Volunteers are needed to help track stream health, erosion,
water quality, bio-indicators and other measurements to
monitor stream quality. Choose your own stream segment or
the Jones Falls Watershed Association, a program of the
Greater Homewood Community, will help you find a stream to
adopt. Work as an individual or a group. For details, call
the JFWA at 410-261-3515.
Youth Mentors Needed
The Youth Violence Prevention Program needs mentors to work
with children for six sessions. On completion, each mentor
will receive a $240 stipend. For more information, call
Peggy Miller at 410-614-6415 or e-mail
Crossing the Borders
An informational and planning meeting for the Johns Hopkins
International Society's "Crossing the Borders" program is
scheduled for 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 1124 Reed Hall,
East Baltimore campus. "Crossing the Borders" is a series
of panel discussions designed to inform Hopkins affiliates
about the many cultures represented at JHMI.
The group seeks volunteers who are internationals or
have lived in another country for at least one year to
participate in panels. For information, call Erin McAlister
at 410-955-3370 or
Molecular Imaging Pilot Project Grants
Pilot project grant funds are available to support
innovative projects in molecular imaging.
Studies may involve basic, translational and
preclinical approaches to development of molecular imaging
capabilities, broadly related to cancer detection,
prevention, diagnosis or therapy. Cross-disciplinary
approaches are encouraged.
All faculty members with a cancer-related molecular
imaging project, written in collaboration with a faculty
member from the
Radiology, may apply. Grants in the range of $7,000 to
$10,000 will be awarded for a period of one year, with the
potential for renewal for an additional year. Support may
be requested for supplies and technical salaries.
For pre-submission inquiries, such as identifying
potential radiology collaborators, or other
application-related information, contact the SAIRP grant
administrator, Rm B-100 Phipps Building, 600 N. Wolfe St.,
or call Katie O'Neill at 410-614-3020.
Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Pilot
The Johns Hopkins
Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is
offering pilot funds for developmental and feasibility
studies in the clinical and basic sciences.
Awards of $20,000 to $50,000 will be given per project
per year. Deadline for proposals is Sept. 15. Interested
investigators may e-mail a proposal as a Word attachment to
firstname.lastname@example.org. For information, call
Overeaters Anonymous is available to individuals who have
any kind of eating problems. The group meets at noon on
Wednesdays in room 161 of the Offit Building, Mattin
Center, Homewood campus. No dues or fees. For information,
call 410-516-7154, 410-516-5554 or visit www.oa.org.
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