The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 16, 2001
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Thurs., April 19, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. , and Fri., April 20, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. JHU/Red Cross Blood Drive. To schedule an appointment, call 410-516-0138 or log on to Sponsored by Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Mon., April 16, 12:30 p.m. "A Multicenter Clinical Trial of Exercise to Mitigate Cancer-Related Fatigue," a brown bag research colloquium with Victoria Mock. Sponsored by the School of Nursing. Guests may bring their lunch. 10 Pinkard Bldg. JHMI

Tues., April 17, 4:15 p.m. "Bioinspired Molecular Recognition and Catalysis: From Stereo-Specific Recognition and Synthesis of Amino Acids to Hydrolytic Cleavage of Nucleic Acids," a Chemistry colloquium with Jik Chin, University of Toronto; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., April 18, 4 p.m. "Laws of Nature and Systematic Knowledge," a Center for History and Philosophy of Science colloquium with Jessica Pfeifer, UMBC; 348 Gilman. HW

Wed., April 18, 4 p.m. "Stress, Sex and the Hippocampus: From Serendipity to Clinical Relevance," a Psychology colloquium with Bruce McEwen, The Rockefeller University; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., April 19, 4 p.m. "The Astrologer as Moralist," a Political and Moral Thought Program colloquium with Anthony Grafton, Princeton University. 348 Gilman. HW



Tues., April 17,, "Earth Day and Environmental Justice: Human Rights Abuses in Ogoniland," a discussion with Owens Wiwa, AFRIDA and MOSOPCanada, with film clips from the film Delta Force. Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future. W1020 SPH. JHMI



Mon., April 16, noon. "Cerebellar Motor Learning: From Molecules to Behavior," a Neuroscience lecture by David Linden; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., April 16, "Hereditary Cancer," an Oncology lecture by Alfred Knudson Jr., Fox Chase Cancer Center. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" series sponsored by the Oncology Center. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., April 17, 6 p.m. "Stability and Instability in Eastern Europe," a European Studies lecture by Charles Gati, Foreign Policy Institute. Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS

Wed., April 18, 2 p.m. "Risk Analysis and the Corps of Engineers Planner," a Center for a Livable Future lecture by Leonard Shabman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; 302 Ames. HW

Wed., April 18, 5 p.m. "A Role for HOX Genes in Cancer--An Old Dog With New Tricks," an Oncology lecture by Sara Sukumar. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" series. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Thurs., April 19, noon. "Evaluating Health Information on the Internet," by Holly Harden. Part of the Welch Lecture Series "Information Tools for Science and Medicine." W1214 SPH. JHMI

Thurs., April 19, 6 p.m. "Meeting B. Henry Latrobe," by Charles Brownell, Virginia Commonwealth University. Part of the Homewood House Museum series "Baltimore's Great Architects: A View from 1800." 410-516-8639. Lecture Hall, AMR1. HW

Mon., April 23, 12:10 p.m. "Occupational Fatalities Among Government Workers," by Janice A. Windau, Bureau of Labor Statistics; B14B Hampton House. JHMI

Mon., April 23, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture III--"Advances in Imaging and the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer" by Laurie Fajardo; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Wed., April 18, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Spirituality in Music: Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time,' " a performance by pianist Paul Maillet of a 1941 work written while Messiaen was held in a Nazi concentration camp. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., April 18, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Wind Ensemble performs music by John Adam/Odom, Peter Mennin, Darius Milhaud and Johan de Meij. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., April 20, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra perform Morris Cot-el's Variation on Haydn; Haydn's Symphony No. 94 in G Major and Stravinsky's Firebird Suite. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., April 22, 2 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert, with music by Bruch, featuring violinist Vitaly Briskin, and a performance of Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. $7, $6 for students and senior citizens, free for JHU students with I.D. 1 p.m. Pre-concert lecture by Yasmina Mobarek in the Clipper Room. 410-516-6542. Shriver Hall. HW

Sun., April 22, 3 p.m. Peabody Symphony Orchestra with Manuel Barrueco performs music by Verdi, Hersch, Rodrigo and BartĘk. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., April 22, 8 p.m. "American Faces," a performance by the Johns Hopkins Concert Band. 410-516-8450. Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., April 16, noon. "Learning From Silicon Valley," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Bill Leslie; 526 Wyman Bldg. HW

