June 6, 2011

Calendar — June 6, 2011


Fri., June 10, 2 p.m. “Design, Fabrication and Characterization orf a Micromechanical Directional Microphone,” an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Lt. Cmdr. (retired) Mike Touse, Naval Postgraduate School. Parsons Auditorium.  APL


Wed., June 8, 8:30 a.m. “A Conservative Constitutional Foreign Policy,” a SAIS Center on Politics and Foreign Relations panel discussion with Sen. Rand Paul (R- KY); Robert Guttman, SAIS; and Richard McGregor, Financial Times. To RSVP, go to http://
senrandpaulsais.eventbrite.com. Co-sponsored by the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations, the JHU Center for Advanced Governmental Studies, the Financial Times and the University of California Washington Center. Rome Auditorium.  SAIS

Thurs., June 9, 12:30 p.m. “The Role of Culture in Foreign Affairs: Toward a European Smart Power,” a SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations discussion with Francois Rivasseau, deputy head, the EU delegation to the United States. To RSVP, email transatlanticrsvp@jhu.edu or call 202-663-5880. 500 Bernstein-Offit Bldg.  SAIS

Tues., June 14, 9:30 to 11 a.m. “Human Security and Stabilization in Afghanistan and Beyond: New Research,” a SAIS Conflict Management Program panel discussion with Christian Dennys, UK Defence Academy and Cranfield University; Peter Walker, Tufts University; and John Agoglia (moderator), IDS International. Co-sponsored by Search for Common Ground. For information or to RSVP, go to https://salsa.wiredforchange.com/
o/6060/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=32427. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg.  SAIS


The Hopkins Summer Outdoor Films Series, sponsored by the Office of Summer and Intersession Programs. (See In Brief, p. 2.) Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Movies begin at 8:30 p.m. DJ plays music beginning at 6:30 p.m. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase (no alcoholic beverages permitted). Wyman Quad (rain location: Mudd Auditorium).  HW

Fri., June 10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.

Fri., June 17. The Social Network.


Mon., June 13, 6 to 8 p.m. “Summer Fest,” an information session designed to explore opportunities for career advancement, with representatives from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and SAIS. To RSVP, go to http://irgradschools.com/
?page_id=3&event_id=76. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg.  SAIS


Mon., June 6, 8 p.m. “Looking to the Future With JWST,” an STScI public lecture by John Mather, Goddard Space Flight Center. Bahcall Auditorium, Muller Bldg.  HW

Wed., June 8, 6 p.m. “Regulation of Medical Devices,” a lecture by Nada Hanafi, SPH. Part of the FDA Lecture Series, sponsored by the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design. West Lecture Hall.  EB


Tues., June 17, 7 p.m. Recital by flute virtuoso Marina Piccinini, with pianist Colette Valentine. The recital opens the fourth year of Piccinini’s international flute master classes. (See story, this page.) Tickets are $10. To reserve tickets, call 410-234-4772. Griswold Hall.  Peabody


Tues., June 7, 3 p.m. John Bader, former JHU associate dean for undergraduate academic affairs, will discuss and sign copies of his latest book, Dean’s List. Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins.  HW


Mon., June 6, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“Giving Sight to the Blind: The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System” with Arup Roy, Second Sight Medical Products Inc. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger.  HW

Tues., June 7, noon. “O-GlcNAc, A Novel Regulator of the Cellular Stress Response and Cell Survival,” a Biological Chemistry seminar with Natasha Zachara, SoM. 612 Physiology.  EB

Thurs., June 9, 2 p.m. “The Association Between State Medicaid Program Characteristics, Well-Child Care and Age at Autistic Disorder Diagnosis Among a National Sample of Medicaid-Enrolled Children With Autistic Disorder,” a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Amy Daniels. 188 Hampton House.  EB

Mon., June 13, noon. “Making Sense of Skin-Regulating Keratinocyte Differentiation and Survival,” a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Richard Eckert, University of Maryland School of Medicine. E2014 SPH.  EB

