The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 10, 2003
Feb 10-17

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Wed., Feb. 12, and Thurs., Feb. 13, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. JHU/Red Cross Blood Drive for JHU students, faculty, staff, retirees and neighborhood residents. To make appointments or to volunteer at the drive, go to /blooddrive/ e-mail or call 410-516-0138. Walk-in donors are also welcome. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Thurs., Feb. 13, 3:30 p.m. "Electroweak Superconductivity and the Little Higgs," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Andrew Cohen, Boston University; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Mon., Feb. 17, 4:15 p.m. "The Surprising Fate of [1.1.1] Propellane on Ionization, and What We Have Learned From It," a Chemistry colloquium with Thomas Bally, Fribourg, Switzerland; 233 Remsen. HW



Fri., Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m. WebCT Mid-Atlantic Regional Users Group meeting, covering updates to WebCT and foreign language teaching with WebCT; 160 Mattin Center. HW



Thurs., Feb. 13, 7:15 p.m. The JHMI Office of Cultural Affairs presents Swept Away starring Madonna, first in the film series "Make It Stop! or How I Learned How to Stop Worrying and Love the Bombs"; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB



Mon., Feb. 10, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture II--"Molecular Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Gene Regulation" by Cynthia Wolberger, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Sponsored by School of Medicine. Hurd Hall. EB

Mon., Feb. 10, 7 p.m. "How Young Physicians View Their Future ... and Yours," a Prehealth lecture by Edward Platia, Washington Hospital Center. Sponsored by AED, the prehealth honor society, and HOPE. 160 Mattin Center. HW

Wed., Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m. The JHU Press Neighborhood Author Series presents Francis Mark Mondimore, author of Depression: The Mood Disease, Bipolar Disease: A Guide for Patients and Families and Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Parents. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Peabody Room, Episcopal Diocesan Center, N. Charles St. and University Pkwy.

Thurs., Feb. 13, 3 p.m. "The Eugenic Impulse," an Institute of the History of Medicine lecture by Nathaniel Comfort, George Washington University. Part of the series "History of Genetic Medicine." Suite 200, 1830 Bldg. EB



Sat., Feb. 15, 7 p.m., and Sun., Feb. 16, 2 p.m. "From Russia with Love," with Opera Vivente, featuring a performance of Stravinsky's Mavra and excerpts from operas by Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky and others. $40. Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St. 410-547-7997.

Sat., Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Camerata program of music inspired by animals, featuring Peabody pianists Katherine Jacobson and Ann Teresa Kang performing Lou Harrison's Praise for the Beauty of Hummingbirds; Gene Young's Butterfly Whispers; George Crumb's Voices of the Whale; Leos Janacek's Concertino; and Oliver Messaien's Oiseaux Exotiques. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun. Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra chamber concert featuring Janacek's Sokal Folk Dances and Mahler's Wayfarer. Great Hall, Levering. HW

Mon., Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Percussion Ensemble multimedia performance, featuring Stravinsky's Great Chorale from L'Histoire du Soldat; Paul Rudy's Degrees of Separation "Grandchild of Tree" (Rich Haime, videographer); Edgard Varese's "Ionization"; Emmanuel Sejourn's "Martian Tribe"; Javier Diaz's "The Alchemist" (with sculptor Debra Flug); and Philip Glass' Piano Etudes Nos. 8 and 12. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Mon., Feb. 10, noon. "The Forkhead Transcription Factors in the Control of Apoptosis, Resistance to Stress and Organismal Longevity," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Anne Brunet, Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; 612 Physiology. EB

Mon., Feb. 10, 12:15 p.m. "Evolution of Early Development in Arthropods," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Miodrag Grbic, University of Western Ontario; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Feb. 10, 12:15 p.m. "The Decline of Childhood Mortality and the Rise of Life Expectancy in Victorian London," a Population and Family Health seminar with Graham Mooney, University of Liverpool; W3204 BSPH. EB

Mon., Feb. 10, 4 p.m. "Abyssal Bathymetry Measurements from the International Space Station," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with David Porter; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Tues., Feb. 11, noon. "Silencing Is Golden: Studying Trypanosome Biology with RNAi," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Paul Englund; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., Feb. 11, 12:15 p.m. "SeKarang! (Save the Coral Reefs Now!) a Campaign in Indonesia Combining Mass Media and Community-based Approaches to Promote Marine Resource Management," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Douglas Storey; W2030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Feb. 11, 4 p.m. "Prevention and Treatment for Juvenile Delinquency: Results from Meta Analysis," an Institute for Policy Studies Social Policy seminar with Mark Lipsey, Vanderbilt University; 526 Wyman Bldg. HW

Tues., Feb. 11, 4:30 p.m. "Kernel Machines for Pattern Classification and Sequence Decoding," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Gert Cauwenberghs; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Feb. 12, 10 a.m. "AAALAC--What Are the Expectations?" a JHU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee seminar with James Owiny. Second of two special seminars in preparation for AAALAC evaluation. Tilghman Room, Turner Bldg. EB

Wed., Feb. 12, 4 p.m. "Cryptococcus neoformans as a Model Pathogen," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar wiith Joseph Heitman, Duke University Medical Center; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., Feb. 12, 4 p.m. "Laser Engineering Mesoscale Energy Storage Systems," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Craig Arnold, Naval Research Laboratory; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., Feb. 12, 5 p.m. "The Challenge of Clinical Trials in Patients with Acute Severe Illness: The SHOCK Experience," a Bloomberg School of Public Health seminar with Judith Hockman; Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys, 5100 Falls Rd.

Thurs., Feb. 13, noon. "Regulation of Cell Adhesion, Migration and Matrix Assembly by the Integrin-binding Protein Tissue Transglutaminase," a Cell Biology seminar with Alexey Belkin, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Feb. 13, 12:15 p.m. "An Empirical Investigation of Attitudes Toward Wifebeating Among Men and Women in Seven Sub-Saharan African Countries," a Center for Communication Programs Gender Task Force seminar with Manju Rani, Sekhar Bonu and Nafissatou Diop-Sidibe; International Room, BSPH. EB

Thurs., Feb. 13, 12:45 p.m. "Hox Genes and Wise Ways of Patterning Head Development," a Neuroscience research seminar with Robb Krumlauf, Stowers Institute for Medical Research; West Lecture Hall (ground floor), WBSB. EB

Thurs., Feb. 13, 3:30 p.m. "Anaphora, Generative Grammar and Formal Pragmatics," a Cognitive Science seminar with Yan Huang, University of Reading, U.K.; 134A Krieger. HW

Thurs., Feb. 13, 4 p.m. "cAMP-dependent Protein Kinase: Dynamics of Signaling and Localization," a Biology seminar with Susan Taylor, University of California, San Diego; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Feb. 13, 4 p.m. "The Battle of the Sexes: Cell Signaling in Mammalian Sex Determination," a Reproductive Biology seminar with Blanche Capel, Duke University Medical Center. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 240 Houck. EB

Thurs., Feb. 13, 4 p.m. "What's So Surprising About Turbulent Flow?" a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Greg Eyink; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Feb. 14, 12:15 p.m. "JAK/STAT Signaling Regulates Cell Migration During Development and Cancer," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Debra Silver; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Fri., Feb. 14, 1 p.m. "Is Everything a Placebo Effect? Science, Medicine and Ways of Knowing," a JHU Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine seminar with Paul Root Wolpe, University of Pennsylvania and NASA; Auditorium, Weinberg Bldg. EB

Mon., Feb. 17, 12:15 p.m. "ATP-dependent Chromatin Remodeling Complexes for Transcription," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Carl Wu, NIH/NCI; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Feb. 17, 12:15 p.m. "Reproduction and Reform in Modern India," an International Health seminar with Sarah Hodges, University of Cambridge; W3031 BSPH. EB

Mon., Feb. 17, 4 p.m. "Geology and Genesis of the World's Largest Zinc Ore Deposit at Red Dog, Alaska," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Grant Garven; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW



Black History Month events sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs. HW

Tues., Feb. 11, 3 p.m. "Slave Spirituals, Gospel and Blues," second in a series about the origins of music with African influences. Multipurpose Room, AMR2.

Fri., Feb. 14, 7 p.m. The African American Dance Ensemble performs; the ensemble presents the traditions of African and African American dance and music through research, education and entertainment. $10; $5 students. Shriver Hall Auditorium.

Sun., Feb. 16, 7 p.m. Night of Soul and Food (JHU students only), open mic and a chance for attendees to showcase their talents. JHU students only. Potluck dinner. BSU Room, basement, AMR2.

Wed., Feb. 12, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--The Sacrifice, a drama by Benedict Dorsey, founding director of the Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theatre Company. In observance of Black History Month. Co-sponsored by the Office of Community Relations and Volunteer Services and Multicultural Student Affairs. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., Feb. 13, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Opening reception for A Russian's Winter in Baltimore: Leon Bakst at Evergreen. Exhibition continues through May 25. Evergreen Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St.