May 14, 2012
Calendar — May 14, 2012
Wed., May 16, 3:30 p.m. “Habitable Planet Detection and Characterization With Far Infrared Coherent Interferometry,” an STScI colloquium with James Lloyd, Cornell University. Bahcall Auditorium, Muller Bldg. HW
Sun., May 20, 1 and 4 p.m. Preparatory Spring Dance performance of Cinderella. (See photo, this page.) Advance ticket purchase required; call 410-234-4626. Friedberg Hall. Peabody
Mon., May 14, 11 a.m. The Francis D. Carlson Lecture in Biophysics—“Mass Spectrometry: From Peripheral Proteins to Membrane Motors” by Carol Robinson, University of Oxford, U.K. Sponsored by Biophysics. 50 Gilman. HW
Mon., May 14, 4 p.m. The Dean’s Lecture IV—“Immune Modulation for Hand Transplantation: Changing the Risk-Benefit Balance” by W.P. Andrew Lee, SoM. Hurd Hall. EB
Wed., May 16, 12:30 p.m. “Beyond the Marlboro Man: Lung Cancer in Women,” a FAMRI Center of Excellence at Johns Hopkins lecture by Heather Wakelee, Stanford University. Owens Auditorium. EB
Thurs., May 17, 4 p.m. The 12th annual Daniel Nathans, MD, Lecture in Molecular Genetics—“Exploring the Human Gut Microbiome: Dining In With Trillions of Fascinating Friends” by Jeffrey Gordon, Washington University School of Medicine. Sponsored by Molecular Biology and Genetics and SoM. East Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB
Fri., May 18, 3 p.m. The Homewood Brain and Cognition Lecture—“Neural Representation of Object Structure and Object Categories” by Charles Connor, SoM; and “Species-Specific Representation of Object Information in the Primate Brain” by Sabine Kastner, Princeton University. Sponsored by Cognitive Science and the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. Mason Hall Auditorium. HW
Sat., May 19, 3 p.m. The Peabody Preparatory Wind Orchestra and Band perform music by various artists. Griswold Hall. Peabody
Wed., May 16, 7 p.m. Local author and MICA lecturer Jennifer Wallace will discuss and sign copies of her book, It Can Be Solved by Walking. Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins. HW
Mon., May 14, 9 a.m. “Community Engagement in Research: Lessons From the Clinical and Translational Science Award Program and Development of a Framework to Determine the Ethical Duty to Engage Communities in Research,” a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Jessica Holzer. 250 Hampton House. EB
Mon., May 14, 11 a.m. “Determinants of Hepatitis B Screening Behavior Among Asian Americans: From the Theory of Planned Behavior Perspective and the Evaluation of the Intervention,” a Health, Behavior and Society thesis defense seminar with Mihio Tanaka. 744 Hampton House. EB
Mon., May 14, noon. “Experimental Approaches for Detecting and Treating Prostate Cancer,” a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Shawn Lupold, SoM. W1020 SPH. EB
Mon., May 14, 12:15 p.m. “Co-Transcriptional Recruitment of the Splicing snRNPs,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Michel Bellini, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW
Mon., May 14, 12:15 p.m. “Achieving Universal Access Without Universal Insurance: The Role of the Safety Net,” a Berman Institute of Bioethics noon seminar with Mark Hall, Wake Forest University. W3008 SPH. EB
Mon., May 14, 1 p.m. “Severe Maternal Complications, Near Miss and Quality of Care,” a Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense seminar with Ozge Tuncalp. W4517 SPH. EB
Mon., May 14, 1:30 p.m. “The Household Effect: An Independent Longitudinal Evaluation of Water-Vending Kiosks in Rural Ghana,” an Environmental Health Sciences thesis defense seminar with Melissa Opryszko. W2030 SPH. EB
Mon., May 14, 2 p.m. “Making a University City: Cycles of Disinvestment, Urban Renewal and Displacement in East Baltimore,” a Health, Behavior and Society thesis defense seminar with Stephanie Farquhar. 744 Hampton House. EB
Mon., May 14, 3 p.m. “The Effects of Computerized Prescriber Order Entry on Prescribing Errors,” a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Heon-Jae Jeong. 461 Hampton House. EB
Mon., May 14, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“Experience and Sleep: Partners in Synaptic Plasticity” with Marcos Frank, University of Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW
Tues., May 15, 10 a.m. “Child and Adolescent Access to Mental Health Care in the Aftermath of Natural Disaster: Predictors of Parental Consent and Legislative Efforts Affecting Child and Adolescent Access,” a Health, Behavior and Society thesis defense seminar with Ciara Zachary. 744 Hampton House. EB
Tues., May 15, 11 a.m. “Intergenerational Transmission of Violence With Family and Friends in Cebu, Philippines,” a Population, Family and Reproductive Health thesis defense seminar with Mahua Mandal. W2303 SPH. EB
Tues., May 15, 11:30 a.m. “The Role of Interpersonal Communications and Communication Networks on HIV/AIDS-related Behaviors in Malawi: Implication for Behavior Change Programming,” a Health, Behavior and Society thesis defense seminar with Rupali Limaye. 901 Hampton House. EB
