May 16, 2011

Calendar — May 16, 2011


Wed., May 18, 3:30 p.m. “Missing Baryons in Galaxies and Clusters,” an STSci colloquium with Joel Bregman, University of Michigan. Bahcall Auditorium, Muller Bldg.  HW

Fri., May 20, 2 p.m. “Repairs in Space at 220 Miles High,” an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Capt. Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper, U.S. Navy, former NASA astronaut. Parsons Auditorium.  APL


Thurs., May 19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Enhancing the U.S.-Japan Partnership: Education and Cultural Ties in a Changing Global Context,” a Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies conference with keynote speakers Anthony Miller, U.S. deputy secretary of education, and Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese ambassador to the United States. Co-sponsored by Culcon. For complete agenda, go to To RSVP, email or call 202-653-9800. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg.  SAIS


Sun., May 22, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the Preparatory Spring Dance Showcase. $15 general admission, $10 for senior citizens and $5 for students with ID. Advance ticket purchase is required; call 410-234-4626. Friedberg Hall.  Peabody


Mon., May 16, noon. “Worms at Work: Long-Run Impacts of Child Deworming in Kenya,” a SAIS African Studies Program panel discussion with Michael Kremer, Harvard University; Sarah Baird, George Washington University; and David McKenzie, World Bank. Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Development. (Event is open to the SAIS community and invited guests only.) Center for Global Development, 1800 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington D.C.

Mon., May 16, noon. “Mobilizing Resources for Global Health,” a J.B. Grant International Health Society talk with Christoph Benn, Global Fund. E9519 SPH.  EB

Mon., May 16, 6 p.m. “The World in 20 Years: What Role for France?” a SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations discussion with Nicolas Tenzer, co-founder and chairman, Initiative for the Development of French Expertise Abroad in Europe and Worldwide. For information or to RSVP, email or call 646-588-6786. 500 Bernstein-Offit Bldg.  SAIS

Tues., May 17, 5:30 p.m. “Is the Economic Glass for Central Asia and the Caucasus Half Empty of Half Full?” a Central Asia–Caucasus Institute at SAIS panel discussion with David Owen, International Monetary Fund; Jennifer Leonard, International Crisis Group; and Kazi Matin, World Bank. Co-sponsored by the IMF. To RSVP, email or call 202-663-7721. Rome Auditorium.  SAIS

Fri., May 20, 6:30 p.m. “Women and Religion in Ancient Egypt,” a SAIS African Studies Program discussion with Suzanne Onstine, University of Memphis. Co-sponsored by the American Research Center on Egypt, Washington D.C. chapter. To RSVP, email Rome Auditorium.  SAIS


Mon., May 23, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Reception for the 2011 Medical and Biological Illustration Graduate Student Exhibition, on view through May 26. For more information, go to www.hopkinsmedicine
.org/medart or call 410-955-3409. Turner Concourse.  EB


Wed., May 18, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Leaders & Legends Lecture—“Leading Around Corners: Meeting Today’s Challenges While Positioning for Tomorrow” by Douglas Shulman, commissioner of Internal Revenue. (See story, p. 7.) Legg Mason Tower, Harbor East.

Thurs., May 19, 4 p.m. The 2011 Alpha Omega Alpha Visiting Professor Lecture—“Global Issues in Women’s Health” by Timothy R.B. Johnson, University of Michigan. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Alpha Omega Alpha chapter. Hurd Hall.  EB


Tues., May 17, 7 p.m. Recital by students in the Peabody Preparatory Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) program. Cohen-Davison Family Theatre.  Peabody

Sat., May 21, 3 p.m. The Peabody Wind Orchestra performs. Griswold Hall.  Peabody

open houSEs

Sat., May 21, 2 to 4 p.m. Open house for the Peabody Preparatory’s Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) Program, including information from Preparatory faculty and staff, refreshments and a tour. Bank of America Lounge.  Peabody


Tues., May 17, 7 p.m. Baltimore-based author Michael Kimball will read from and sign copies of his novel Us. (See In Brief, p. 2) Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins.  HW


Mon., May 16, noon. “Live Imaging of Signal Relay During Chemotaxis, and Its Relevance to Inflammation,” a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Carole Parent, NCI. W1020 SPH.  EB

Mon., May 16, 12:15 p.m. “Epigenetic Regulation of Telomere Capping in Drosophila = The Stories of the Hip Hop Brothers,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Yikang Rong, NCI. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Mon., May 16, 2 p.m. “Moderators of the Relationship Between Life Events and Depression: Recurrence, Social Support and Age,” a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Cynthia Jones.  845 Hampton House.  EB

Mon., May 16, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“Statistics of Natural Sounds, Invariance, Perception and Neural Representations” with Frederic Theunissen, University of California, Berkeley. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger.  HW

Tues., May 17, noon. “Hedgehog Signaling at Primary Cilia,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Rajat Rohatgi, Stanford University School of Medicine. 612 Physiology.  EB

