The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 30, 1998

Mar. 30-Apr. 6

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Monday, March 30


Noon. Midday Performance by harpist Michaela Trnkova and soprano Holly Thompson DiClaudio, performing works by Schubert and Berlioz; Main Floor Auditorium, Asthma and Allergy Center.

East Baltimore

12:15 p.m. "How the Consumer Product Safety Commission Saves Lives and Keeps Families Safe," a Center for Injury Research and Policy seminar with Ann Brown, Consumer Product Safety Commission and Jacqueline Elder, Hazard Identification and Reduction; 250 Hampton House.

3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, with rotating roster of speakers; 6150 Outpatient Center.

4 p.m. "Exploring the Virtues of DNA Alkylation Repair," a Biochemistry seminar with Leona Samson, Harvard School of Public Health; W2030 SHPH.

4 p.m. "Non-Response in Panel Data," a Biostatistics lecture by Bob Moffitt; W2030 SHPH.

5 p.m. Dean's Lecture II--"Sickle Cell Disease: Lessons Learned from the First Molecular Disease " by George Dover; Hurd Hall. Sponsored by SOM.


3 p.m. "Asymptotic Methods in Statistics," a Mathematical Sciences lecture by David Pollard, Yale University; 304 Whitehead.

4 p.m. Women's History Month Event: Seminar--"Gender Relations in China after the Manchu Conquest, 1644-1800" with Susan Mann, University of California, Davis; 315 Gilman. Co-sponsored by History.

4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Working Memory as a Dynamic Process in the Primate Prefrontal Cortex" by Earl Miller, MIT; 341 Krieger.

5 p.m. Caribbean Week Event--Caribbean Cafe Night, Caribbean cuisine in Wolman Station and Terrace Court Caf‚. Cost is $5. (Meal Plan subscribers free).

7 p.m. "Opportunities in Osteopathic Medicine," a Prehealth Program lecture by Carole Leibrandt, Philadelphia School of Osteopathic Medicine; Sherwood Room, Levering.

7:30 p.m. "Personal and Planetary Wellness: A Vegetarian Perspective," a seminar with Suzanne Havala and Robert Lawrence; Mudd Hall Auditorium.

Tuesday, March 31

East Baltimore

4:15 p.m. "Chemokines, Lymphocytes and HIV," an Immunology Council seminar with Joshua Farber, NIAID; 2030 SHPH.

7 p.m. Christian Fellowship Meeting, musical worship and Bible study; Reed Hall Library. All are welcome.


3 p.m. "Engineering Education in the 21st Century: Diversity and Cultural Change," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Denice Denton, University of Washington; 234 Ames.

3 p.m. "Reading by Nine," an Institute for Policy Studies panel discussion with William Marimow, The Sun, and Sun reporters; Main Conference Room, 5th floor, Wyman Bldg. Part of the series "The Press and Public Policy."

3 p.m. "Asymptotic Methods in Statistics," a Mathematical Sciences lecture by David Pollard, Yale University; 304 Whitehead.

4 p.m. "Building for the Faith: The Evolution of Ecclesiastical Architecture in the Portuguese Indies," a Comparative and World History seminar with David Kowal, College of Charleston; 315 Gilman.

7 p.m. "Punchinello and I," a slide lecture by Patrick Webb; Arellano Theater, Levering. Part of DSAGA's "Pride and Prejudice" lecture series. A reception with the artist will follow the lecture.

7 p.m. Caribbean Week Event--Bob Marley Night, film autobiography and concerts on film, with Caribbean refreshments; AMR1 TV Room.

7:30 p.m. Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Discussion and Social Group; 217 Ames. For information, call Bob at 410-889-7081.

Wednesday, April 1

East Baltimore

8 to 11 a.m. Graduate Open House for the School of Nursing's master's and doctoral nursing programs; Pinkard Bldg. 4 to 7 p.m. A second Open House.

10:30 a.m. "Vaccines and Cytotoxic T Cell Responses," a Vaccine Sciences Track seminar with Robert Siliciano; W2015 SHPH.

12:15 p.m. "Smoking in China: Proportional Mortality Study of One Million Deaths," an International Health seminar with Richard Peto, University of Oxford, UK; W2008 SHPH.

1:30 p.m. "Post-Translational Modifications That Prime the Megasynthases in Polyketide and Polypeptide Antibiotic Biosynthesis," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Christopher Walsh, Harvard Medical School.

4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease" with William Bell; 1024 Blalock.

5 p.m. Dean's Lecture--"How Women's Lives Affect Prenatal Development" by Janet DiPietro; 2030 SHPH.


Noon. "The New Age of Aging: Myth vs. Fact," a lecture by Janet Kurland, Community Services for Jewish Family Services of Central Maryland; Shriver Hall. Part of the "Wednesday Noon Series" sponsored by Special Events.

3 p.m. "Asymptotic Methods in Statistics," a Mathematical Sciences lecture by David Pollard, Yale University; 304 Whitehead.

4:30 p.m. Women's History Month Event: Book Talk--"Intimate Enemies: The Two Worlds of the Baroness de Pontalba" by Christina Vella, Tulane University; 323 Gilman. Sponsored by Women's Studies.

