June Calendar of Events
Graduate Program in Genetics Student workshop, featuring Jackie Lane, graduate student in genetics, Sackler School. Jaharis Center, Room 508, noon. Boston campus.
Microbiology Research report, featuring Paola Zucchi, graduate student in molecular microbiology, Sackler School. M&V 412, noon. Boston campus.
Dance “Creating Through Movement,” Prospect Hill Academy high school students demonstrate dance techniques learned during a program funded by the University College of Citizenship and Public Service and taught by Alice Trexler, associate professor of dance at Tufts. The Dance Complex, Central Square, Cambridge, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Fletcher School First day of summer classes.
Microbiology Research report, featuring Anu Villapakkam, graduate student in molecular microbiology, Sackler School. M&V 412, noon. Boston campus.
Boston Tufts Alliance Young Alumni Social; admission and appetizers are compliments of the Boston Tufts Alliance. RSVP via e-mail to Jennifer Clark, A04, at Jennifer.Clark@alumni.tufts.edu with the subject line “BTA Social” and include your full name, Tufts school/class year and the name of your guest (if applicable). So that we may best serve our alumni, please limit any non-alumni guests to one person. Bell in Hand Tavern, 45 Union St., Boston, 6 p.m.
Cummings School Spring term ends for first- and second-year veterinary students.
Cape Cod Tufts Club “Perspectives on Community and Patient Care,” Dr. Lonnie H. Norris, dean of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Cost is $25 per person and includes three-course dinner and all beverages. Advance reservations are essential. Kindly RVSP no later than May 27 by completing the RSVP form and mailing to: CCTC c/o Ralph Cutting Jr., 30 Pebble Beach Way, South Yarmouth, MA 02664. Checks can be made payable to Trustees of Tufts University. For more information, contact Ralph Cutting Jr., A51, at 508-760-0059 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Courthouse at the Old Jailhouse Tavern, 28 West Road, Orleans, Mass., 5:30 p.m.
The First William Shucart Neuroscience Lecture “Unpredictable Outcomes from Basic Research: How Neurobiology Can Inform Engineering,” John Kauer, professor of neuroscience, Tufts School of Medicine. The lecture honors Shucart, who is retiring after serving nearly 30 years as chair of neurosurgery at the medical school and neurosurgeon-in-chief at Tufts-New England Medical Center. Jaharis Center, Behrakis Auditorium, 4-5 p.m. Boston campus. Reception to follow in the Jaharis Courtyard.
Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology “TGFbeta Signal Transduction: Biological Role & Mechanism,” Akiko Hata, assistant professor of biochemistry, Tufts School of Medicine. Chitra Biswas Conference Room, M&V 105, 4 p.m. Boston campus.
Second Annual Juried Summer Exhibition Works by 25 artists celebrate the vitality of the arts in Somerville and Medford, Tufts’ host communities; juried by Amy Ingrid Schlegel, director of the University Art Gallery, and Pascal Spengemann of Taxter & Spengemann Gallery in New York. Featured artists are Stacey Alickman, Resa Blatman, Catherine Bowen, Matt Brackett, Jan Corash, Kathleen Driscoll, Kei Egan, Jennifer Erbe, Stephanie Goode, Miriam Goodman, Alice Grossman, Milton Lau, Vincent McLoughlin, Katherine McVety, Hanna Melnyczuk, Mindy Nierenberg, David Phillips, Marilyn Ranker, John Rice, Sarah Shallbetter, Anna Shapiro, Jane Sherrill, Brenda Star, V Van Sant and Paul Weiner. Opening reception: Thursday, June 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m., with music by the Ken Field Trio. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Aidekman Arts Center, through July 31. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. For more information, call the gallery at 617-627-3518 or go to http://www.tufts.edu/as/gallery.
2005 Regional Alumni Leaders Symposium “Active Citizenship: A Tufts Hallmark,” sponsored by the Tufts University Alumni Association in partnership with the University College of Citizenship and Public Service. Participants will attend skills-based workshops designed to strengthen their regional organizations. They will also consider and share tools to incorporate civic engagement and community-building in their regional chapter activities as a way to promote to all alumni the concepts and values of ongoing active citizenship as a hallmark of a Tufts education. For more information, contact Gretchen Dobson at Gretchen.email@example.com or 1-800-843-2586. The MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev., through June 12.
Veterinary Seminar “Pulmonary Innate Immune Responses, Stress and the Development of Pneumonic Pasteurellosis in Cattle,” Dr. Sameh Youssef, University of Guelph. Agnes Varis Lecture Hall, noon-1 p.m. Grafton campus.
Los Angeles Tufts Alliance Celebrate the start of summer with fellow Tufts alumni. Admission is free; there will be a cash bar. For information, contact Ashley Burkart, J94, at firstname.lastname@example.org.The Continental, 8400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 6:30 p.m.
Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology “Cell-fate Specification of Gastrointestinal Endocrine Cells,” Dr. Andrew Leiter, professor of medicine, Tufts University. Chitra Biswas Conference Room, M&V 105, 136 Harrison Avenue, 4 p.m. Boston campus.
Editor’s note: The deadline for Calendar submissions for the July issue of the Tufts Journal is Tuesday, June 28. Submissions may be e-mailed to email@example.com or you may send Calendar announcements to Barbara Lewis, Office of Publications, 200 Boston Ave., Medford campus.