Johns Hopkins Gazette | March 15, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University March 15, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 26

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Chinese Pianist Lang Lang to Perform Sunday at Shriver Hall

Lang Lang

In his first recital in Baltimore, acclaimed Chinese pianist Lang Lang will give a special performance at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 21, as part of the Shriver Hall Concert Series.

The concert will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Homewood's Shriver Hall Auditorium and will be preceded at 4:30 p.m. by a lecture by Eileen Soskin, associate dean for academic affairs at the Peabody Institute, in the Shriver Hall Clipper Room.

Lang's program will include Schumann's Variations on the Name Abegg for Piano in F Major, op. 1; Haydn's Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI/50; Chopin's Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante in E-flat, op. 22 and Nocturne in D-flat Major, op. 27, no. 2; Tan Dun's Eight Memories in Watercolor, Op. 1; and Liszt's Reminiscences de Don Juan [based on Mozart's Don Giovanni], S. 418.

Tickets are $43, $25 for students; student rush, $15. For more information, call 410-516-7164 or go to



Mon., March 15, through Sun., March 21. Asymptotic and Effective Results in Complex Geometry, a JAMI conference in honor of Bernie Shiffman's 60th birthday. Co-sponsored by the National Science Foundation. For locations and the schedule of talks, go to schedule.htm.



Thurs., March 18, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. "Product Development: Planning, Partnering, Troubleshooting and Succeeding," a breakfast meeting and discussion highlighting distinct approaches to bioscience product development with Sean Yu, SuperArray Bioscience Corp.; Thomas Tsakeris, Devices & Diagnostic Consulting Group; and Milton Axley, MedImmune. Sponsored by Advanced Academic Programs, Tech Council of Maryland, and the BioAlliance Network. $20 for TCM members, $50 for non-members. 106 Academic and Research Bldg., Montgomery County Campus.

FILM/VIDEO Sat., March 20, 7:30 p.m. Tarang film presentation of Mirch Masala (Spices) 1985, directed by Ketan Mehta. 3 Shaffer. HW



Mon., March 15, 8 a.m. The Visionary Lecture Series in Discovery Informatics--"Connecting the Dots: Graph-based Discovery Informatics for Learning Patterns of Asymmetric Threats" by Larry Holder, University of Texas; 106 Academic and Research Bldg., Montgomery County Campus.

Tues., March 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. "The Rise of Modernism in Music, 1890-1920," a lecture by musicologist and composer Ray Elam Sprenkle. Part of the Modernism in Music Lecture Series sponsored by the Shriver Hall Concert Series. Great Hall, Levering Hall. HW

Wed., March 17, 4 p.m. Biennial St. Patrick's Day Lecture--"Science, Creativity and Human Destiny" by Donald Coffey. Sponsored by SOM. Turner Auditorium. EB

Fri., March 19, 6:30 p.m. "James Henry Breasted's Expedition to Egypt and Sudan, 1905-1907," a SAIS African Studies Program illustrated lecture by Emily Teeter, the Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago. Co-sponsored by the American Research Center in Egypt, Washington D.C. chapter. Egyptian Embassy, 3521 International Court, N.W., Washington D.C. Off campus

Mon., March 22, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture III--"The Global Elimination of Malaria: Why Does It Remain an Elusive Goal?" by Randall Packard. Sponsored by SOM. Hurd Hall. EB



Tues., March 16, noon. Pre-St. Patrick's Day Concert featuring Mayor Martin O'Malley and Jared Denhard. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. 410-955-3363. Hurd Hall. EB

Sun., March 21, 5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series presents the Baltimore recital debut of pianist Lang Lang. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW


Open House

Thurs., March 18, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Information session for the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education master of arts in teaching and master of arts in special education graduate programs; 202 and 207 Central Bldg. Montgomery County Campus



Mon., March 15, noon. "TRP Channels, the Rhodopsin Cycle and Retinal Degeneration," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Craig Montell; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., March 15, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience- "Propagation of Signals in in vitro Neural Networks" with Alexander Reyes, New York University. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 15, 4 p.m. "Reproductive Epigenetics: Implications for Assisted Reproductive Technology and Cloning," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Jacquetta Trasler, McGill University; W2030 BSPH. EB

Tues., March 16, noon. "Vari-ant Surface Glycoproteins, GPI Anchors and Differentiation in African Trypanosomes," a Biological Chemistry seminar with James D. Bangs, University of Wisconsin-Madison; 612 Physiology. EB

Wed., March 17, 4 p.m. "Why Is Lead Toxic? Unraveling the Molecular Mechanisms of Lead Poisoning," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Hilary Godwin, Northwestern University; 303 WBSB. EB

Thurs., March 18, noon. "Axon Guidance at the Drosophila Midline," a Cell Biology seminar with Barry Dickson, Austrian Academy of Sciences; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 18, 12:30 p.m. "Biotechnology and Academia: Working Together to Create the Next Generation of Therapies," a Hopkins Biotech Network seminar with Carl Feldbaum, Biotechnology Industry Organization; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB

Fri., March 19, noon. "The Anopheles gambiae Genome and Malaria Research," an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with Emmanuel Mongin, Harvard University; W3030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 22, noon. "Having Our Land and Sharing It, Too," a Molecular Microbiology and Im-munology seminar with Michael Rosenzweig, University of Arizona; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 22, 12:15 p.m. "WHO's 'Four Cornerstones,'" a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Sarah Johnson and Kathryn Church, World Health Organization; Suite 310, 111 Market Place. EB

Mon., March 22, 2 p.m. "The Design of Fast Asynchronous FPGs," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with John Teifel, Computer Systems Lab, Cornell University; 114 Barton. HW

Mon., March 22, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Neuronal Mechanisms of Visual Categorization and Object Recognition" with David Freedman, Harvard Medical School. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 22, 4 p.m. "NMR Studies of the Conformation and Dynamics of Polyubiquitin Chains: Clues to Functional Diversity of Polyubiquitin," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with David Fushman, University of Maryland; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 22, 4 p.m. "Oceanic General Circulation and Its Energetics," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Xin Huang, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., March 22, 5:15 p.m. "Vom Engagement der Sinne: Uberlegungen zur Mettelalterlichen Literatur," a German and Romance Languages and Literatures seminar with Hildegard Keller, Universitat Zurich; 336 Gilman. HW



Wed., March 17, 5 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. George Mason; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., March 20, 1 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Syracuse. $20 field tickets; $10 reserved; $7 general admission. Homewood Field. HW

Sun., March 21, noon. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Boston University; Homewood Field. HW



Sun., March 21, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins extends its run of Copenhagen with this added performance. $15 general admission, $14 for senior citizens and $5 for student rush tickets. Merrick Barn. HW



Tues., March 16, noon to 1 p.m. "Bringing Out the Best in You," a WORKlife Programs workshop on becoming a polished professional including wardrobe tips and business etiquette, with Dina Johnson, Accomplishments Inc. 360 Phipps. EB

Tues., March 16, and Wed., March 17, 1 to 5 p.m. Introduction to WEBCT Training, a two-part workshop with Ian Goh; 1 Shaffer. HW

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