The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 29, 1999
Mar. 29-Apr 5

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., March 30, 4:15 p.m. "Solvent as a Wire? Solvent-mediated Electronic Coupling in Electron Transfer," a Chemistry colloquium with Matthew Zimmt, Brown University; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., April 1, 3 p.m. "Talking the Walk: Amputation, Prosthesis and Rehabilitative Ideals in Civil War America," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Lisa Herschbach, New Jersey Institute; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI


Fri., April 2, 1 p.m. "Interaction between the HPA and the Immune System," a Clinical Immunology clinical conference with George Chrousos, NIH; room 2B.65, Asthma and Allergy Center. Bayview



Tues., March 30, 5:30 p.m. "Managed Care: The Solution or the Problem?" a debate on the future of U.S. health care with Gordon Schiff, Physicians for a National Health Program, and a representative from the American Association of Health Plans; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Tues., March 30, noon. "Improving Communication among Members Concerning Events," a Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus brainstorming meeting and discussion; 803 Ross. JHMI

Fri., April 2, 8:30 a.m. Networking opportunity and discussion, chance to meet and network with other women on campus; Gallery, SPH (yellow chair section). JHMI



Sat., April 3, 10 a.m. to noon. Traditional egg hunt, games and refreshments. Bring a bag or basket for eggs, dress in comfortable clothes. 410-955-3370. Decker Garden. HW



Wed., March 31, 7 p.m. Ma Vie en Rose, a DSAGA presentation and a panel discussion with local transgender leaders; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., March 31; Thurs., April 1; and Fri., April 2, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Spike and Mike Classic Festival of Animation, a Weekend Wonderflix/Reel World presentation. $3. 410-516-8666. Shriver Hall. HW



Mondays, 3 p.m. Otolaryngoogy Grand Rounds, with rotating roster of speakers; 6150 JHOC. JHMI

Wed., March 31, 4 p.m. "Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity: An Update," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Alan Shuldiner, University of Maryland; 1 Marburg. JHMI

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



Mon., March 29, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture III--"The Guillian-Barre Syndromes: Lessons from the Developing World" by John Griffin; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Mon., March 29, 7 p.m. "Relationship of Trans Liberation to Progressive Causes," a DSAGA lecture by Leslie Feinberg, Workers' World Party. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Tues., March 30, 4 p.m. "Illustrating Your Lecture with Slides, Part 1," a Scientific Communication lecture by Edie Stern. Welch Lecture Series. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Tues., March 30, 7 p.m. "From Medical Missionary to Academic Neurosurgery: Are They Really That Different?" a lecture by Benjamin Carson. The "Voyage and Discovery" lecture series. 26 Mudd. HW

Neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson kicks off the "Voyage and Discovery" series at Homewood. See Lectures.

Wed., March 31, noon. "Navigating the Web," an Internet Lecture/Welch Lecture Series event. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Wed., March 31, noon. "Your Tax Dollars and the Military-Industrial (and Congressional) Complex," a lecture by Air Force Col. John Rothrock (ret.). The Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., March 31, 12:30 p.m. "Latin America Confronting the Next Century," a Latin American Studies Program lecture by Moises Naim, editor of Foreign Policy; 507 Nitze Bldg. SAIS

Wed., March 31, 5 p.m. "Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 Alpha (HIF-1a) in Prostate Cancer: Warburg Effect to Cytoreductive Gene Therapy," an Oncology lecture by Jonathan Simons. The "Biology of Cancer" lecture series. 119 Oncology. JHMI

Mon., April 5, 4:30 p.m. "Traditional Healing Philosophies among Lakota Indians," a lecture by Marvin Clifford. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins International Society. 1030 SPH (Anna Baetjer Room). JHMI

Mon., April 5, 5 p.m. "Cellular Senescence, Cellular Immortalization and Cancer," an Oncology lecture by J. Carl Barrett, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, N.C. The "Biology of Cancer" lecture series. 119 Oncology. JHMI



