The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 31, 2003
Mar 31-
Apr 7

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Tues., April 1, 4:15 p.m. "Process Research in the Drug Development Process at Merck: A Case Study," a Chemistry colloquium with Todd Nelson, Merck Research Laboratories; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., April 3, 3:30 p.m. "Lattice Simulations of QCD," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Claudio Rebbi, Boston University; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Fri., April 4, 2 p.m. "The Best Defense: Counterproliferation and U.S. National Security," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with Jason Ellis, National Defense University; Parsons Auditorium. APL Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Mon., March 31, 9:40 a.m. "Cerebral Palsy in Infants and Young Children," a talk by Karin Nelson, NIH. Sponsored by Child Development. Turner Auditorium. EB

Wed., April 2, 8 p.m. "Pacifism," a discussion with Gary Gillespie, director, American Friends Service Committee. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs and Community Relations and Volunteer Services; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center.



Wed, April 2, and Thurs., April 3, 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Catch Me If You Can, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. $3. 410-516-8666. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW



Mon., March 31, 6:30 p.m. "Some Thoughts on the Economy and Monetary Policy," a Johns Hopkins Business lecture by J. Alfred Broaddus, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, who reviews recent economic developments and policy and the economic outlook for the coming year; Berman Auditorium, Downtown Center.

Tues., April 1, 4 p.m. The Fifth Annual Edward and Nancy Dodge Lecture--"A False Hypothesis? Implications for Agriculture and Society If It's True" by Wes Jackson, The Land Institute. Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future. W1030 BSPH. EB

Tues., April 1, 6 p.m. "Defensive Alkaloid Chemistry of Amphibians and Anthropods," a Chemical Ecology lecture by John Daly, NIH. Sponsored by the Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences and Policy. 416 A&S Washington Center, 1717 Massachusetts Ave.

Tues., April 1, 7:30 p.m. The 2003 Voyage and Discovery Lecture Series--"This I Have Learned" by Ronald Fishbein, assistant dean for preprofessional programs, Office of Preprofessional Advising. Hodson Hall. HW

Wed., April 2, noon. "Evidence Based Medicine: Tools, Techniques, Results," a Welch Medical Library lecture by Harold Lehmann. Part of the series "An Introduction and Update on the Digital Library." Weinberg Building Auditorium. EB

Thurs., April 3, 7:30 a.m. The Nicholson J. Eastman Professor's Lecture 2003--"Capacity Building and Infrastructure Development in Global OB-GYN Education--The Ghana Model" by Timothy Johnson, University of Michigan Medical Center; 240 Phipps. EB

Thurs., April 3, 4 p.m. The 2003 Acheson J. Duncan Lecture--"Emergence of Symmetry: Conformal Invariance of Scaling Limits of Random Systems" by Oded Schramm, Microsoft Research. Sponsored by Mathematical Sciences. 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., April 3, 4 p.m. The Seventh Annual Mary Elizabeth Garrett Lecture--"Genomic Imprinting: Its Mechanism and Impact on Mammalian Development" by Shirley Tilghman, Princeton University. Sponsored by School of Medicine. WBSB Auditorium. EB

Fri., April 4, 3:30 p.m. The 2002-2003 Don Giddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture--"Metals and Alloys far from Equilibrium" by En Ma; 210 Hodson. HW

Fri., April 4, 5 p.m. Wilmer Distinguished Lecture--"Melting Eyes" by Peter Watson, University of Leiden, Netherlands and University of Cambridge. Sponsored by Wilmer Eye Institute. Patz Lecture Hall. EB



Fri., April 4, 5:45 p.m. Peabody at Homewood Concert Series presents violinist Sheng-Tsung Wang performing works for unaccompanied violin by Bach, Ysaye, Harbison and Bacewicz. The museum will open at 5 p.m. for concert guests. Concert will be followed by a wine and cheese reception with the artist. Seating is limited. $10 general, $8 Homewood House members and JHU affiliates. Reserve in advance by calling 410-516-8639. Homewood House Museum. HW

Fri., April 4, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Chamber Singers and Peabody Concert Singers perform music by Bach, Godoy and Kodaly; Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., April 6, 3 p.m. Chamber Concert by the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, featuring Aaron Copland's "Music for the Theater." Great Hall, Levering. HW

Sun., April 6, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series presents pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. $33, $8 for student rush. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Sun., April 6, 7:30 p.m. "Organ and Percussion Extravaganza" with Donald Sutherland, Robert Novak, Svetoslav Stoyanov and Peabody percussion students, performing Dan Locklair's Constellations and Lou Harrison's Concerto for Organ and Percussion Orchestra. Griswold Hall. Peabody



