The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 8, 1999
Feb. 8-15

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Wed., Feb. 10, and Thurs., Feb. 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. American Red Cross/JHU Blood Drive; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Tues., Feb. 9, 4:15 p.m. "From Flavoenzymes to Devices: The Interdependence of Recognition and Redox Processes," a Chemistry colloquium with Vincent Rotello, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Feb. 11, 3 p.m. "An 18th-Century German Traffic in Medicines and Medical Ideas," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Renate Wilson; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Fri., Feb. 12, 2 p.m. "Mass Spectrometry and Human Spaceflight," a colloquium with Miquel Antoine; Parsons Auditorium. APL Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

Fri., Feb. 12, 4:15 p.m. "Structure-Reactivity Relationships in Lithium Dialkylamides: Lesson Learned from Solution Kinetics (With No Math)," a Chemistry colloquium with David Collum, Cornell University; 233 Remsen. HW



Sun., Feb. 14, 8 to 11 p.m. Ballroom Dance Party; admission is $4, $2 for members. 7 to 8 p.m. Beginner Cha-Cha workshop, $2. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Ballroom Dance Club. For information, call Vivian at 410-516-8117; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Wed., Feb. 10, noon. "Relationships: Is Love All There Is?" a talk by Betty Smith Franklin, Goucher College; Shriver Hall. HW Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events.



Fri., Feb. 12, and Sat., Feb. 13, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix/Reel World presentation--The Waterboy; tickets are $3. Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., Feb. 10, 4 p.m. "Diabetic Neuropathy," Endocrine Grand Rounds with John Griffin; 1 Marburg. JHMI

Mondays, 3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds; 6150 JHOC. JHMI

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease"; 1024 Blalock. JHMI



Mon., Feb. 8, 8 p.m. Johns Hopkins Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"Regional Integration in the Americas," a lecture by Cesar Gaviria, OAS; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., Feb. 9, noon. "Domestic Violence," a Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus brown bag lunch lecture by Jacquelyn Campbell; 10 Pinkard Building. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 9, 7 p.m. Black History Month Event--"African Heritage: A Foundation for Our Modern Day Presence," keynote address for the Martin Luther King symposium by William Gray, United Negro College Fund, and performance by the Morgan State Choir; Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m. "In the Wake of Elizabeth Blackwell: 150 Years of Admission of Women to Medical School," a lecture by Gert Brieger that opens the spring humanities lecture series, "Colliding Cultures: Medicine in the Millennium" sponsored by Cultural Affairs; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 10, 8 p.m. Johns Hopkins Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"East Asian Balance of Power," a lecture by Lee Hong-koo, ambassador for the Republic of Korea; Shriver Hall. HW

Thurs., Feb. 11, 8 p.m. Johns Hopkins Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"Norms of Justice and the International System," a lecture by H.R.H. Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, ambassador to the U.N. for the Kingdom of Jordan; Shriver Hall. HW



For Peabody concert and ticket information, call 410-659-8124.

Mon., Feb. 8, 8 p.m. Concert by the Peabody Percussion Ensemble, performing works by Varese and Antheil, the Baltimore premiere of a work by John Zeretzke and a new composition by Peabody student Scott Petersen; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Tues., Feb. 9, 8 p.m. Concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, with guest conductor Gustav Meier; tickets are $16 general, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Gustav Meier will guest conduct the Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert on Tues., Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. in Friedberg Concert Hall. The program will include works by Beethoven and Shostakovich.

Thurs., Feb. 11, 8 p.m. Swing Dancing--an hourlong lesson followed by dancing with music by the JHU Jazz Band; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Sun., Feb. 14, 3 p.m. Chamber Music Concert by the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra; free for JHU students, $6 general. Great Hall, Levering. HW



Fri., Feb. 12, 8 p.m. Black History Month Event--"Nubian Blend," an evening of poetry reading and art, followed by an open-mike session; sign-up for open-mike session starts at 7:30 p.m., poetry readings at 8 p.m. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Mon., Feb. 8, noon. "Corporate Fundraising: It's All about Return on Investment," a Center for Civil Society Studies brown bag seminar with Bob Skinner; 526 Wyman Building. HW

Mon., Feb. 8, noon. "A Passive Six Degree of Freedom Positioning Device for Surgical Robots and Instrumentation," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar with Grey Lerner; 301 Shaffer. HW

Mon., Feb. 8, 12:30 p.m. "The Role of Science in Alcohol Policy," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Enoch Gordis, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; W2008 SHPH. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 8, 4 p.m. "Challenges in Remote Sensing and Modeling of Hydrologic Processes in Weather Prediction and Climate," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Donald Johnson, University of Wisconsin; 305 Olin. HW

