The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 1, 2000
May 1-7

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Wed., May 3, 4 p.m. "Mate Choice, Sexual Competition and Evolution of Display in Bowerbirds," a Psychology colloquium with Gerry Borgia, University of Maryland; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., May 4, 3 p.m. "Mapping the Sea Floor: Orienting the Central Metaphor," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Tanya Levin; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library (1900 E. Monument Street). JHMI



Mon., May 1, 5 p.m. Hopkins Toastmasters Meeting, open to the JHU community; participation is limited, however, to members who have paid a small dues to cover cost of materials; W4013 SPH. JHMI



Wed., May 3, 7 p.m. 2000 Spring Film Series--"The Cultures of Eating," an exploration of the significance of preparing, consuming and sharing food in various cultures, presents Tampopo. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Tampopo is the May 3 feature for 'The Cultures of Eating' spring film series sponsored by the JHMI Office of Cultural Affairs.

Wed., May 3, and Thurs., May 4, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Raise the Red Lantern. Free. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Fri., May 5, and Sat., May 6, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation. $3. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., May 1, 4 p.m. First Annual Francis D. Carlson Lectureship in Biophysics--"Single Molecule Probes of Biological Function" by Steven Block, Stanford University. Sponsored by Biophysics. Mudd Lecture Hall. HW

Mon., May 1, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture IV--"Malignant Lymphomas: Lessons from History, Pathology and Virology" by Risa Berman Mann; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., May 2, noon. "Permanent Normal Trade Relations for China: A 21st Century Opportunity," a lecture by congressman Steny Hoyer (D-Md.). 202-663-5644. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS

Wed., May 3, 1:30 p.m. "Regulation of Actin Assembly at the Leading Edge of Motile Cells by Arp2/3 Complex and WASp," a Graduate Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine lecture by Thomas D. Pollard, The Salk Institute. Part of the "Distinguished Lecture Series." West Lecture Hall, WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 4, 4 p.m. The Hellerman Lecture--"Assembly Line Enzymology: Multimodular Catalysts for Nonribosomal Peptide Biosynthesis" by Christopher Walsh, Harvard Medical School; Turner Auditorium. JHMI

Thurs., May 4, 5:15 p.m. The David M. Gould Lectureship in Radiology--"Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome in the 21st Century" by Robert I. White, Yale University School of Medicine; Turner Auditorium. JHMI

Fri., May 5, 4 p.m. "Analysis of Genome Structure and Function Using High-Density Oligonucleotide Arrays," lecture by Elizabeth Winzeler, Novartis Research Foundation. Part of the "Chips, SNPs and Functional Genomics," series sponsored by Molecular Biology and Genetics. WBSB Auditorium. JHMI



Tues., May 2, noon. Midday Performance by the Fox-Moeller Duo, performing works by Schubert, Gnatali and Villa-Lobos. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Main Floor Auditorium, Asthma and Allergy Center. Bayview

Fri., May 5, 7:30 p.m. Caracas Sincronica performs Venezuelan music. Sponsored by the Modern Latin America course and the Dean's Office. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Fri., May 5, 8 p.m. Peabody Renaissance Ensemble Concert, performing the lute quartets of Nicolas Vallet (1618) and sacred music; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., May 7, 3 p.m. Peabody Symphony Orchestra with cellist Carter Brey, performing Elgar's Cello Concerto, op. 85, and Mahler's Symphony No. 7 in E minor. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Brey will receive the Peabody Distinguished Alumni Award on stage after his performance with the orchestra. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Sun., May 7, 1 to 4 p.m. Open House for the SPSBE graduation education programs with faculty, advisers and financial aid officers available to answer questions; Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville.



Mon., May 1, noon. "Functional Glycobiology of the Brain: MAG, Myelin and Nerve Regeneration," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Ronald Schnaar, 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., May 1, 1:15 p.m. "Chemical Energy Transduction: Olfaction and Taste," a Neuroscience special seminar with Takashi Kurahashi, University of Osaka, Japan; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Mon., May 1, 12:15 p.m. "Drosophila Tumor-Necrosis-Factor 1 in Neurogenesis and Myogenesis," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Anne-Francoise Lamblin, NCI/NIH; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 1, 4 p.m. "Translational Silencing in Mammalian Germ Cells," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Robert Braun, University of Washington; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., May 2, noon. "Patterning the Mouse Embryo: Perspectives from ENU-induced Mutations," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Kathryn Anderson, Sloan-Kettering Institute; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Wed., May 3, 8:15 a.m. "Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS)," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Trudy Bush, University of Maryland; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., May 3, 4 p.m. "Role of SMN in Neuronal Apoptosis," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Douglas Kerr; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 4, noon. "Mitochondria in Yeast: For Better, For Worse, in Sickness and Health..." a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Robert Jensen; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 4, 4 p.m. "Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity in the Brain," a Biology seminar with Richard Huganir; 100 Mudd. HW

Mon., May 8, 12:15 p.m. "Photoreceptor Gene Regulation: From Cis-Elements to Retinal Degeneration," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Donald Zack; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 8, 4 p.m. "Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Base-Excision DNA Repair," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Gregory Verdine, Harvard University; W2030 SPH. JHMI



Tues., May 2, 3 p.m. Twelfth Annual G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering Convocation and Awards Ceremony and Harriet Shriver Rogers Lecture--"Tissue Engineering: From Lab Bench to Market" by Gail Naughton, president and CEO, Advanced Tissue Sciences Inc.; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW
Sun., May 7, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Opening of "Sculpture at Evergreen," an outdoor exhibit of large-scale works by artists Derek Arnold, Brent Crothers, Maren Hassinger, Gale Jamieson, Timothy Lonergan, Beth Ann G. Morrison, Wayne Nield, Jann Rosen-Queralt, John Ruppert and Leonard Streckfus. Exhibition continues through Oct. 31. For more information, call 410-516-0341. 4545 N. Charles Street. Evergreen



Mon., May 1, 2 p.m. Baseball, vs. Ursinus (Centennial Conference Game); baseball field. HW

Tues., May 2, 3:30 p.m. Baseball, vs. Montclair State; baseball field. HW

Sat., May 6, 1 p.m. Baseball, vs. Haverford (Centennial Conference Game); baseball field. HW



Fri., May 5, Sat., May 6, and Sun., May 7, 8 p.m. The JHU Barnstormers present Lanford Wilson's play The Hot L Baltimore. $5 general admission, $3 for JHU students. Arellano Theater, Levering Union. HW

Fri., May 5, Sat., May 6, 8 p.m., and Sun., May 7, 2:15 p.m. Leonard Bernstein's Candide, adapted from a work by Voltaire; a Theatre Hopkins production. $10 on Friday evening, $12 on Saturday evening and Sunday matinee. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW

Sat., May 6, and Sun., May 7, 8 p.m. Witness Theatre presents The Man Who Laughs, based on a novel by Victor Hugo; Bloomberg Center Auditorium. HW


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Mon., May 1, 1 p.m. Family Psychiatry, with doctors Peter Coleman and Sharon Bisco.