December 19, 2011

Calendar — December 19, 2011


Thurs., Dec. 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive. For more information, call 410-614-0913 or email johnshopkinsblooddrive@jhmi
.edu. Turner Concourse.  EB


Fri., Jan. 6, 2 p.m. “Weathering the Storm: Patents in the Cloud,” an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with patent attorney Richard Gilly. Parsons Auditorium.  APL


Carey Business School graduate programs information sessions. For information or to register, go to

Sat., Jan. 7, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Montgomery County Campus.

Mon., Jan. 9, 6:30 to 8 p.m. 100 International Drive.


Mon., Jan. 9, 4 p.m. Dean’s Lecture I—“Quality Control During Protein Synthesis” by Rachel Green, SoM. Hurd Hall.  EB


Mon., Dec. 19, 12:15 p.m. “How and Where Transposons Go,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Nancy Craig, SoM. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Wed., Dec. 21, noon. “Ion Channels in the Lysosome: Opening the Gate to the Cell’s Recycling Center,” a Physiology seminar with Haoxing Xu, University of Michigan. 203 Physiology.  EB

Wed., Dec. 21, 4 p.m. “In Living Color: Uncovering the Molecular Secrets of Compartmentalized PKA and AMPK Signaling,” a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense seminar with Vedangi Sample. 303 WBSB.  EB

Tues., Jan. 3, noon. “Controlling Stochastic Gene Expression in the Drosophila Retina,” a Biological Chemistry faculty candidate seminar with Robert Johnston Jr., New York University. Mountcastle Auditorium.  EB

Tues., Jan. 3, 2 p.m. “Maternal Iodine Deficiency During Pregnancy and Child Cognition, Motor Skills and Growth at Age Five Years in Rural Bangladesh,” an International Health thesis defense seminar with Hua Jing. W2030 SPH.  EB

Wed., Jan. 4, noon. “Monitoring Targeted Cancer Therapy With Targeted Molecular Diagnostics: The CML BCR-ABL Paradigm,” a Molecular Pathology seminar with Richard Press, Oregon Health and Science University. Sponsored by Pathology. G01 BRB.  EB

Wed., Jan. 4, 3 p.m. “Turn ‘Bad Fat’ Into ‘Good Fat’: New Bullet Against Obesity and Diabetes,” a Pediatric Endocrinology seminar with Sheng Bi, SoM. Marburg Conference Room.  EB

Wed., Jan. 4, 4 p.m. “Mechanisms of Action of Antiproliferative Natural Product Triptolide,” a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense seminar with Denis Titov. 303 WBSB.  EB


Sat., Dec. 24, 10 a.m. Observance at the gravesite of university founder Johns Hopkins. (See In Brief, p. 2.) Green Mount Cemetery (enter at main gate along Greenmount Ave).

Fri., Jan. 6, noon. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration and Community Service Awards, with keynote speaker Martin Luther King III. (See story, p. 4.) Turner Concourse.  EB

Fri., Jan. 6, daylong. Medical Student Research Day showcasing student research and offering medical students an opportunity to present their findings to classmates and faculty. (See In Brief, p. 2.) Armstrong Medical Education Building.  EB

noon. Poster session; food and refreshments will be served. Main lobby and floors 2 and 3.

1 p.m. Podium presentations. Lecture Hall.

3 p.m. Poster session; food and refreshments will be served. Main lobby and floors 2 and 3.

4:30 p.m. Keynote address by Jeremy Sugarman, deputy director, Berman Institute of Bioethics. Lecture Hall.

5 p.m. Award ceremony. Lecture Hall.