The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 2, 2001
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COLLOQUIA

Tues., April 3, 4 p.m. "Three Methods and a Dualism," a Center for History and Philosophy of Science colloquium with John Skorupski, University of St. Andrews, Scotland; 348 Gilman. HW

Tues., April 3, 4:15 p.m. "Modulating the Affinity of Protein-Ligand Interactions," a Chemistry colloquium with Thomas Wandless, Stanford University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., April 4, 4 p.m. "Neuronal Networks for Discriminating Learned Communication Sounds: The Auditory Representation of Multiple Song Types in High Level Vocal Networks for Birdsong," a Psychology colloquium with Richard Mooney, Duke University Medical Center; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., April 4, 5 p.m. "Environmental Perturbations in Aquatic Ecosystems: Cancer, Corals and Cloning Suppressor Genes," a Biology colloquium with Gary Ostrander; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., April 5, 4 p.m. "Scenes from the History of Cybernetics: Ross Ashby, Stafford Beer and Gordon Pask," a Center for History and Philosophy of Science colloquium with Andrew Pickering, University of Illinois; 348 Gilman. HW

Fri., April 6, 2 p.m. "Intelligent Micromachine Initiative," a colloquium with Jim Allen, Sandia National Lab. Part of the MEMS workshop. Kossiakoff Center. APL Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

  

FILM/
VIDEO

Tues., April 3, 12:15 p.m. J.B. Grant Lecture Series--a film presentation of The Global Assembly Line, part of International Public Health Week; 3030 SPH. JHMI

  

LECTURES

Mon., April 2, noon. "Corporate Globalization: Impacts on International Health," with Elizabeth Drake; 2017 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 2, 5 p.m. "Molecular Genetics of Colon Cancer," an Oncology lecture by Kenneth Kinzler. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" Series sponsored by the Oncology Center. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Mon., April 2, 7 p.m. "Transplantation Surgery," a PreHealth lecture by Andrew Klein. Part of the AED Series, "What the Future Holds," sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., April 3, 12:30 p.m. "Human Decency and the World Bank's New Urban Strategy," a Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Stephen Schwenke, Management Services International. No reservations required. 202-663-5600. 507 Nitze Bldg. SAIS

Wed., April 4, 12:15 p.m. "Social Safety Nets During Periods of Reform and Transition," with M. Gabriela Inchauste. 3030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., April 4, 4 p.m. The Third Annual Edward and Nancy Dodge Lecture--"Ecology of Emerging Diseases: Environmental Pollution and Population Growth" by David Pimentel, Cornell University. Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future. W1030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., April 4, 5 p.m. "Regulation of NFkb," an Oncology lecture by Inder Verma, The Salk Institute. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" Series sponsored by the Oncology Center. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Thurs., April 5, noon. "Overview of National Center of Health Statistics," a Welch Library lecture by Mary Burgess, National Center of Health Statistics. Part of the series "Information Tools for Science and Medicine." W1214 SPH. JHMI

Fri., April 6, 4:45 p.m. Distinguished Lecturer Series--"Insights into the Pathogenesis of Retinitis Pigmentosa and Night Blindness Revealed Through Gene Identifications" by Thaddeus Dryja, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; Arnall Patz Lecture Hall. JHMI

Mon., April 9, 4 p.m. The 2001 GSA Birdsall-Dreiss Lecture--"The Permeability of the Continental Crust" by Steve Ingebritsen, U.S. Geological Survey at Menlo Park. Sponsored by Earth and Planetary Sciences. 305 Olin. HW

Mon., April 9, 5 p.m. "The Molecular Basis of Human Cancer," an Oncology lecture by Carlo Croce, Kimmel Cancer Institute. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" series sponsored by the Oncology Center. Hurd Hall. JHMI

  

MUSIC

Tues., April 3, 8 p.m. Concert by the Peabody Trio (Violaine Melanšon, Natasha Brofsky and Seth Knopp), featuring music by Beethoven and Brahms. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., April 6, 5:45 p.m. "Peabody at Homewood: Music at the Museum," a performance by violist Victor de Almeida. Concert will be followed by a wine and cheese reception; seating is limited. The museum will open at 5 p.m. for concert guests. $7, $5 for JHU affiliates, free to Homewood House members. Homewood House Museum. HW

Fri., April 6, 8 p.m. Concert by the Julian Gray and Ronald Pearl Classical Guitar Duo, performing music by Debussy, Chopin, Scarlatti and Sor, and the world premiere of Oliver Hunt's Triptych. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

  

OPEN
HOUSES

Thurs., April 5, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Open House for the SPSBE undergraduate part-time programs for adults; faculty, advisers and financial aid officers will be available to answer questions. Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md.

