The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 7, 2001
May 7-14

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Fri., May 11, 3:30 p.m. "Capturing Language Acquisition through the Grammatical Mapping Paradigm: Evidence from VP Ellipsis," with Barbara Lust, Cornell University; 304 Krieger. HW



Tues., May 8, 5:15 p.m. Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union annual meeting, with information tables, nomination of candidates for board of directors and vote; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Wed., May 9, noon. Black Faculty and Staff Association general assembly meeting; W2030 BSPH. JHMI



Mon., May 7, 5 p.m. "Live and Let Die--Molecular Determinants of Tumor Cell Survival," an Oncology Center lecture by Atul Bedi. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" series. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., May 8, 12:15 p.m. "What State Policies Prevent Teenage Smoking, Drinking and Unsafe Sex? Applying Systems Estimation to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey," an Epidemiology lecture by David Bishai and Anthony Alberg; W4013 BSPH. JHMI

Wed., May 9, 5 p.m. "Two Progesterone Receptors in Breast Cancers: Structural and Gene Regulatory Differences," an Oncology Center lecture by Katherine Horwitz, University of Colorado Medical Center. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" series; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Thurs., May 10, 7:45 a.m. The 2001 William M. Shelley Memorial Lecture--"Benign Breast Disease and Breast Cancer Risk: Morphology and Beyond," by Stuart Schnitt, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical Center; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., May 10, 4 p.m. Special Lecture in Medical Entomology--"Population Genomics of Dengue Susceptibility in Aedes aegypti," by William Black, Colorado State University. In honor of the late Lloyd Rozeboom. Reception will follow. East Wing Auditorium, BSPH. JHMI

Thurs., May 10, 4 p.m. "When Can We Impose Good Health on Others? A New Framework for Public Health Ethics," by Nancy Kass. Reception to follow. R.S.V.P., 410-955-5194. W1020 BSPH. JHMI

Mon., May 14, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture IV--"Telomerase, Telomere Dysfunction and Cancer" by Carol Greider; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Mon., May 7, 8 p.m. Spring Concert by a cappella group Ecco; SDS Room, Mattin Center. HW

Sat., May 12, 8 p.m. Preparatory Sinfonietta performs Mozart's Symphony No. 41 in C major (Jupiter). The performance features the winner of the Preparatory Concerto Competition. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Wed., May 9, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open House for the SPSBE Graduate Division of Business and Management MBA, MSF and other business, part-time graduate degree and credit certificate programs, as well as for the Graduate Division of Education and Undergraduate Division programs. 1-800-GO-TO-JHU or Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Md.



Mon., May 7, 12:15 p.m. "Mechanisms of mRNA Export and Decay," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Joan Steitz, Yale University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 7, 3:30 p.m. "Real-Time Dynamics of Single-DNA Molecules Undergoing Adsorption and Desorption at Liquid-Solid Interfaces," with Edward Yeung, Iowa State University; 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., May 7, 4 p.m. "DNA Repair in Xeroderma pigmentosum and the General Population," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Kenneth Kraemer, NCI/ NIH; W2030 BSPH. JHMI

Mon., May 7, 4 p.m. "Soil C and N Fluxes in Urban Ecosystems," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Rich Pouyat, U.S. Department of Forestry/Baltimore Ecosystem Study; 305 Olin. HW

Wed., May 9, 12:15 p.m. "Child Maltreatment: Basic Research Prevention and Treatment," with Fred Rogosch, University of Rochester, and Amy Koenig. Part of the series "Prevention and Treatment of Mental Disorder Across the Life Span." Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

Thurs., May 10, noon. "Membrane Cholesterol, Lateral Diffusion and Antigen Presentation--For Better and For Worse," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Michael Edidin; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., May 10, 1 p.m. "Nuclear Re-ceptors, the Xenobiotic Response and the Secret of Mirthadates," a Neuroscience research seminar with Ron Evans, The Salk Institute/Howard Hughes Medical Institute; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 10, 3:30 p.m. "Embryonic Polarity in C. elegans: a PARt of the Story," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Kenneth Kemphues, Cornell University; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., May 10, 4 p.m. "Dynamic Interactions Between Microtubules and Actin During Cell Motility," a Biology seminar with Clare Waterman-Storer, Scripps Institute; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., May 11, 12:15 p.m. "Toward Understanding Keratin 16 Function During Skin Wound Healing," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Matt Wawersik; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Fri., May 11, 1:15 p.m. "Placebo and the 'Meaning Response,' " a Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative Medicine seminar with Wayne Jonas, University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., May 14, noon. "Context-specific Adaptation of Vestibular and Oculomotor Behavior: Possible Countermeasures for Long-Duration Spaceflight," an Otolaryngology seminar with Mark Shelhamer; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., May 14, 4 p.m. "Assessment of Water Exchange Between Forests and the Atmosphere Using Stable-Isotopics," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with German Mora; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., May 14, 4 p.m. "RNA-Based Genome Surveillance," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Andrew Fire, Carnegie Institution of Washington; W2030 BSPH. JHMI



Thurs., May 10, 4 to 6 p.m. Opening reception for an exhibition of drawings, paintings, photography and cartoons by students of the Homewood Art Workshops; second-floor studios, Jones Bldg., Mattin Center. HW

Examples of medical and biological illustration from an Art as Applied Medicine exhibit opening May 11.

Fri., May 11, 4 to 7 p.m. Opening reception for the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine's graduate exhibition, in conjunction with the exhibit of artwork by the class of 2001; on display through May 25. 410-955-3213. Houck Lobby (next to the JHH Wolfe St. entrance). JHMI



Fri., May 11, and Sat., May 12, 8 p.m., and Sun., May 13, 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