Tues., May 17, noon. “Maternal Nutritional Status: Total Body and Extracellular Water, Placental Weight in Rural Bangladesh: A Pathway to Birth Weight,” an International Health thesis defense seminar with Alison Gernand. W4030 SPH.  EB

Tues., May 17, 1 p.m. “Dose-Effect Relationships: Predictors and Outcomes of the Intensity of Exposure to a Community Health Worker Intervention,” a Health, Behavior and Society thesis defense seminar with Chidinma Ibe. 744 Hampton House.  EB

Wed., May 18, noon. “Chemoselective Modification of Viral Proteins Bearing Metabolically Introduced Non-Natural Amino Acids and Sugars,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Partha Sarathi Banerjee, Stony Brook University. 612 Physiology.  EB

Wed., May 18, 12:15 p.m. Wednesday Noon Seminar—“Attitude Toward Mental Disorder and Mental Health Service Use Patterns Among Asian Americans” with Su Lee. Sponsored by Mental Health. B14B Hampton House.  EB

Wed., May 18, 1:30 p.m. “A Tale of Two Proteins: Autoinhibition of the Signaling Adapter Protein Crk-II and Conformational Dynamics of Ribonuclease H,” a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Arthur Palmer, Columbia University Medical Center. 701 WBSB.  EB

Wed., May 18, 4 p.m. “DNA Replication: Challenges and Opportunities for Antibacterial Drug Discovery,” a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Stewart Fisher, AstraZeneca R&D, Boston. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB.  EB

Thurs., May 19, noon. “Evaluating the Scale-Up of Community Case Management in Malawi: Health Systems Supports, Health Worker Attidues and Equity of Service Provision,” an International Health thesis defense seminar with Jennifer Callaghan. W2030 SPH.  EB

Thurs., May 19, 2 p.m. “Extrapolation From the Gut: Exploring the Regulatory Control of Pleiotropic Expression of Enteric Crest Genes,” an Institute of Genetic Medicine thesis defense seminar with Zachary Stine. G-007 Ross.  EB

Fri., May 20, 9 a.m. “Gender Disparities in Dietary Intake and Obesity Prevalence Among Mexican Adults: A Cross-Country Comparison Between Mexico and the U.S.,” an International Health thesis defense seminar with Rebecca Kanter. W2030 SPH.  EB

Fri., May 20, 10 a.m. “Reducing Blood Waste: The Effect of Implementing a Maryland Collaborative,” a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with I-Fong Sun. 688 Hampton House.  EB

Fri., May 20, 1 p.m. “Recent Developments in Acute Elephant Endotheliolytic Disease Caused by EEHV,” a Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology seminar with Gary Hayward, SoM. West Room (ground floor), BRB.  EB

Fri., May 20, 3 p.m. “Identification and Functional Dissection of Regulatory Sequences at ERBB3 and Other Neural Crest Genes,” an Institute of Genetic Medicine thesis defense seminar with Megana Prasad. G-007 Ross.  EB

Mon., May 23, 12:15 p.m. “Novel Localizations and Functions of Heterotrimeric G Proteins: Gβγ Regulates Trans Golgi Network to Plasma Membrane Transport,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Philip Wedegaertner, Thomas Jefferson University. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Mon., May 23, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“Speech Emerges and Evolves Through Coupled Oscillations” with Asif Ghazanfar, Princeton University. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger.  HW


Tues., May 17, 5 to 7 p.m. Delta Omega Society induction ceremony, with Michael Klag, SPH dean. For information, go to www
.html. W1214 SPH.  EB

Wed., May 18, 6:30 p.m. “The Wrightsman Galleries for French Decorative Arts,” a discussion by Danielle Kisluk-Grosheide, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s curator of European sculpture and decorative arts. Part of The House Beautiful lecture series, sponsored by JHU Museums. $20 general admission, $15 for museum members and students. Advance registration recommended; call 410-516-0341 or www.brownpapertickets
.com/event/157392. Bakst Theatre, Evergreen Museum & Library.


Thurs., May 19, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Innovations in Cardiac Imaging: New Windows to the Heart, an SoM Tech Transfer symposium with a keynote address, “Cardiac Imaging at Hopkins: The State and Future of Cardiovascular Imaging” by Gordon Tomaselli, SoM, and panel discussions with a variety of speakers. 5:45 p.m. Reception. Carriage House, Evergreen Museum & Library.

Mon., May 23, noon to 4 p.m. Leading the Nation in Women Veterans’ Health: The Important Role of Research, a Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Research Group symposium with Laura Herrera, acting deputy chief officer, Veterans Health Administration. RSVP to
whrg/symposium_2011.html. E2030 SPH.  EB


Mon., May 23, 9 a.m. “Writing for Publication,” a JHMI Professional Development Office workshop designed to demystify the process of publishing research, with Donna Vogel, SoM. Topics covered include the purpose of a publication, choosing a journal, authorship issues and understanding peer review. To register, complete the form on the right- hand side of the home page at Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB.  EB