Mon., June 13, noon. “A Recent Idea for the Mouse Sperm Stem Cells and Their Niche,” a Cell Biology seminar with Shosei Yoshida, National Institute for Basic Biology. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg.  EB

Mon., June 13, 12:30 p.m. “Men Who Sell Sex to Men in China: Identity, Work and HIV,” a Health, Behavior and Society thesis defense seminar with Kathryn Muessig. W2030 SPH.  EB

Mon., June 13, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“Convergence of Faces and Voices in the Prefrontal Cortex” with Lizabeth Romanski, University of Rochester. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger.  HW

Tues., June 14, 10 a.m. “Risk Factors for Schizophrenia Subtypes: An Investigation Utilizing Danish Registries and Latent Variable Modeling,” a Mental Health thesis defense seminar with Katie Nugent. 181 Hampton House.  EB

Tues., June 14, 1:30 p.m. “Urban Floaters: Examining Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Migrant Youth in Shanghai, China,” a Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense seminar with May Sudihinaraset. E4611 SPH.  EB

Wed., June 15, 2 p.m. “SVA Elements: Genomic Impact and Insights Into L1-Mediated Retrotransposition,” an Institute of Genetic Medicine thesis defense seminar with Dustin Hancks. G-007 Ross.  EB

Wed., June 15, 3 p.m. “The Impact of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Treatment on the Development of Gout,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Mara McAdams DeMarco. Room 1-500, 2024 E. Monument St.  EB

Fri., June 17, noon. “Fruit and Vegetable Intake Among U.S. Children and Adolescents: Measurement and Determinants,” an International Health thesis defense seminar with Amy Branum. W2017 SPH.  EB

Fri., June 17, 1 p.m. “Family Planning in Retail Health Clinics: The Clinician Perspective,” a Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense seminar with Anna Copland Robert. E4611 SPH.  EB

Fri., June 17, 2 p.m. “Understanding Cell Fate Decisions Through the Transcriptional Control of ptf1a,” an Institute of Genetic Medicine thesis defense seminar with Evanthia Pashos. G-007 Ross.  EB

Mon., June 20, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“Does Activity in the Primary Visual Cortex Support Perceptual Experience?” with Alexander Maier, NIMH. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger.  HW


Mon., June 6, 4 p.m. Inaugural Hopkins Medicine Distinguished Speaker Series presents a MacArthur Fellows dialogue on the topic “Communication: How Creative Minds Engage the Public” with Marin Alsop, conductor, BSO; Lisa Cooper, Peter Pronovost and Adam Riess, JHU; Ruth DeFries, Columbia University/University of Maryland, College Park; Janine Jagger, University of Virginia; and choreographer Liz Lerman. (See story, p. 10.) Strauch Auditorium East, Armstrong Medical Education Bldg.  EB

Wed., June 8, 3 p.m. Annual SAIS employee recognition ceremony. Sponsored by the Office of Human Resources. (Event is open to SAIS staff and faculty only.) 500 Bernstein-Offit Bldg.  SAIS

Fri., June 10, 6 to 8 p.m. An Evening of Traditional BeveragesHomegrown Spirits, with Dennis Pogue, chief historian at Mount Vernon. $30 for Homewood Museum members, $40 for nonmembers (must be 21 or over). (See story, p. 10.) Space is limited and registration is requested by June 8; go to www.brownpapertickets
.com/event/171923 or call 410-516-5589. Proceeds will benefit Homewood Museum’s exhibitions and educational programming. Homewood Museum lawn (rain location: Great Hall, Levering).  HW

Sat., June 11, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The JH-U-Turn Sale, supporting the Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund and the United Way campaign by the sale of donated clothing, furniture, books, electronics and household items. O’Connor Recreation Center.  HW

Sun., June 12, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Historic Homewood ArtWalk, a free walking tour covering historic and artistic sites between  Homewood Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Departs at 1 p.m. from Homewood Museum and at 2 p.m. from the BMA. Reservations requested (410-516-5589 or homewoodmuseum@jhu
.edu).  HW