Sat., April 7, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Open House for the SPSBE undergraduate part-time programs for adults; faculty, advisers and financial aid officers will be available to answer questions. 101 Shaffer. HW

  

SEMINARS

Mon., April 2, noon. "Management of Conflict," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with David Alt-schuler; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., April 2, 12:10 p.m. "A National Survey-Based Surveillance System for Commercial Aviation Safety: Application of Public Health Models to a Nontraditional Public Health Issue," a Fourth-Term Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy with Robert Dodd. 410-614-4023. Hampton House Lecture Hall. JHMI

Mon., April 2, 12:15 p.m. "Protein Interactions With the Endocytic GTPase, Rab5," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with George Quellhorst, Harvard School of Public Health; W1020 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 2, 4 p.m. "Carbon Cycling in Earth's Surface Reservoirs: Constraints from Marine and Terrestrial Field Studies," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Lynn Walters, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., April 2, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience --"Recognizing Visual Objects: The Role of Parts" with Donald Hoffman, University of California. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., April 2, 4 p.m. "Cultural Competence: Responding to the Changing Demography of the United States," John G. Haaga. Part of the Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Awards Program; W1020 SPH. JHMI

Tues., April 3, noon. "Vesicle Traffic in Polarized Epithelial Cells," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Ann Hubbard; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., April 3, 12:15 p.m. "A Role for Phosphorylation in Notch Signal Transduction," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Daniel Foltz, Northwestern University Medical School; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Wed., April 4, 8:15 a.m. "Risks and Benefits Applying Prevention Trials Results and Recruitment for the Next Generation of Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Kathy Helzlsouer. W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., April 4, 12:15 p.m. "A Multilevel Strategy for Family-Centered Prevention in Secondary Schools," with Thomas Dishion, University of Oregon. Part of the series "Prevention and Treatment of Mental Disorder Across the Lifespan." Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

Wed., April 4, 12:15 p.m. "Sonic Hedgehog Regulation of Skeletal Miogenesis," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Charles Emerson Jr., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Wed., April 4, 1:30 p.m. "HIV Exploits a Novel Human tRNA Structure During Reverse Transcription," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Stephen Harvey, University of Alabama, Birmingham; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., April 4, 2 p.m. "The Art of Writing the Op-Ed," with Richard Gross, Baltimore Sun, an hourlong session designed to show faculty and senior-level administrators how to craft the perfect op-ed, capture an editor's attention and clearly convey a message. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW

Wed., April 4, 4 p.m. "Processing, Characterization and Properties of Nanocrystalline Zinc," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Carl Koch, North Carolina State; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., April 5, noon. "Organogen-esis in Drosophila: Regulation and Morphogenesis of the Salivary Gland," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Deborah Andrew; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., April 5, 3 p.m. "Three-Dimensional Adaptive Meshing in Finite-Deformation Dynamic-Plasticity ...," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Jean-Francois Molinari; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., April 5, 4 p.m. "Frobenius Varieties and Quantum Cohomology" with Jan Segert, University of Missouri; 300 Krieger. HW

Thurs., April 5, 4 p.m. "Haplotype Separation of Shotgun Assembly Fragments," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Russell Schwartz, Informatics Research Group/Celera Genomics; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., April 5, 4 p.m. "Rho G Protein Pathways Regulate Microtubule Dynamics and Organization," a Biology seminar with Gregg Gundersen; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., April 5, 4 p.m. "The Political Economy of Africa Revisited," an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History faculty general seminar with Janet MacGaffey, Bucknell University; 400 Macaulay. HW

