June 7, 2010

Calendar — June 7, 2010


Tues., June 15, and Wed., June 16, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross blood drive. For more information, go to
.edu or call 410-614-0913. Turner Concourse.  EB


Fri., June 18, 7:30 p.m. JHU Summer Film Series presents The Addams Family. Sponsored by the Office of Summer and Intersession Programs. Live music begins at 7:30 p.m.; movies start just after sunset. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Lower Quad (in front of Shriver Hall).  HW


Mon., June 14, 5:30 p.m. Leaders + Legends Series—Steve Forbes, president and CEO of Forbes, Inc., will speak. (See story, p. 9.) Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg.  SAIS

Fri., June 18, noon. “Astrobiological Factors in Exoplanet Exploration Strategies,” an Astrobiology lecture by Wes Traub, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech. Part of the series Planets, Life and the Universe. 100 Mudd.  HW


Tues., June 8, 10 a.m. “Using Photocrosslinking Sugar Analogs to Covalently Capture Glycoconjugate Interactions,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Michelle Bond, Stanford University. 612 Physiology.  EB

Tues., June 8, noon. “TRPV Ion Channels in Inflammation and Immunity,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Michael Caterina, SoM. 612 Physiology.  EB

Fri., June 11, noon. “Clinical and Epidemiologic Characteristics of the 1918–1919 Influenza Pandemic: Implications Regarding Immune Mechanisms,” a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Infectious Diseases seminar with John Brundage, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center and editor, Medical Surveillance Monthly Report. W1020 SPH.  EB

Fri., June 11, 1 p.m. “Statistics Methods for Bivariate Survival Data With Interval Sampling and Applications to Biomedical Studies,” a Biostatistics thesis defense seminar with Hong Zhu. W2030 SPH.  EB

Mon., June 14, 9 a.m. “Genomic Patenting History as Pop Culture,” an Oncology seminar with Lawrence Sung, University of Maryland School of Law. Co-sponsored by the Kimmel Cancer Center. Owens Auditorium, CRB.  EB

Mon., June 14, 12:15 p.m. “Cross-Talk Between Two NDR Pathways Regulates the Transition Between Mitosis and Interphase Growth in the Fission Yeast S. pombe,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Samriddha Ray, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Mon., June 14, 2 p.m. “Statistical Methods for Incomplete Data From Infectious Disease Outbreaks,” a Biostatistics thesis defense seminar with Nicholas Reich. W3008 SPH.  EB

Wed., June 16, noon. “Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells: Rare Cells With a Bite,” a Molecular Pathology seminar with Patricia Fitzgerald-Bocarsly, Flow Cytometry and Immunology Core Lab. Darner Site Visit Room (off Turner Concourse).  EB

Wed., June 16, 1:30 p.m. “Environmental and Occupational Risks for Exposure to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Amy Peterson. W7023 SPH.  EB

Wed., June 16, 2 p.m. “Translocator Protein 18-KDa/Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptor: Functional Role in Microglia and Preclinical Marker of Neurodegeneration in Sandhoff Disease,” an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Judy Choi. E6519 SPH.  EB

Thurs., June 17, 1 p.m. “Nucleocytoplasmic Transport Machinery: Relation With Cell Cycle and Stress Response,” a Cell Biology seminar with Naoko Imamota, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg.  EB

Fri., June 18, 1 p.m. “A Novel Role for Dicer-Dependent Small RNAs in Maintaining H3 K9 Methylation and DNA Methylation,” a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense seminar with Raymond Enke. W1020 SPH.  EB

Mon., June 21, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“A Molecular-Genetics Strategy for Understanding the Sense of Touch” with David Ginty, SoM. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger.  HW


Mon., June 7, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Johns Hopkins Nursing Visitor’s Week (continues through June 11), a chance for nursing students, practicing nurses, nurse educators or nurse leaders to learn about the health care institution, network with colleagues, participate in both didactic and observational sessions, interact with nurses in classroom and clinical settings and learn about nursing research, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, patient safety, shared governance and peer review. Sponsored by the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. Cost is $250. For more information, call 443-287-4745 or e-mail drace@son.jhmi.edu. SoN and JHH.  EB

Wed., June 9, 3 p.m. SAIS Staff Recognition, a ceremony sponsored by the Office of Human Resources. For more information, e-mail zbristol@jhu.edu. 500 Bernstein-Offit Building.  SAIS

Thurs., June 10, 9 a.m. Annual Accommodations and Lodging Fair, an opportunity for the Hopkins community to meet more than 30 vendors. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Accommodations Office. Turner Concourse.  EB

Fri., June 18, 5 p.m. Black Faculty and Staff Juneteenth Celebration with music by the Unified Voices and an address by Debra Newman Ham, Morgan State University. The event will also honor Levi Watkins Jr. and bid farewell to Vernon Savage, a BFSA founder. Dinner will be provided. Free for BFSA members and families and JHU students; admission $5 for nonmembers and attendees 13 years old and older. RSVP required. For information or to RSVP, go to http://bfsa.jhu.edu/loader.php?page=Celebration. Glass Pavilion, Levering.  HW


Fri., June 11, and Sat., June 12, 8 p.m., and Sun., June 13, 2 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents the musical comedy The Glorious Ones. (See photo, this page.) Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center.  HW