January 18, 2011

Calendar — January 18, 2011


Fri., Jan. 21, 2 p.m. “Repairs in Space at 220 Miles High,” an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with U.S. Navy Capt. Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper, former NASA astronaut. Parsons Auditorium.  APL


Fri., Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m. “The Red Chapel of Queen Hatshepsut,” a SAIS African Studies Program discussion with Matthias Seidel, KSAS. Co-sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt, D.C. Chapter. For information or to RSVP, e-mail itolber1@jhu.edu or call 202-663-5676. Rome Auditorium.  SAIS

Mon., Jan. 24, 12:30 p.m. “The Way Forward in Haiti,” a SAIS International Law and Organizations Program panel discussion with Paulo Lyra, Pan American Health Organization; Tamara Kreinin, United Nations Foundation; Amy Coughenour, deputy director, Pan American Development Foundation; David Meltzer, American Red Cross; Andrea Koppel (moderator), American Red Cross and the Henry L. Stimson Center. For information or to RSVP, e-mail tbascia1@jhu.edu or call 202-663-5982. Rome Auditorium.  SAIS

Mon., Jan. 24, 2 p.m. “The North Korean Shelling of Yeonpyong Island: How Can We Prevent a Second Korean War,” a U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS discussion with Song Young Gil, mayor of Incheon, Korea. To RSVP, e-mail jhill50@jhu.edu or call 202-663-5830. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg.  SAIS


Wed., Jan. 19, noon. “Colon Cancer: Is It an Infectious Disease?” Pathology grand rounds with Cynthia Sears, SoM. G-007 Ross.  EB


Fri., Jan. 21, 4 p.m. The Roger M. Herriot Lecture—“Skin Stem Cells in Morphogenesis and Cancer” by Elaine Fuchs, HHMI and Rockefeller University. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. W1214 SPH.  EB


Wed., Jan. 19, 8 p.m. The Peabody Trio performs chamber music by Schnittke, Shostakovich, Gubaidulina and Brahms. $15 general admission, $10 senior citizens and $5 for students with ID. Friedberg Hall.  Peabody

Thurs., Jan. 20, 5:15 p.m. Clarinet recital by cardiologist David Kass and pianist Sook Hee Choi. (See In Brief, p. 2.) Turner Auditorium.  EB

Sun., Jan. 23, 5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series presents pianist Jonathan Biss. (See photo, this page.) $38 general admission, $19 for non-JHU students; free for JHU students. Shriver Hall.  HW


Fri., Jan. 21, 7 p.m. Poetry Extravaganza, with some of Baltimore’s finest poetic talent including Julie Fisher, Mark Sanders, Dave Eberhardt, Chris George, Azure and ML Scott. (See In Brief, p. 2.) Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins.  HW


Tues., Jan. 18, noon. “Glycomarkers: From the Bench to the Bedside,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Pauline Mary Rudd, Dublin-Oxford Glycobiology Laboratory. WBSB Auditorium.  EB

Tues., Jan. 18, noon. “Assessment and Treatment of Depression in Patients With Heart Disease,” a Psychiatry seminar with Kenneth Freedland, Washington University School of Medicine. 1-191 Meyer.  EB

Wed., Jan. 19, 12:30 p.m. “Regulation of Redox Signaling Through the Keap1-Nrf2 Pathway: Implications for Inflammation and Cancer,” a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with John Hayes, University of Dundee. 303 WBSB.  EB

Wed., Jan. 19, 4 p.m. “Proteomic Tools for Epigenomic Studies,” a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Alan Tackett, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB.  EB

Wed., Jan. 19, 4 p.m. “Forecasting Emergency Medical Service Call Arrival Rates,” a Biostatistics seminar with David Matteson, Cornell University. W2030 SPH.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 20, 10 a.m. “Mapping Dysregulated Metabolic Pathways in Disease Using Activity-Based Proteomics,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Daniel Nomura, Scripps Research Institute. Mountcastle Auditorium.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 20, noon. “Cancer Genomes and Their Implications,” a Cell Biology seminar with Nickolas Papadopoulos, SoM. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 20, noon. “Cellular Factors Influencing HIV-Host Cell Interplay,” a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Infectious Diseases seminar with Mario Stevenson, University of Miami. W1020 SPH.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 20, 1 p.m. “Regulated Axon Outgrowth as a Mechanism for Axon Guidance,” a Neuroscience research seminar with Samantha Butler, University of Southern California. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 20, 4 p.m. “Endothelial-Mesenchymal Transition: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” a Center for Musculoskeletal Research seminar with Bjorn Olsen, Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Sponsored by Orthopaedic Surgery. 5152 JHOC.  EB

Fri., Jan. 21, 11 a.m. “Development of Advanced Flow Diagnostic Techniques to Study Complex Thermofluid Phenomena,” a CEAFM seminar with Hui Hu, Iowa State University. 106 Latrobe.  HW

Mon., Jan. 24, noon. “Domain Communication in Enzymatic Assembly Lines: NMR Reveals Transient Interactions in Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthetases,” a Biophysics seminar with Dominique Frueh, SoM. 100 Mudd.  HW

Mon., Jan. 24, 12:15 p.m. “Computational Analysis of Kinesin Dynein Coordination in Axonal Cargo Transport,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Ge Yang, Carnegie Mellon University. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Mon., Jan. 24, 3 p.m. “Predictors and Prediction Modeling of Loss to Follow-up, Immuno-Virologic Outcomes and Sub-Optimal Drug Adherence Among Adults Receiving HIV Antiretroviral Therapy in Nigeria,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Chuka Anude. W2029 SPH.  EB

Mon., Jan. 24, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“Tracking the Flow of Information Through the Hippocampal Formation in the Rat” with Josh Neunuebel, KSAS. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger.  HW


The Center for Educational Resources sponsors a series of workshops on the Blackboard 9.1 interface. The training is open to all faculty, staff and students in full-time KSAS or WSE programs who will serve as administrators to a Blackboard course. To register, go to www.bb.cer.jhu.edu. Garrett Room, MSE Library.  HW

Tues., Jan. 18, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Mon., Jan. 24, 10 a.m. to noon. “Getting Started With Blackboard.”

Wed., Jan. 19, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. “Blackboard Communication and Collaboration.”

Thurs., Jan. 20, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. “Assessing Student Knowledge and Managing Grades in Blackboard.”