5:30 p.m. "Progress in Cancer Care and Research," a discussion of new treatments for patients with cancer and the construction of the new Comprehensive Cancer Center with Martin Abeloff; Garrett Room, MSE Library. A reception will follow the talk. Sponsored by the Friends of the JHU Libraries.

7 p.m. Caribbean Week Event--Panel Discussion of investment opportunities in the Caribbean, moderated by Franklin Knight; Glass Pavilion, Levering.

Thursday, April 2

East Baltimore

Noon. "Inner Nuclear Membrane Biogenesis and Interactions with the Nuclear Lamina Chromatin," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Howard Worman, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; 110 WBSB.

Noon to 1:30 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies division of undergraduate studies bachelor's degree programs; W9514 SHPH. To RSVP, call 1-800-GO-TO-JHU.

Noon. Welch Internet Lecture--"Clinical Uses of the Web," a discussion of resources for diagnostic and treatment decision support, immediate patient care and patient education; Hurd Hall. No registration required.

Noon. "New Biological Approaches to Control HIV," an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with Robert Gallo, University of Maryland; East Wing Auditorium, SHPH.

1 p.m. "In Search of a Memory Trace," a Neuroscience research seminar with Richard Thompson, University of Southern California; 811 WBSB.

2 p.m. "The Surgeons General Report on America's Health: Past, Present and Future," a panel discussion with all living former surgeons general of the United States and David Satcher, moderated by Marvin Kalb; East Wing Auditorium, SHPH.

5:15 p.m. "Folding a Towel: The Amish Culture," a discussion with folklorist John Charles Camp, Maryland State Arts Council; Doctors Dining Room. Part of the "Conversations" series sponsored by Cultural Affairs.


3 p.m. "Constitutive Equations and Length Scales in Solids," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with D.L. McDowell, Georgia Tech; 106 Latrobe.

4 p.m. The 1998 Duncan Lecture--"Some Statistical Issues in the Construction of Jury Arrays," by David Pollard, Yale University; 110 Maryland. Sponsored by Mathematical Sciences.

8 p.m. Caribbean Week Event--Spades and Dominoes Tournament, learn to play and watch these popular games; Terrace Court Caf‚. Registration fee, $2.


12:30 p.m. "Envisioning Development: How Faith Shapes Development Projects," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lecture by Jack Hogan, Graduate School of the USDA, and Dennis Hynes; 812 Rome. Reervations are not required.

Friday, April 3

East Baltimore

10:30 a.m. "Mucosal Immune Responses," a Vaccine Sciences Track seminar with Mark Dertzbaugh, USAMRIID; W2015 SHPH.

12:30 p.m. "'Off-Label (Unapproved) Use of Prescription Drugs: Risks and Benefits," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Paul Stoley, University of Maryland School of Medicine; 2008 SHPH.

1 p.m. "Making the Grade: Modeling Ca-induced Ca Release in Cardiac Cells," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with M. Saleet Jafri; 709 Traylor.


11 a.m. The 1998 Duncan Lecture--"What is Randomization?" by David Pollard, Yale University; 304 Whitehead. Sponsored by Mathematical Sciences.

7:30 p.m. Agape Campus Ministry, weekly meeting; 100 Shaffer. All are welcome.

7:30 p.m. Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, weekly group meeting; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

8:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing; Bloomberg Center Observatory. For information, call 410-516-6525.

10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Caribbean Week Event--Caribbean Vibes 98, social event and party; Great Hall, Levering. Tickets are $3 in advance, $4 at the door.


8 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Annual Spring Dance Concert; Friedberg Concert Hall. Tickets are $8, $4 for students, senior citizens and children. For information, call 410-659-8124.

Saturday, April 4

East Baltimor

11 a.m. "Bone Biopsy and Metabolic Bone Disease," a Clinical Pharmacology conjoint clinic with Kevin Rossiter; Turner Auditorium.


1 to 4 p.m. Caribbean Week Event--Soccerfest, play or watch soccer games; Garland Field.

7:30 p.m. An Evening with Ethel Ennis, a performance by the jazz singer; Shriver Hall. Tickets are $16, with discounts for senior citizens, full-time students and groups. Sponsored by Special Events.


3 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Annual Spring Dance Concert; Friedberg Concert Hall. Tickets are $8, $4 for students, senior citizens and children. For information, call 410-659-8124.

7:30 p.m. Peabody Camerata Concert--"Jazz Influence," music by Milhaud and Stravinsky; North Hall. Final concert in the "Summing up the Century" series.

Sunday, April 5


7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series, a performance by violinist Joshua Bell (with pianist Simon Mulligan); Shriver Hall. Tickets are $26, $13 for full-time students. 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Pre-Concert Lecture by Eileen Soskin; Clipper Room, Shriver Hall.

Monday, April 6

East Baltimore

12:15 p.m. "Lobbying and Advocacy for Injury Control," a Center for Injury Research and Policy seminar with Jon Vernick; 250 Hampton House.

4 p.m. "Dynamics of Nucleic Acid-Protein Interactions in Gene Regulation," a Biochemistry seminar with Tariq Mahmood Rana, UMDNJ; W2030 SHPH.


4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Studying Organization vs. Representation by Neuronal Assemblies" by George Gerstein, University of Pennsylvania; 341 Krieger.