The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 10, 2003
Mar 10-17

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Thurs., March 13, 6:30 p.m. "1,000 Years of Lighting Technology: A Working Demonstration of Lamps from Primitive to Kerosene," demonstration with Dan Sohn and Daniel Mattausch of the Rushlight Club. Sponsored by the Homewood House Museum, as part of its exhibition Oh Say Can You See? Revolutions in Lighting Technology. $7, $5 for Homewood House members. Call 410-516-5589 for reservations. Remsen Hall. HW



Wed., March 12, 7:30 p.m. The JHU Press Neighborhood Author Series presents veteran journalist Michael Olesker, author of Journeys to the Heart of Baltimore. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Peabody Room, Episcopal Diocesan Center, N. Charles St. and University Pkwy.

Thurs., March 13, 3:30 p.m. The Third Annual Daniel Nathans Lecture in Molecular Genetics--"DNA Replication in Eukaryotic Cells: The Replicon Model Revised" by Thomas Kelly, Sloan-Kettering Institute. Sponsored by Molecular Biology and Genetics. WBSB Auditorium. EB

Fri., March 14, 5 p.m. The Wilmer Distinguished Lecture Series--"Application of Adaptive Optics in Vision Correction and Retinal Imaging" by David Williams, University of Rochester; Patz Auditorium, Wilmer Bldg. EB



Mon., March 10, 12:15 p.m. "Science to Policy: Global Control of Vitamin A Deficiency," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Alfred Sommer; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Tues., March 11, noon. "The Evolution of Animal Segmentation and Pattern Formation," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Nipam Patel, University of Chicago; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., March 11, 12:15 p.m. "Dioxin in the Food Supply: Another Reason to Avoid Animal Fat," a Center for a Livable Future lunchtime seminar with Robert Lawrence; W1030 BSPH. EB

Thurs., March 13, noon. "Repressive Chromatin: Theme and Variations," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Laura Rusche, University of California, Berkeley; 612 Physiology. EB

Thurs., March 13, noon. "Chromosome Dynamics and Mechanisms of Segregation," a Cell Biology seminar with Kerry Bloom, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 13, 12:45 p.m. "How Does the Mammalian Circadian Clock Control Locomotor Activity," a Neuroscience research seminar with Charles Weitz, Harvard Medical School; West Lecture Hall, WBSB (ground floor). EB

Thurs., March 13, 4 p.m. "Third-Generation GFP Biosensors for Real-Time Readout of pH and Redox Potential in Living Cells," a Biology seminar with S. James Remington, University of Oregon; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., March 14, 1 p.m. "Healing the Wounds of War with Mind-Body Medicine," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine seminar with James Gordon, Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Georgetown University; Weinberg Auditorium, Weinberg Bldg. EB

Mon., March 17, 12:15 p.m. "Thyroid Hormone Receptor Mutations in Thyroid Cancer," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Sheue-yann Cheng, NIH/NCI; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 17, 4 p.m. "Weighted Strichartz Estimates and Application to the Existence of Self-similar Solutions to Semilinear Wave Equations," with Jun Kato, Hokkaido University; 308 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 17, 4 p.m. "A Hydrogeochemist's Perspective on Organic Contaminant Transport in Ground Water," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Richelle Allen-King, Washington State. Co-sponsored by DOGEE. Olin Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., March 10, through Sun., March 16, 10 a.m. "Primes and Knots," the annual JAMI Conference, with various speakers. Sponsored by Japan-U.S. Mathematics Institute and The Johns Hopkins University's Department of Mathematics. 205 Krieger. HW



Tues., March 11, 3:30 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Pennsylvania; Athletic Center. HW



Fri., March 14, and Sat., March 15, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 16, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents Marvin's Room. Tickets are $12 on Friday evenings, $15 on Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Student rush tickets $5 at curtain time, all performances; 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW