The Johns Hopkins Gazette: December 13, 1999
Dec. 13-
Jan. 3

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., Dec. 15, 4 p.m. "Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing and Auditory Perception," a Psychology colloquium with Bob Dooling, University of Maryland; 234 Ames. HW



Thurs., Dec. 16, 2 p.m. "Emergency Department Preparedness for Incidents of Biological and Chemical Terrorism," Pediatric Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds with Fred Henretig, University of Pennsylvania; 1 Marburg. JHMI



Mon., Dec. 13, 4 p.m. "The Police Eye the Book Sellers, Especially the Women Book Sellers, in 18th-Century Paris," a History valedictory lecture by Orest Ranum; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Thurs., Dec. 16, 4:30 p.m. "The Integration of Dose in Combinations in Cancer Chemotherapy," an Oncology lecture by Emil Frei, Dana Farber Cancer Institute; 119 Oncology (auditorium). JHMI

Fri., Dec. 17, 2 p.m. The Ninth Annual A.I. Mahan Christmas Lecture--"Laser Radar in Ballistic Missile Defense" by Isaac Bank-man. Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Tues., Dec. 14, 7 p.m. The Unified Voices Holiday Concert; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., Dec. 14, 7 p.m. Annual Peabody Preparatory Children's Chorus holiday concert. 410-659-8124. Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College.

Wed., Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. The Peabody Chamber Winds performs works by Haydn, Strauss, Persichetti and Beethoven/Reynolds. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., Dec. 19, 7 p.m. A Peabody Children's Chorus Holiday Concert with singers drawn from the Howard Co., Baltimore and Towson branches of the Peabody Prep. 410-889-6819. Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St.



Thurs., Dec. 16, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Open House for the IPS Master of Arts in Policy Studies Program. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies. Conference Room, 5th floor, Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Fri., Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House and public viewing. Call 410-516-6525 on Friday after 6:30 p.m. to check viewing conditions. Bloomberg Center Observatory. HW



Mon., Dec. 13, noon. "Analysis of Hairless, a Mediator of Thyroid Hormone Action in the Brain," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Catherine Thompson; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., Dec. 13, 12:15 p.m. "The Role Played by 23S rRNA in Translation," an Embryology seminar with Rachel Green; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Dec. 13, 12:15 p.m. "Should Epidemiologists Hang Up on the Cell Phone Debate?" a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Martha Linet, National Cancer Institute; W3030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Dec. 13, 1 p.m. "A Light-Induced Release of Calcium in Vertebrate Rod Photoreceptors," a special Neuroscience seminar with Hugh Matthews, Cambridge University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Tues., Dec. 14, 2 p.m. "The Institutional Bases of Economic Development in China: State Hierarchies and Foreign Investment in Shanghai's Factories," a Sociology seminar with Douglas Guthrie, New York University; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Tues., Dec. 14, 4:15 p.m. "On the Activation and Migration of Th2 Lymphocytes during Allergic Airway Disease," an Immunology Council seminar with Jose-Carlos Gutierrez Ramos, Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc.; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Dec. 15, 4 p.m. "Chemical Models for Dioxygen Processing by Copper Proteins: Copper and Heme-Copper Complex Dioxygen Reactivity," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Kenneth Karlin; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Dec. 16, noon. "The Nuclear Pore Complex: From Structure to Function," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Ueli Aebi, University of Basel, Switzerland; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Dec. 16, 1 p.m. "Embryonic Induction," a Neuroscience re-search seminar with Ali Hemmati-Brivanlou, Rockefeller University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Dec. 16, 2:30 p.m. "Biochemical Interplay between Subunits of Yeast RNA Polymerase II Transcription Machinery," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense by Phan Tran; W3030 SPH. JHMI

Thurs., Dec. 16, 4 p.m. "Applications of Quantum Interference in Novel Electronic Devices and Nonlinear Optics in Waveguides," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Di Yang; 117 Barton. HW

Mon., Dec. 20, 12:15 p.m. "Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Tissue Regeneration," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Dan Marshak, OSIRIS Therapeutics Inc.; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Tues., Dec. 21, noon. "Zinc Regulation Genes in Yeast: Beyond the Genome," a Gastroenterology seminar with Daniel Yuan; 903 Ross. JHMI



Mon., Dec. 13, noon. UNICEF's State of the World's Children Report, press conference and panel discussion with Alfred Sommer, Chris Beyrer, Bernard Guyer, Carl Taylor and Lawrence Wissow; Becton Dickinson Lecture Hall, SPH. JHMI

Mon., Dec. 13, 5 to 7 p.m. Candlelight Tour of Homewood House --historic Federal house decorated in period style; tour includes holiday refreshments. Homewood House members (with accompanying guest) and JHU staff and students free; admission for others is $6, $5 for senior citizens, $3 for students. 410-516-5589. Homewood House Museum. HW

Fri., Dec. 17, 6 p.m. "Celebrating Our Community," the Black Faculty and Staff Association's first Kwaanza Celebration with guest presenter Myra Gordon, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and University. Refreshments will be served. (Vans will leave from Garland Hall on the Homewood campus beginning at 5:30 p.m.) 410-516-8341. Carpenter Room, Pinkard Bldg. JHMI


88.1 FM

The Marc Steiner Show is broadcast weekdays from noon to 2 p.m. on 88.1 FM, WJHU radio. This list of upcoming segments is subject to change.

Mon., Dec. 13, 1 p.m. Maryland congressman Robert Ehrlich.

Tues., Dec. 14, noon. Computer Internet Hour, with Charm Net's Erik Monti and Toad Net's David Troy, followed at 1 p.m. by Maryland congressman Ben Cardin.

Wed., Dec. 15, 1 p.m. A look at Marylanders of the century, with Barry Rascovar of The Sun.

Thurs., Dec. 16, 1 p.m. A discussion about classical music, with critics Phil Kennicott from the Washington Post, Peter Dobrin from the Philadelphia Inquirer and J.D. Considine from The Sun.

Friday, Dec.17, noon. Weekly news roundtable.