Tues., March 30, noon. Midday Performance by the JHMI Chamber Music Society with Bruce Wasserman's Jazz Group. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI



Mon., March 29, noon. "CISSRS Student Lecture," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar; 301 Shaffer. HW

Mon., March 29, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of Mitosis and Meiosis in the Mammalian Germline," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Peter Donovan, Thomas Jefferson University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 29, 12:15 p.m. "The Partnership for a Drug-Free America: A Case Study to Prove the Media's Effectiveness in Helping to Prevent Drug Abuse," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Steve Pasierb, PDFA. 410-659-6260. Suite 310, 111 Market Place (Candler Bldg.)

Mon., March 29, 4 p.m. "Hippocampal Memory: From Genes to Dreams," a Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Matthew Wilson, MIT; 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., March 30, noon. "Cooking with Chordin: Fish Bones and Fish Tails," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Shannon Fisher, Carnegie Institute of Washington; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., March 30, 3 p.m. "Landscape Solutions to Stormwater Problems/Case Studies," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Leslie Sauer, Andropogon Inc.; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., March 30, 4 p.m. "It's So French: Cliches of Frenchness in Post-World War II France and America," a Special Meeting of the Seminar with Vanessa Schwartz, American University; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., March 30, 4:30 p.m. "Information Capacity of a Biophysical Model of Early Blowfly Vision," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Pamela Abshire; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., March 31, noon. "Where and When Was Democracy Invented?" a Sociology seminar with John Markoff, University of Pittsburgh; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., March 31, 3 p.m. "From Medical Genetics to Genomic-based Medicine--A 50-Year Experience" with Victor McKusick. The "Pioneers in Science" seminar series. East Lecture Hall, SOM. JHMI

Wed., March 31, 4 p.m. "IRF-3 Is a Transducer for a Virus Signaling Pathway Leading to the Induction of Interferon Genes and Is the Target for LPS Suppression of This Pathway," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense by Yuang-Tuang Juang; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 1, noon. "Engineering Cell Growth, Death and Differentiation," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Christopher Chen; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 1, 1 p.m. "Stability and Plasticity in Cortical Networks," a Neuroscience research seminar with Gina Turrigiano, Brandeis University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 1, 3 p.m. "Homogeneous/Heterogeneous Nucleation in Microgravity--and Some Consequences," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Herman Merte, University of Michigan; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., April 1, 4 p.m. "Relative Moments (and Projection) Methods," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Cheng Cheng; 304 Whitehead. HW

Mon., April 5, noon. "Software: Research Friendly/Product Friendly," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar with Raghu Raghaven; 301 Shaffer. HW

Mon., April 5, 4 p.m. "Probing the Molecular Mechanism of Inhibition and Drug Resistance in HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase," a Biochemistry seminar with Karen Anderson, Yale University School of Medicine; W2030 SPH. JHMI



Mon., March 29, 11 a.m. Women's Lacrosse, Hopkins vs. Duke.

Sat., April 3, 1 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, Hopkins vs. Lehigh.



Tues., March 30, 6 to 8 p.m. "Affirmative Action for the New Millennium," a panel discussion with Ronald Walters, University of Maryland, College Park; Frances Ferguson; Carmen Nieves, Federation of Hispanic Organizations/ Child Health Foundation; and Ronald G. Walters. Sponsored by the JHU Diversity Leadership Council. 111 Mergenthaler. HW



Thurs., April 1, and Fri., April 2, 8 p.m. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) a JHU Barnstormers production. $5, $3 for students. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW



Mon., March 29, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Oscar Arias, former president of Costa Rica and 1987 Nobel laureate.

Tues., March 30, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Mary Hardcastle and Shelly Morheim discuss the film Mixed Blessings.

Thurs., April 1, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Melody Simmons, The Sun's Intrepid Commuter.