Tues., Feb. 9, 9 a.m. to noon. "Making It Happen: High-Performance Computing," a seminar with Thomas Sterling, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; George Paul Jr., Thomas J. Watson Research Center; Jayadev Misra, University of Texas, Austin; part of the ongoing "Cyber-Tech" seminar series. Parsons Auditorium. APL

Tues., Feb. 9, noon. "Studies of Energetics and Allostery through Substitution of Protein Side-Chain Ligands," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Doug Barrick; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 9, 3 p.m. "Making Agency Planning, Operations and Enforcement Consistent: Restoring the Everglades While Meeting People's Needs," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Dan Sheer, Water Resources Management Inc.; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Feb. 9, 4 p.m. "Primordial Germ Cell Migration and Development," a Biology special seminar with Mark Van Doren, NYU Medical Center; 100 Mudd. HW

Tues., Feb. 9, 4:15 p.m. "Restraining the Compulsion to Kill: Qualitative and Quantitative Features of the Interaction of Natural Killer Cell Receptors with MHC Class I Molecules," an Immunology Council seminar with David Margulies, NIAID/NIH; W2030 SHPH. JHMI

Tues., Feb. 9, 4:30 p.m. "Principles, Practice and Impact of Multimodal Interaction," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Philip Cohen, Center for Human-Computer Communication/OGI; 100 Shaffer. HW

Tues., Feb. 9, 5 p.m. "Issues in the Design and Monitoring of the Tamoxifen Breast Cancer Prevention Trial," a seminar with Carol Redmond, University of Pittsburgh; W1214 SHPH. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 10, noon. "Using Enzymeology's Toolbox to Dissect a Complex Cellular Process, Eukaryotic Translation," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Jon Lorshe, Stanford University; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Wed., Feb. 10, 4:30 p.m. "Cardiac CA2+ Handling and Its Role in Heart Failure," an Integrated Metabolism and Physiology seminar with Raimond Winslow; 214 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 11, noon. "Dynein/Dynactin and Spectrin: An Organelle Connection for Intracellular Transport," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Erika Holzbaur, University of Pennsylvania; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 11, 1 p.m. "When and How Do Synapses between Individual Hippocampal Cells Change Their Strength?" a Neuroscience research seminar with Scott Thompson, University of Maryland School of Medicine; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 11, 3 p.m. "Regular and Chaotic Motion of Coaxial Vortex Rings," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Denis Blackmore, New Jersey Institute of Technology; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Feb. 11, 4 p.m. "Involvement of Laloo, a Novel src-Family Kinase in FGF-Mediated Signaling," a Biology seminar with Daniel Weinstein, Rockefeller University; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Feb. 11, 4 p.m. "Kernel Density Estimators Based on Weighted Sample Quantiles," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Lancelot James; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Feb. 12, 1 p.m. "Photoreceptor Noise and Its Implications for Visual Signal Processing," a Neuroscience special seminar with Fred Rieke, University of Washington, Seattle; 903 PCTB. JHMI

Mon., Feb. 15, noon. "The Emerging Discipline of Computational Anatomy," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar with Michael Miller, 301 Shaffer. HW

Mon., Feb. 15, noon. "To Destroy or Not to Destroy: Control of Mitotic Transitions by Ubiquitin-dependent Proteol," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Guowei Fang, Harvard Medical School; 612 Physiology. JHMI



Wed., Feb. 10, 7 p.m. Men's Basketball, Hopkins vs. Gettysburg.

Sat., Feb. 13, 7 p.m. Women's Basketball, Hopkins vs. Franklin & Marshall.

Tues., Feb. 16, 7 p.m. Women's Basketball, Hopkins vs. Western Maryland.

For updated schedule information, call 410-516-0552.



Fri., Feb. 12; Sat., Feb. 13; and Sun., Feb. 14, 8 p.m. Inherit the Wind, a Barnstormers production. Admission is $5, $3 with Hopkins I.D. For information, call 410-516-4043. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW



Tues., Feb. 9, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Sports Talk, with Keith Mills of WMAR-TV and Milton Kent of The Sun.

Wed., Feb. 10, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Alice McDermott, author of Charming Billy, winner of the National Book Award for fiction, followed at 1 p.m. by "A Look at Higher Education in Maryland," with Chancellor Langenberg of the University System of Maryland.

Thurs., Feb. 11, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Melody Simmons, The Sun's Intrepid Commuter.

Friday, Feb. 12, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Photographer Phil Borges to discuss the book Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion.



Mon., Feb. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Early Financial Planning," a WORKlife "Life Planning Investment" workshop. To register, call 410-516-6607. Seating is limited. JHMI

Thurs., Feb. 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Early Financial Planning, a WORKlife "Life Planning Investment" workshop. To register, call 410-516-6607. Seating is limited. HW