas A&M University. W2030 SPH.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 14, noon. “A Feedback Mechanism That Regulates Tissue Growth,” a Cell Biology seminar with Laura Johnston, Columbia University. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 14, noon. “Identification and Characterization of Flaviviral Host Factors,” a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Infectious Diseases seminar with Mariano Garcia-Blanco, Duke University Medical Center. W1020 SPH.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 14, 1 p.m. “The Role of Amygdala and Orbital Frontal Cortex Dysfunction in the Development of Psychopathic Traits,” a Neuroscience research seminar with James Blair, NIMH. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 14, 3 p.m. “Functional Evaluation of Noncoding Regulatory Control Provides Novel Insights Into Their Constraint, Distribution and Overlapping Functions,” a Human Genetics thesis seminar with David McGaughey. G-007 Ross.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 14, 4 p.m. “Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, Aging and Telomere: New Insights Into Old Questions,” a Biology seminar with Kan Cao, NIH. 100 Mudd.  HW

Fri., Jan. 15, 2 p.m. “Impact of Long-Term Routine Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Use in Navajo and White Mountain Apache Communities,” an International Health thesis defense seminar with Jennifer Scott. W2030 SPH.  EB

Mon., Jan. 18, noon. “Regeneration Polarity in Planarians,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Christian Petersen, MIT; 612 Physiology.  EB

Mon., Jan. 18, 12:15 p.m. “Aberration and Manipulation of Exon Splicing in the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Gene,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Terence Partridge, Children’s National Medical Center. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Tues., Jan. 19, noon. “Regeneration Polarity in Planarians,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Christian Petersen, MIT; 612 Physiology.  EB