Tues., May 15, 1 p.m. “Dissecting the Circuits That Link Sensation to Action in the Drosophila Visual System,” a Neuroscience research seminar with Tom Clandinin, Stanford University. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB
Wed., May 16, 9 a.m. “Effect of Health Care Professionals’ Weight-Related Advice on U.S. Adult Patients’ Physical Activity and Weight Change,” a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Hsing-Yu Yang. 339 Hampton House. EB
Wed., May 16, 12:15 p.m. Mental Health Noon Seminar—“Stories I Will Not Tell at My Final Defense About Mood Disorders Among Asian Americans” with Su Yeon Lee, SPH. B14B Hampton House. EB
Wed., May 16, 1:30 p.m. “Nontraditional Peptide Drug Leads Discovery,” a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Hiroaki Suga, University of Tokyo. 701 WBSB. EB
Wed., May 16, 2 p.m. “Statistical Methods Applied to Synthetic Lethality Analysis by Microarrays,” a Biostatistics thesis defense seminar with Samara Kiihl. E9519 SPH. EB
Wed., May 16, 4 p.m. “Cytochrome P450 17A1: Structure, Function and Prostate Cancer Drug Target,” a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Emily Scott, University of Kansas. West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB
Thurs., May 17, noon. “Understanding Research Skill Development in Graduate Students: Emerging Patterns and Influences,” a Cell Biology seminar with David Feldon, University of Virginia. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB
Mon., May 21, noon. “X-ROS in the Heart: A Novel Nanoscopic Signaling Pathway,” a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with W. Jonathan Lederer, University of Maryland, Baltimore. W1020 SPH. EB
Mon., May 21, 12:15 p.m. “piRNAs and piRNPs: The Good Shepherds of the Genome,” a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Zissimos Mourelatos, University of Pennsylvania. Rose Auditorium, 3520 San Martin Drive. HW
Mon., May 21, 2 p.m. “Chronic Kidney Disease, Plasma Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease,” an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Julio Lamprea-Montealegre. W3008 SPH. EB
Mon., May 21, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar—“The Ins and Outs of Purkinje Cells: Error Signals and Motor Commands” with Javier Medina, University of Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW
Wed., May 16, 6:30 p.m. “The American Style: Colonial Revival and the Modern Metropolis,” a discussion by Donald Albrecht, curator of architecture and design, Museum of the City of New York. Last in the three-part House Beautiful lecture series, sponsored by Johns Hopkins University Museums. Guests are invited to stay after the program for a reception and book signing with the speaker. $20 general admission, $15 for museum members and students. Advance registration recommended; call 410-516-0341 or go to brownpapertickets.com/event/219383. Evergreen Museum & Library.
Thurs., May 17, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Teaching With Technology Fair 2012—Collaboration in Health Professions Education, with a keynote address by Jason Farman, University of Maryland, College Park and author of Mobile Interface Theory. Sponsored by the Office for Teaching Excellence in collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning With Technology, SoM Instructional Technologies and JHH Nursing Administration. For information, go to nursing.jhu
.edu/techfair. Armstrong Medical Education Building. EB
Thurs., May 17, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology Year in Review 2012—The Impact of Disease Models in Biomedical Research. To register, email email@example.com or call Cathy Rada, 410-955-9767. Tilghman Auditorium, Turner Concourse. EB
• 8 a.m. Registration and breakfast.
• 9 a.m. “Foundation and Future of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology at Johns Hopkins” by Christine Zink, SoM.
• 9:15 a.m. “Foundation and Future of Research Animal Resources at Johns Hopkins” by Robert Adams, SoM.
• 9:30 a.m. “The Importance of Disease Models and Their Impact in Biomedical Research, the NIH Perspective” by Franziska Grieder, NIH.
• 10:30 a.m. “A Nobel Prize Perspective of Animal Models of Human Diseases,” the keynote address by Gene Shearer, NIH.
• 11:30 a.m. “Critical Role of Animal Models in AIDS Eradication and Targeted Therapies” by Janice Clements, SoM.
• Noon. Lunch and poster session.
• 1 p.m. Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology Young Investigators.
Thurs., May 17, and Fri., May 18, 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. “She’s Got It: A Woman’s Guide to Saving and Investing,” Johns Hopkins University Woman-to-Woman financial empowerment workshops presented in partnership with TIAA-CREF. For information or to RSVP, call 800-732-8353 or go to events.signup4.com/jhu. Refreshments will be served. Glass Pavilion, Levering (Thursday) and E2030 SPH (Friday). HW, EB