Mon., March 31, 12:15 p.m. "Gene Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Eduardo Marban; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. "The Colonized Mind: Bengali Bhadralok, 1817-1911," an Anthropology/History seminar with Tapan Raychaudhuri, St Antony's College, Oxford; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Feed-Forward Inhibition and Receptive Field Construction in Awake Somatosensory Cortex" with Harvey Swadlow, University of Connecticut. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. "Linking Microbes to Geochemical Processes: Characterization of Microbial Assemblages Involved in Sulfur and Methane Cycling in High Temperature Petroleum Reservoirs and Marine Methane Seeps," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Victoria Orphan, NASA AMES; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. "Human Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation: Breaking Stories," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Hudson Freeze, the Burnham Institute; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 31, 4:30 p.m. "The Cohomology of the Steenrod Algebra and Representations of the General Linear Groups," an Algebraic Topology seminar with Nguyen H. V. Hung, Wayne State University; 308 Krieger. HW

Tues., April 1, 4 p.m. "DEM, FEM in Soils," a Civil Engineering seminar with Victor Kaliakin, University of Delaware; 110 Maryland. HW

Tues., April 1, 4:30 p.m. "Nonrationality of One Complete Intersection," an Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with Ivan Cheltsov, University of Georgia; 302 Krieger. HW

Tues., April 1, 4:30 p.m. "A Supercomputer in Your Cell Phone," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Adam Berger, Eizel Technologies Inc.; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., April 2, 8:15 a.m. "Randomized Evaluation of Mechanical Assistance for the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure (REMATCH), a JHMI Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Annetine Gelijns, Columbia University; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., April 2, noon. "The Regulation of the Host Response to Tuberculosis," a JHU Center for TB Research seminar with Gillan Kap-lan, the Public Health Research Institute, Newark; W3030 BSPH. EB

Wed., April 2, 4 p.m. "Deformation-assisted Transformations in Nanocrystalline and Amorphous Metals," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Michael Atzmon, University of Michigan; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., April 2, 4 p.m. "Molecular Imaging," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Martin Pomper; 303 WBSB. EB

Thurs., April 3, noon. "Dynamics of Lipid Rafts at the Cell Surface," a Cell Biology seminar with Anne Kenworthy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., April 3, 3 p.m. "Discrete Dislocation Modeling of Fatigue Crack Growth in Single Crystals," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Alan Needleman; 110 Hodson. HW

Thurs., April 3, 4 p.m. "AAA Chaperones in the Secretory Pathway," a Biology seminar with Phyllis Hansen, Washington University; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., April 4, 11 a.m. "Random Triangulations," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Oded Schramm, Microsoft Research; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., April 4, 12:15 p.m. "Creating an Integrated, Strategic Communication Plan in Maharashtra, India: An Application of VIPP," a JHU Center for Communication Programs seminar with Neill McKee, Edson Whitney and Shana Yansen; Suite 310, 111 Market Place.

Fri., April 4, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of Expression and Activity of Ndt80, a Key Activator of Sporulation-specific Genes and a Target of the Meiotic Recombination Checkpoint in Saccharomyces cerevisiae," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Julia Pak, University of Toronto; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 7, 12:15 p.m. "Mighty HermAphrodite: Rapid Evolution of Nematode Sex and Sex Determination," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Eric Haag, University of Maryland, College Park; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 7, 4 p.m. "High Performance Integrated Communication Systems," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Hossein Hashemi, Caltech High-Speed Integrated Circuits Lab; 110 Clark. HW



Mon., March 31, 4 p.m. DSAGA presents "Proud to Be," its 11th annual Awareness Day program (for complete schedule, see this issue). Opening ceremonies include a general welcome and introduction to the 2003 program. 410-516-4088. Sherwood Room, Levering Hall. HW

Tues., April 1, 3 to 6 p.m. The Provost's Undergraduate Research Awards Recognition Ceremony (see story, this issue). Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Wed., April 2, noon. The Wednesday Noon Series presents "A Journey in Song," a recital by tenor Issachah Savage. Sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Thurs., April 3, and Friday, April 4, 2 to 6 p.m. Undergraduate Research Symposium, open to the Hopkins community, an opportunity to see undergraduate research. On

Friday at 4:30 p.m., Linda Gorman will speak on "Club Drugs." 315 and 316 Hodson. HW

Fri., April 4, 5 p.m. Peace Vigil, concluding the observance of the Season of Nonviolence sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs and Community Relations and Volunteer Services; Upper Quad. HW

Sat., April 5, and Sun., April 6, 3 p.m. Preparatory Annual Spring Dance Concert; Friedberg Hall. Peabody



Tues., April 1, 3 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. Dickinson; Homewood Field. HW

Tues., April 1, 3 p.m. Men's Tennis, vs. Dickinson; Athletic Center. HW

Wed., April 2, 3 p.m. Women's Tennis, vs. Dickinson; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., April 5, noon. Men's Baseball, vs. Swarthmore; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., April 5, 1 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Duke; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., April 5, 3:30 p.m. Men's Tennis," vs. McDaniel; Athletic Center. HW

Mon., April 7, 4 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Penn State; Athletic Center. HW



Sat., April 5, 8 p.m., and Sun., April 6, 2 p.m. The Barnstormers presents The Secret Garden; Arellano Theater, Levering. HW