January 9, 2012

Calendar — January 9, 2012


Fri., Jan. 13, 2 p.m. “Medical Robotics and Computer-Integrated Interventional Medicine,” an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Russell Taylor, WSE and SoM. Parsons Auditorium.  APL


Mon., Jan. 9, noon. “Does Drinking Tube Well Water Cause Diarrheal Disease in Bangladesh?” a Global Water Program panel discussion with Alexander van Geen, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University; Brian Mailloux, Barnard College, Columbia University; and Alice Layton, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. W2030 SPH.  EB


Thurs., Jan. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Community Forum on Violence Prevention, with Edward Cornwell III, surgeon-in-chief, Howard University Hospital, and chair of the Department of Surgery, Howard University. RSVP to odcc@jhmi.edu. For special accommodations or dietary restrictions, phone 410-955-2941 or email dperry@jhmi.edu. Sponsored by SoM, the DC Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities, the Johns Hopkins Black Faculty and Staff Association and the Johns Hopkins Office of Diversity and Cultural Competence. W4030 SPH.  EB


Mon., Jan. 9, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Carey Business School graduate programs information session. To register, go to carey.jhu.edu/admissions/admissions_events/
pt_events.html. 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

Thurs., Jan. 12, 4:30 p.m. “History of Cancer,” a Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center visiting professor lecture by author and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee, Columbia University. Owens Auditorium, CRB.  EB


Mon., Jan. 9, noon.c-myc: A Prototype for the Genomewide Regulation of Transcription by DNA Structure and Topology,” a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with David Levens, National Cancer Institute. W1020 SPH.  EB

Mon., Jan. 9, 12:15 p.m. “Generating Neuronal Diversity in the Optic Lobes,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Claude Desplan, New York University. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Tues., Jan. 10, noon. “Structures and Mechanism of Lin28, a Multifunctional microRNA Regulator,” a Biological Chemistry faculty recruitment seminar with Yunsum Nam, Harvard Medical School. WBSB Auditorium.  EB

Tues., Jan. 10, 1 p.m. “Deletion Network Analysis for Capturing Protein Complex Architecture and Elucidating Protein Function,” an Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences seminar with Michael Washburn, University of Kansas. Co-sponsored by the HIT Center. 490 Rangos.  EB

Wed., Jan. 11, noon. “Molecular Basis of Sensory Adaptations,” a Physiology faculty candidate seminar with Elena Gracheva, University of California, San Francisco. 203 Physiology.  EB

Wed., Jan. 11, 4 p.m. “Determinants of Variable Cancer Drug Exposure and Response: Drug-Drug Interactions Mediated at the Level of Drug Absorption,” a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Joseph Ware, Genentech. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB.  EB

Wed., Jan. 11, 4 p.m. “Flexible Distributed Lag Models Using Random Functions With Application to Estimating Mortality Displacement From Heat-Related Deaths,” a Biostatistics seminar with Matthew Heaton, National Center for Atmospheric Research. W2030 SPH.  EB

Wed., Jan. 11, 6:30 p.m. Tropical Medicine Dinner Club of Baltimore—“Rickettsial Diseases Research at the Naval Medical Research Center” with Allen Richards, Naval Medical Research Center and Utah State University. $20 for members for the seminar and buffet, $25 for non-members, $15 for residents and fellows and $10 for students. RSVP to mksmith@jhsph.edu. Johns Hopkins Club.  HW

Thurs., Jan. 12, 9 a.m. “Mitochondrial Genetics and Indicators of Physical Function in Older Adults,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Ann Moore. W2030 SPH.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 12, noon. “Antigen Receptor Gene Diversification and the Evolution of Adaptive Immunity,” a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology/Infectious Diseases seminar with Sebastian Fugmann, National Institute on Aging. W1020 SPH.  EB

Thurs., Jan. 12, 1 p.m. “Mod———ulation of Background Channels: Mechanisms and Physiological Roles,” a Neuroscience research seminar with Doug Bayliss, University of Virginia. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB.  EB

Fri., Jan. 13, 1 p.m. “Genetic Determinants of Breast Cancer Drug Resistance,” a Human Genetics Graduate Program thesis defense seminar with Morassa Mohseni. Sponsored by the Institute of Genetic Medicine. G-007 Ross.  EB

Mon., Jan. 16, 12:15 p.m. “Biological Applications of Nonlinear Imaging,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with William Wilson, WSE. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive.  HW

Tues., Jan. 17, noon. “A Human-Centered Geo Visualization Framework to Improve Public Health Decision Making,” a Health Informatics/Information Science faculty candidate seminar with Ashish Joshi, UMBC. Brown bag lunch provided. Sponsored by Health Policy and Management. 688 Hampton House.  EB


Tues., Jan. 17, 1 to 3 p.m. “Getting Started With Blackboard,” a Center for Educational Resources workshop 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