Fri., April 6, 11 a.m. "Air Pollutants and Allergen Exposure Among Inner City Asthmatic Children," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment research seminar with Timothy Buckley; W6015 SPH. JHMI

Fri., April 6, 12:15 p.m. "Molecular Genetics of Germline Stem Cell Differentiation in Drosophila melanogaster," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Ben Ohlstein, University of Texas Southwestern; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Fri., April 6, 1 p.m. "Religion/Spirituality and Health: Stress and Immunity" with Harold Koenig, Duke University Medical Center. Lunch provided. 508 Harvey. JHMI

Mon., April 9, 12:10 p.m. "Injury Surveillance in a Large Corporation and Its Use to Evaluate a Companywide Injury Intervention for Forklift/Pedestrian Encounters," a Fourth-Term Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy with Gordon R. Reeve, Ford Motor Company. 410-614-4023. Hampton House Lecture Hall. JHMI

Mon., April 9, 12:15 p.m. "Reduction of Passive Smoke Exposure Among Low-Income Families," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Karen Emmons, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard School of Public Health; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 9, 12:15 p.m. "Signals From Above: The Effects of Environment on Phenotype Production," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Scott Gilbert, Swarthmore College; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 9, 4 p.m. "Economy, Internet and Information Security: What Lies Ahead" with Alice M. Rivlin, Brookings Institution. Part of the Spring 2001 Policy Seminar Series sponsored by the JHU Information Security Institute. Kenney Auditorium. SAIS

Mon., April 9, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"How the Brain Uses Time to Represent and Process Visual Information" with Jonathan Victor, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

  

SPECIAL
EVENTS

"SpeakOUT," a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Days program sponsored by JHU Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance. 410-516-4088 or dsaga @jhu.edu. HW

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8 p.m. Author Dan Savage offers his views on sex, parenting and gay culture; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

Wed., April 4:
7 p.m. Observation of National Day of Silence; 110 Gilman.
8 p.m. Showing of the documentary Out at Work, and discussion with Nat Keitt, one of three gay/lesbian workers followed in the film; 110 Gilman.

Thurs., April 5:
8 p.m. A talk by comic strip artist Alison Bechdel; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

Fri., April 6:
10 p.m. DSAGA's annual poetry reading, with complimentary coffee. Followed by open mic.

Mon., April 9:
8 p.m. A talk by Danny Roberts; Glass Pavilion, Levering.

Asian Awareness Month: "Asian-American Dreams." HW

Tues., April 3, 8 p.m. Faces of America, a one-person play; Glass Pavilion, Levering.

Mon., April 9, 9 p.m. Film: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. 410-366-9036. E-level, Levering.

Tues., April 3, 7 p.m. "The Recreational Drug Known as 'Ecstasy': Its Toxic Effects on the Nervous System," a "Voyage and Discovery" lecture by George Ricaurte; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., April 4, noon. "Symphony Site: MTA Joint Development," a Baltimore Architecture Foundation public forum with Del T. Adams, A&R Development, and Arthur Adler, David S. Brown Enterprises. 410-962-0241. Bring a brown bag lunch. Downtown Center, Charles and Fayette streets.

Wed., April 4, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--Tap Team Two performs "Hoofing in America," an exploration of a uniquely American form of expression evolved from Irish clogging, African dance, hip-hop, and street and social dances of the early 20th century. Shriver Hall. HW

Tap Team Two explores "Hoofing in America" on Wed., April 4, at noon.

Sat., April 7, 8 p.m. 20th Anniversary Spring Concert and celebration by the JHU Modern Dance Company. $3 in advance, $5 at the door. Shriver Hall. HW

  

SPORTS

Tues., April 3, 3:30 p.m. Blue Jays Baseball, vs. Dickinson. HW

Tues., April 3, 7 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Villanova. HW

Sat. April 7, noon. Men's Tennis, vs. Franklin & Marshall, tennis courts. HW

Sat. April 7, 1 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Ohio State. HW

Sun., April 8, 1 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Hofstra. HW

  

THEATER

Fri., April 6, 7 and 8, 8 p.m. Tommy, the Barnstormers' spring musical production. $5, $3 for students; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW


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