The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 26, 2001
Feb 26-Mar 5

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Tues., Feb. 27, 4:15 p.m. "Charge Transport in Proteins," a Chemistry colloquium with Edward Schlag, Technical University of Munich; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., Feb. 28, 4 p.m. "Fusing the Will and the Way: Computational Modeling of Nucleus Accumbens," a Psychology colloquium with Lief Finkel, University of Pennsylvania; 234 Ames. HW



Wed., Feb. 28, 5 p.m. Junior-Senior required prehealth information meeting for 2001-2002 applicants. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 5, 7 p.m. PreHealth panel on fifth-year options with Adam Myers, Georgetown Medical Center; David Trabilsy; and Barry Zirkin. Sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Thurs., March 1, 7:15 p.m. "The African Diaspora: New Black Cinema from Africa and Beyond," films from Africa and Latin America. This week's presentation: Orfeu (1999, in Portuguese with English subtitles), directed by Carlos Diegues. Postponed from an earlier date. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., March 2, 8 and 10:30 p.m. JHU Film Series presentation of Terrence Malick's Days of Heaven. For more information, or schedule updates, call 410-516-8666 or visit Shriver Hall. HW



Tues., Feb. 27, 5 p.m. The Sir Henry Hallett Dale Memorial Lecture--"Role of Biologic Sex in Drug-Induced Arrhythmias" by Raymond Woosley, Georgetown University Medical Center; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Feb. 28 to March 2. The Thalheimer Lectures by philosopher Philip Kitcher, Columbia University. Sponsored by Philosophy. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

  • Wed., Feb. 28, 4:30 p.m. "The Springs of Sympathy"
  • Thurs., March 1, 4:30 p.m. "Possibilities of Altruism"
  • Fri., March 2, 4:30 p.m. "Genealogy of Morals"

  • Thurs., March 1, noon. "What's Up with RAUL and Weldoc," a Welch Library lecture by Cate Canevari. Part of the series "Information Tools for Science and Medicine." W1214 SPH. JHMI



    Tues., Feb. 27, noon. Midday Performance by violinist Viacheslav Dinerchtein. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI

    Tues., Feb. 27, 8 p.m. Recital by Peabody faculty member Edward Palanker, clarinet; with Robert Sirota, conductor; Martin Beaver, violin; Ann Schein, piano; Phyllis Bryn-Julson and John Shirley-Quirk, narrators; Emily Skala, flute; Gary Louie, saxophone; Elise Koehler, trumpet; Alan Stepansky, cello; and Jonathan Haas, percussion. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

    Thurs., March 1, and Fri., March 2, 8 p.m. Peabody Symphony Orchestra performs Mahler's Symphony No. 9 in D Major. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

    Fri., March 2, 5:45 p.m. Recital by classical guitarist Berta Rojas. Part of the new series "Peabody at Homewood: Music at the Museum." Concert will be followed by wine and cheese reception. $7 for general public, $5 for Johns Hopkins University affiliates; free for Homewood House members. Seating is limited; to reserve a seat, call 410-516-8639. Homewood House Museum. HW

    Sat., March 3, 8 p.m. "Picture This," a multimedia program of music inspired by painting and photography, performed by the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. Slides and platinum prints of artwork will be on display. 7 p.m. Pre-concert lecture with composer James Grant; booksigning by photographer Elizabeth Siegfried during intermission. $7, $6 for senior citizens and students; JHU students admitted free with I.D. Shriver Hall. HW



    Fridays, dusk. Astronomy Open House, public viewing through the Maryland Space Grant Observatory telescope, weather permitting. Bloomberg Observatory. HW



    Wed., Feb. 28, 12:05 p.m. Ash Wednesday Mass, open to all. Sponsored by the JHU Catholic Community. Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center.



    Mon., Feb. 26, 10:15 a.m. "Dissection of Genetic Susceptibility to Testicular Germ Cell Tumors in Mice," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Angabin Matin, Case Western Reserve University; W2030 SPH. JHMI

    Mon., Feb. 26, noon. "Organization of Language Cortex: Evidence for MR Perfusion Imaging," a Neurology seminar with Argye Beth Hillis; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

    Mon., Feb. 26, noon. "The Living Wage Movement: What Is It, Why Is It and Can It Help?" an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Jared Bernstein and Chauna Brocht of the Economic Policy Institute. 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

    Mon., Feb. 26, 12:10 p.m. "Methodological Challenges in Gun Policy Evaluation," with Daniel Webster; Hampton House Lecture Hall. JHMI

    Mon., Feb. 26, 12:15 p.m. "Partners' Values and Parenthood Transitions," with Elizabeth Thomson; W2030 SPH. JHMI

    Mon., Feb. 26, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of Sonic Hedgehog Signaling During CNS Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Douglas Epstein, University of Pennsylvania; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

    Mon., Feb. 26, 4 p.m. "Cyber-Terrorism: Balancing National Security and Personal Privacy," an Information Security Institute seminar with Linton Wells, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for Command Control and Intelligence; Parsons Auditorium. APL

    Mon., Feb. 26, 4 p.m. "French Liberalism, Nation Building and the Jews of Alsace and Algeria, 1815-1870," a History seminar with Michael Shurkin; 315 Gilman. HW

    Mon., Feb. 26, 4 p.m. "The Use of MODIS Instrument on the EOS-Terra Satellite to Assess the Impact of Aerosol on Climate," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Yoram Kaufman, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center; 305 Olin. HW

    Tues., Feb. 27, noon. "Recognition and Engulfment: Clearance of Apoptotic Cells in C. elegans," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Zheng Zhou, MIT; 303 WBSB. JHMI

    Tues., Feb. 27, noon. "Role for Glucose Transporters in Diabetic Nephropathy," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Charles Heilig; 612 Physiology. JHMI

    Tues., Feb. 27, 12:05 p.m. "Combating the Global MDR TB Epidemic," an International Health seminar with Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Rockefeller Foundation/Columbia School of Medicine; W2030 SPH. JHMI

    Wed., Feb. 28, 4 p.m. "Mechanisms of Deformation and Fracture in High Strength Bulk Metallic Glass Alloys," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Reinhold Dauskardt, Stanford University; 110 Maryland. HW

    Wed., Feb. 28, 4 p.m. "Drug Design and Development," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Elizabeth Stoner, Merck Research Labs; 303 WBSB. JHMI

    Thurs., March 1, 3 p.m. "Grain Boundary Migration in Metals and Alloys," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with David Srolovitz, Princeton University; 110 Maryland. HW

    Thurs., March 1, 4 p.m. "Coloring Non-Uniform Hypergraphs: A First Algorithmic Approach to the General Lovasz Local Lemma," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Christian Scheideler; 304 Whitehead. HW

    Thurs., March 1, 4 p.m. "Representing Oppression: The Case of Dalits in North India" by Deepak Verma, and "Inventing China: A Preliminary Study of the Qing Court's Concept of Zhongguo" by Gang Zhao, an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History graduate general seminar; 404 Macaulay. HW

    Thurs., March 1, 4 p.m. "Integrating Environmental Signals via Small RNA Regulators of Gene Expression," a Biology seminar with Susan Gottesman, NIH; 100 Mudd. HW

    Thurs., March 1, 4 p.m. "The Unfolded Protein Response--A Novel Intracellular Signaling Pathway," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Maho Niwa, University of California, San Francisco; 612 Physiology. JHMI

    Fri., March 2, 11 a.m. "Particulate-Induced Allergic Airway Responses," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment seminar with Marsha Wills-Karp, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati; W6015 SPH. JHMI

    Mon., March 5, 4 p.m. "New Insights into Tropospheric Ozone from Satellites," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Anne Thompson, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center; 305 Olin. HW

    Mon., March 5, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Control of Spatial Attention Revealed by Rapid Event Related fMRI" with Jens Schwarzbach. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

    Mon., March 5, 4 p.m. "Evolvability of Emerging Viruses" a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Donald Burke. W2030 SPH. HW



    Tues., Feb. 27, noon to 5 p.m. School of Nursing Career Day, intended for all nurses and nursing students, with representatives from nearly 100 hospitals and health care institutions. 410-955-7548. Pinkard Bldg. JHMI

    Tues., Feb. 27, 2 to 5 p.m. First "Opportunities in the Jewish Community" Fair, for Jewish students interested in studying in Israel, working at a Jewish summer camp or finding a job after graduation. Sponsored by Hopkins Hillel. 410-516-0333. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

    Wed., Feb. 28, noon. "Celebrating America's Jazz Heritage," a performance by the Unified Jazz Ensemble. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

    The Unified Jazz Ensemble, former artists in residence for the National Endowment for the Arts' Rural Residency Arts Initiative, will perform both classic jazz and original compositions on Feb. 28.

    Black History Month. This year's theme is "Black History Being Made Every Day."

  • Wed., Feb. 28, noon. Closing ceremonies. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

  • Thurs., March 1, Fri., March 2, and Sat., March 3, 7:30 p.m. Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theater Company presents A Long Time Since Yesterday, a story of black sisterhood with an all-female cast; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW



    Fri., March 2, and Sat., March 3, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 4, 2:15 p.m. Brian Friel's Faith Healer, a Theatre Hopkins production. Admission is $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW