The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 15, 2000
May 15-22

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Wed., May 17, 5 p.m. "Retroviral RNA Processing," a Biology colloquium with Karen Beemon; Mudd Lecture Hall. HW Fri., May 19, 2 p.m. "First Results from the Chandra X-ray Observatory," a colloquium with Claude Canizares, MIT; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Mon., May 15, 4 p.m. The Amgen Lecture--"Cancer: An Unfortunate Genetic Collaboration" by Philip Leder, Harvard Medical School. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. W1214 SPH. JHMI

Mon., May 15, 4 p.m. "Chemical Activity of Cholesterol in Membranes," an Intercampus Program in Molecular Biophysics lecture by Harden McConnell, Stanford University; 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Thurs., May 18, noon. "Poverty and Employment: A Comparison of Policy and Outcomes for Single Mothers between the United States and New Zealand," an Institute for Policy Studies lecture by Bob Stephens; IPS Conference Room, 5th floor, Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Fri., May 19, 4 p.m. "Pattern Recognition in Microarrays," by Gustavo Stolovitsky, IBM. Part of "Chips, SNPs and Functional Genomics," a series sponsored by Molecular Biology and Genetics. WBSB Auditorium. JHMI



Sun., May 21, 3 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Honors Recital, featuring outstanding student performers. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody



Fri., May 19, 7:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing hours, weather permitting. Call 410-516-6525 Fridays after 6:30 p.m. to check conditions for viewing. Bloomberg Center Observatory. HW



Mon., May 15, 12:15 p.m. "Synaptic Plasticity, Place Cells and Spatial Learning," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Ted Abel, University of Pennsylvania; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 15, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"What Is the Function of Hippocampal Theta Rhythm?" with Michael Hasselmo, Boston University. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., May 16, noon. "The Control of Nervous System Development and Transcription by bHLH-PAS Proteins," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Stephen Crews, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., May 16, noon. "TB Transmission and Prevention Studies in Uganda," a TB Interest Group seminar with Christopher Whalen, Case Western Reserve University; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Thurs., May 18, noon. "Peptide Amidation: A Role for Lumenal and Cytosolic Proteins," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Betty Eipper; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 18, 1 p.m. "Mechanisms of Neurotransmitter Release," a Neuroscience research seminar with Tom Sudhof, Utah Southwestern Medical Center; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 18, 4 p.m. "Membrane Structures in Exocytosis, Parasite Entry, Viral Fusion and Apoptosis," a Biology seminar with Josh Zimmerberg; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., May 18, 4 p.m. "Conflict of Interest," a Responsible Conduct of Research seminar with Julie Gott-lieb and Randall Reed; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., May 19, 1 p.m. "Analysis of Stress Distribution in the Alveolar Septa: Biomechanical Aspects of Emplysematic Lungs and Pulmonary Edema," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with David Elad, Tel Aviv University, Israel; 707-709 Traylor. JHMI

Mon., May 22, 12:15 p.m. "Multiple Roles for Nodal Signaling in Mouse Development: New Insights from a Hypomorphic Mutation," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Michael Kuehn, NCI/NIH; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW



Sun., May 21, 2 to 4 p.m. In conjunction with the "Sculpture at Evergreen" exhibit, tour Mt. Vernon Place with Cindy Kelly, director of the Historic Houses of JHU and exhibition curator. $8 for Evergreen House members, $10 for nonmembers. Reservations must be made in advance. 410-516-0341.



Fri., May 19, Sat., May 20, 8 p.m., and Sun., May 21, 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 afternoon. Final performances. For information or to make reservations, call 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW