The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 12, 2001
Mar 12-19

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Mon., March 12, 3 p.m. "Virology, Public Health and the Management of Risk: Yellow Fever Vaccine, France, USA, Brazil," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Ilana Lowy, CERMES; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Tues., March 13, 4:15 p.m. "Targeting Alzheimer's Disease and Cancer Through PKC-Directed Ligand Design," a Chemistry colloquium with Alan Kozikowski, Georgetown University Medical Center; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 14, 4 p.m. "Speaking With Others as a Coordinated Process," a Psychology colloquium with Herb Clark, Stanford University; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., March 16, 2 p.m. "From Red Dropouts to Pale Blue Dots: The Science of the Origins Theme," a colloquium with Anne Kinney, NASA; Parsons Auditorium. APL Program simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall (Instructional Television Facility) on the Homewood campus.



Wed., March 14, noon. Black Faculty and Staff Association general assembly meeting. Lunch will be served. Great Hall, Levering. HW



Mon., March 12, 7 p.m. "The Future of Women's Health," a Prehealth lecture by Harold Fox. Part of the AED series, "What the Future Holds," sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Thurs., March 15, 5:30 p.m. The Alexander Graham Christie Lecture--"Advanced Processing of MEMS Materials" by Arthur Heuer, Case Western Reserve University; 109 Maryland. Dinner at the Hopkins Club follows the lecture; cost is $25 (410-516-6451 by March 12 for reservations). HW

Sat., March 17, 8:30 a.m. The William F. Rienhoff Jr. Lecture--"Practical Aspects of Pancreatic Cancer Management" by Andrew Warshaw, Massachusetts General Hospital; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Wed., March 14, 6:30 p.m. Lecture by Peabody faculty member John Shirley-Quirk, prior to the performance of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream (see below). Griswold Hall. Peabody

Wed., March 14, to Fri., March 17, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Opera Theatre and the Peabody Concert Orchestra perform Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. $22, $11 for senior citizens and $8 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., March 16, 8 p.m. "Wind Music of the World," a performance by Amerigo Ensemble, featuring music from many cultures played on flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and native wind instruments. Part of the Evergreen Carriage House Concert Series. $15 (includes reception after the performance). Evergreen fellows, contributors and patrons admitted free with one guest. To make reservations or for more information, 410-516-0341. Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St.

Amerigo Ensemble (Thomas Novak, Marco Granados, Jo-Ann Sternberg, Michael Ishii and Andrew Adelson) will perform on traditional wind instruments, Fri., March 16, as part of the Evergreen Carriage House Concert Series.

Sat., March 17, 7 p.m. Concert by the Brazilian Guitar Quartet (Paul Galbraith, Edelton and Everton Gloeden and Tadeu Do Amaral). Part of Special Events' Guest Artists Series. Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., March 12, 12:15 p.m. "Genetics and Genomics of Aging," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with David Schlessinger, NIH/NIA-IRP Triad Center; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Information Theory and Neural Coding" by Don Johnson, Rice University. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. "Regional-Scale Air Quality Analysis in the Eastern United States: A Policy-Relevant Analysis," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Prasad Kasibhatla, Duke University; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. "DNA Crosslinking and Repair," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with O. Michael Colvin, Duke University Medical Center; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., March 13, noon. "LAT and Lymphocyte Signaling," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Lawrence Samelson, NIH; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., March 13, noon. "Genetic and Genomic Dissection of Airway Branching and Oxygen Response Pathways in Drosophila," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Eric Johnson, Stanford University; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Tues., March 13, 4 p.m. "Regional Society and Nation Building in Germany, 1866-90," a special European History seminar with Siegfried Weichlein, Humboldt University, Berlin/University of Chicago; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., March 13, 4 p.m. "Urban Poverty and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Randomized Housing-Mobility Experiment," a Social Policy seminar with Jens Ludwig, Georgetown University. Sponsored by the Institute for Policy Studies, Economics, and Health Policy and Management. 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Wed., March 14, 4 p.m. "Non Conceptus Tuos in Dolore Paries: Elie Halevy and Philosophical Radicalism," a special European History seminar with Ludovic Frobert; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., March 14, 4 p.m. "Characterization and Formation of Nanoporous Noble Metals," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Sean Corcoran, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., March 15, 1 p.m. "Ca2+ Signaling in Polarized Cells," a Neuroscience research seminar with Shmuel Muallem, UT Southwestern Medical Center; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 15, 4 p.m. "A Preliminary Analysis of State Breakdown in Early Modern China: Ecological and Global Perspectives" by Ho-fung Hung; and "Native-place Shanghai: Literature, Community and Problems of Urban Culture" by Liang Mao, an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History seminar; 400 Macaulay. HW

Thurs., March 15, 4 p.m. "Kernel Density Estimation of Functions of Random Variables and an Application to Testing Normality," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Ibrahim Ahmad, University of Central Florida; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., March 15, 4 p.m. "Retrovirus Evolution," a Biology seminar with John Coffin, NCI; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 15, 7 p.m. "Sculpting a New Image," a seminar on new techniques for breast augmentation, tummy tucks, liposuction and other cosmetic surgery procedures, with Craig Vander Kolk; suite 125, Pavilion 2, JH at Green Spring Station. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Cosmetic Center. 410-583-7180.

Sat., March 17, 9:30 a.m. "The New Face of Cosmetic Surgery," a seminar on new techniques for cosmetic surgery procedures, such as botox, collagen injections, chemical peels, blepheroplasty (eyelid surgery) and facelifts, with Craig Vander Kolk; suite 125, Pavilion 2, JH at Green Spring Station.

Mon., March 19, 12:15 p.m. "Molecular Recognition of RNAs by Ribosomal Protein L4," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Lasse Lindahl, UMBC; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 19, 4 p.m. "Protein Aggregation, Proteasomes and Neurodegeneration," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Ron Kopito, Stanford University; W2030 SPH. JHMI



Tues., March 13, 7 p.m. "Youth Violence: A Trauma Surgeon's Perspective" by trauma surgeon Edward Cornwell. Part of the "Voyage and Discovery" lecture series. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., March 14, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"W.B. Yeats: Songs of Wandering Aengus," a dramatic performance by Sam and Joan McCready, with musical accompaniment by Richard McCready. Sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Wed., March 14, noon. "Developing a Big City Transportation Plan," a Baltimore Architecture Foundation public forum with Denise Goren, former Philadelphia deputy mayor of transportation, and panel members Laurie Schwartz, deputy mayor of Baltimore, and Ralph Moore, CPHA Transportation Committee. 410-962-0241. Bring a brown bag lunch. Downtown Center, Charles and Fayette streets.

Fri., March 16, noon to 2 p.m. Women's Luncheon, featuring a talk, "Leading Against the Odds: Race and Gender Issues in Leadership," by Myra Gordon, associate dean of diversity and curriculum, Virginia Tech, and author of Successful Journeys and The Survival Guide and Directory for Students of Color. Registration required. Mail $10 check to BFSA, P.O. Box 7247, Baltimore, MD. 21218-0247. Sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association. W1030 SPH. JHMI



Wed., March 14, 6 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Mount Saint Mary's. HW



Fri., March 16, and Sat., March 17, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 18, 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



Tues., March 13, noon. "Investment Planning," a talk by Dena Shapiro Frenkel, American Express. Sponsored by the JHU Women's Network. No registration necessary. Great Hall, Levering. HW