Mon., April 16, 12:10 p.m. "Effects of Low-Dose Alcohol Exposure on Occupational Performance," a Fourth-Term Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy with Jonathan Howland, Boston University. 410-614-4023. Hampton House Lecture Hall. JHMI

Mon., April 16, 12:15 p.m. "Social Epidemiology, Health Policies and Prevention in Communities," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Ross Brownson, St. Louis University School of Public Health; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 16, 12:15 p.m. "Welfare Reform Study," a Population and Family Health Sciences/Population Center seminar with Andrew Cherlin and Robert Moffitt; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 16, 4 p.m. "Mechanisms of M2 Muscarinic Receptor Dysfunction," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Allison Fryer; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 16, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Rewiring Cortex" with Mriganka Sur, MIT. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., April 16, "Solution Chemistry-Based and Surface Process-Based Understanding of Mineral-Water Interactions: Are They Telling the Same Story?" an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Henry Teng, George Washington University; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., April 16, 4 p.m. "The Building of a Literary History of al-Andalus," a History seminar with Maria Rose Menocal, Yale University; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., April 17, noon. "Gastric Biology of Helicobacter pylori," a Gastro-enterology seminar with George Sachs, UCLA (for professionals in the field only). Sponsored by Medicine. 903 Ross. JHMI

Tues., April 17, noon. "Genetics of Virulence in the Yeast Pathogen Candida glabrata," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Brendan Cormack; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., April 17, 12:02 p.m. "Circumnavigating the TB Genome," an International Health seminar with Eric Rubin, Harvard School of Public Health. Co-sponsored by the Center for Tuberculosis Research. W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., April 17, 3 p.m. "Engineering Greener Design and Manufacturing," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Diana Bower, National Center for Environmental Research, USEPA; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., April 17, 4 p.m. "Imperial Autocracy and Bureaucratic Interests in the Anti-Christian Campaign in China, 1784-85," Zhao Ma; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., April 17, 4 p.m. "Towards the Mori Cone of the Moduli Space of Stable Pointed Curves," an Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with Sean Keel; 308 Krieger. HW

Tues., April 17, 4:30 p.m. "Acoustic-Optical Phonetics and Audiovisual Speech Perception," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Lynne Bernstein; 101 Shaffer. HW

Wed., April 18, noon. "The Sociology of Development in Central America: 20 Years Later, 20 Years Hence," a Sociology seminar with Douglas Kincaid, Florida International University; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., April 18, 12:15 p.m. "Fetal Neurobehavioral Development in Normal Anomalous Groups: The Influence of Maternal Psychosocial and Physical Stress in Pregnancy," with Melissa Hawkins and "Domestic Violence Against Women in Egypt: Health Outcome of Wife-beating," with Nafissatou Sidibe, a Population and Family Health Sciences seminar; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., April 18, 12:15 p.m. "Moving Toward a Public Mental Health Promotion for Youth," with Mark Weist, University of Maryland Medical School; B14B Hampton House. JHMI

Wed., April 18, 1:30 p.m. "Switches and Scaffolds: Taking Apart Modular Signaling Proteins," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Wendell Lim, University of California, San Francisco; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., April 18, 4 p.m. "Strangers in a Strange Land?: Letters from Hampton Students in the Fields of Uplift" with Catherine Jones, and "The First Scalawags': Southern Applicants for Federal Office in the Antebellum Lincoln Administration" with Walter Kyle Planitzer, an American History seminar. 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., April 18, 4 p.m. "Chemical Biology of Collagen," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Ronald Raines, University of Wisconsin, Madison; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Wed., April 18, 4:30 p.m. "Artin's Conjecture for Composite Numbers," with Carl Pomerance, Bell Labs; 211 Krieger. HW

Thurs., April 19, noon. "New Federal Health Privacy Laws: Are You Ready?" a JHU Information Security Institute policy seminar with Janlori Goldman, Georgetown University; 340 Phipps. JHMI

Thurs., April 19, noon. "Integrin a3b1 Regulates MMP-9 Expression in Epidermal Keratinocytes: Implications for Extracellular Matrix Remodeling During Epithelial Cell Invasion," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Michael DiPersio, Albany Medical College; Suite 2-200 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., April 19, 12:10 p.m. "Epidemiology and Prevention of Occupational Injuries in Alaska," a Fourth-Term Graduate Seminar in Injury Research and Policy with A. Conway, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. 410-614-4023. B14B Hampton House. JHMI

Thurs., April 19, 3 p.m. "Unsteady Simulations of Multiphase Reacting Flows," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Suresh Menon, Georgia Institute of Technology; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., April 19, 4 p.m. "Optimizing the Compression of Compound Images and Documents Under the MRC Model," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Ricardo de Queiroz, Xerox Corp.; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., April 19, 4 p.m. "Oocyte-Granulosa Cell Regulatory Loop," a Reproductive Biology seminar with John Eppig, The Jackson Laboratory; 240 Phipps. JHMI

Thurs., April 19, 4 p.m. "Statistical Modeling of Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Giovanni Parmigiani; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., April 19, 4 p.m. "Taking Apart Modular Signaling Proteins," a Biology seminar with Wendall Lim, University of California, San Francisco; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., April 20, 11 a.m. "Indoor Allergens: Exposure Assessment and Prevention," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment research seminar with Darryl Zeldin, NIH/NIEH; W4019 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 23, noon. "Birth Defects: Public Health Challenges and Opportunities," an Epidemiology seminar with Donald Mattison, March of Dimes. Inaugural lecture of the Dr. Genevieve M. Matanoski Fund in Epidemiology. W2008 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 23, 12:15 p.m. "Is There a Bias in the Estimates of Mortality Associated with Never Breastfeeding or Weaning? Policy Implications for Breastfeeding by HIV Positive Mothers," a joint Population and Family Health Sciences/Population Center seminar with Heena Brahmbhatt; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 23, 3:30 p.m. "Membrane Induced Protein Folding," with Paul H. Axelsen, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; 109 Jenkins. HW

Mon., April 23, 4 p.m. "Mountain Erosion Over 10-Year, 10,000-Year and 10,000,000-Year Time Scales," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Jim Kirchner, University of California, Berkeley; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., April 23, 4 p.m. "America in Person: The Evolution of National Symbols," a History seminar with John Higham; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., April 23, 4 p.m. "Comprehensive Identification of Proteins in Biological Complexes," with Andrew Link; W2030 SPH. JHMI



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

Mon., April 16:
8 p.m. Discussion about growing up with lesbian or gay parents, led by a representative from COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere); 110 Gilman.

Tues., April 17:
8 p.m. Chinese-Jamaican lesbian poet Staceyann Chin will read from and discuss her work; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

Wed., April 18:
7 p.m. Showing of the film The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, followed by a talk by director/star David Drake; 110 Gilman.

Mon., April 23:
8 p.m. Discussion led by James Morse, the judge who signed legislation legalizing civil unions between gays in Vermont; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

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

Tues., April 17, 8 p.m. Asian-American poets Staceyann Chin and Beau Sia; E-level, Levering.

Mon., April 23, 8 p.m. Roundtable discussion on affirmative action; 161 Offit, Mattin Center.

Fri., April 20, 4:30 p.m. "Dedication of the Mattin Center on the Homewood Campus," with university president William R. Brody and Michael Bloomberg. 1-800-548-5481 or Mattin Center. HW

Fri., April 20, 8 p.m. "Edgar Allan Poe--Once Upon a Midnight..." a one-man show with John Astin. $20, $10 for students. Proceeds to benefit the Writing Seminars' Graduate Fellowship Fund. 410-516-8209 or 410-516-5185 (alumni). Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., April 18, 3 p.m Women's Tennis, vs. Washington College; tennis courts, Homewood Field. HW

Fri., April 20, 3:30 p.m Men's Baseball, vs. Gettysburg; baseball field. HW

Sat. April 21, 1 p.m Men's and Women's Tennis, vs. Ursinus; tennis courts. HW

Sat. April 21, 3 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Navy (Homecoming). Simulcast on WMAR-TV 2; Homewood Field. HW



Fri., April 20, 8:30 a.m. "Social Change and the Politics of Sexual Health," with John H. Gagnon, SUNY, Stony Brook. 410-955-3260. No registration fee required; attendees are responsible for their own expenses. 1030 SPH. JHMI



Fri., April 20, and Sat., April 21, 8 p.m., and Sun., April 22, 2:15 p.m. She Loves Me, a Theatre Hopkins production. Admission is $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW Fri., Sat. and Sun., April 20, 21 and 22, 8 p.m. Tommy, the Barnstormers' spring musical production. $5, $3 for students; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW