July 5, 2011

Calendar — July 5, 2011


Wed., July 13, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross blood drive. For more information, go to www
.hopkinsworklife.org/community/blood_drive.html. To schedule a donation, go to www.membersforlife
sponsorcode=1008, or call 443-997-0338. Glass Pavilion, Levering.  HW


Tues., July 5, 8 p.m. “ATLAST: The Advanced Technology Large Aperture Space Telescope,” an STScI public lecture by Marc Postman, STScI. Bahcall Auditorium, Muller Bldg.  HW

The FDA Lecture Series, Regulation of Medical Devices, sponsored by the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design. West Lecture Hall.  EB

Thurs., July 6, 6 p.m. “IDE: Investigational Device Exemption” by Owen Faris, FDA.

Wed., July 13, 6 p.m. “De—sign Controls I” by William MacFarland, FDA.


Fri., July 8, 1 p.m. “Evaluating Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Grade Using Novel Pathological and Molecular-Based Approaches,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Rayna Weise. W2030 SPH.  EB

Fri., July 15, noon. “An Immunomodulatory Role of Nrf2 in Bacterial and Viral Exacerbations of COPD,” an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Christopher Harvey. W7023 SPH.  EB

Fri., July 15, 12:15 p.m. “Neuregulin 1 Signaling Regulates Schwann Cell Migration,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Julie Perlin, Stanford University School of Medicine. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW


Wed., July 6 to Sun., July 10, 8 p.m. The Maryland Shakespeare Festival’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It. Gates open and picnicking begins at 6 p.m. Family-friendly pre-show begins at 7:20 p.m. $20 general admission, $15 for military and senior citizens, $10 for students; $55 for family package (4 tickets). For tickets and information, phone 301-668-4090 or go to www.mdshakes.org/
summer-tour. Evergreen Meadow.

Wed., July 13, 4:30 to 8 p.m. Annual Summer Reception for the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, featuring a panel discussion on the topic “Mapping Chinese and American Mindsets: The Nitty-Gritty of Successful U.S.-China Partnerships” with David Lampton, dean of faculty, SAIS; Carla Freeman, deputy director, SAIS China Studies Program; and Jason Patent, incoming American co-director of HNC. Reception follows at 6:30 p.m. For information or to RSVP, email nanjing@jhu.edu. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg.  SAIS

Sun., July 17, 1 to 4 p.m. “The Carrolls’ 211th Wedding Anniversary Tea,” traditional afternoon tea in the reception hall of Homewood Museum, finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, seasonal fruits, pastries, a selection of black and fruit teas and a celebratory Champagne toast. (See In Brief, p. 2, and photo, this page.) Two seatings at 1 and 3 p.m. $28 general admission, $23 for members; includes museum admission. Prepaid reservations only; call 410-516-5589. Sponsored by JHU Museums. Homewood Museum.  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 have administrative responsibilities in a Blackboard course. To register, go to www.bb.cer.jhu.edu. Garrett Room, MSE Library.  HW

Wed., July 6, 10 a.m. to noon. “Getting Started With Blackboard.”

Thurs., July 7, 10 a.m. to noon. “Communication and Collaboration in Blackboard.”

Fri., July 8, 10 a.m. to noon. “Assessing Student Knowledge and Managing Grades in Blackboard.”

Wed., July 13, 1 to 6 p.m.; Thurs., July 14, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Fri., July 15, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. “Developing a Systematic Review,” a workshop guiding participants through the steps of developing a systematic review, including presentations about Cochrane Collaboration methodology, hands-on practice using Review Manager software and a statistics review session. The workshop is designed for those who have already published a systemic review protocol in the Cochrane Library or have a protocol approved for publication by a Cochrane review group, and is primarily intended for review authors who will contribute to the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group; also open, space permitting, to those interested in learning more about comparative effectiveness reviews. For more information or to register, email uscevg@jhsph.edu or go to www.eyes
.cochrane.org. Sponsored by the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, U.S. Cochrane Center and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Mount Washington Conference Center.