The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 1 1, 1999
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Tues., March 2, 4:15 p.m. "Using Lessons from Electron Transfer Theory in the Development of Light Harvesting Arrays and Luminescent Sensors," a Chemistry colloquium Russ Schmehl, Tulane University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 3, 4 p.m. "Conceptual Short-Term Memory and Attention," a Psychology colloquium with Mary Potter, MIT; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., March 3, 5 p.m. "The Sodium Pump, From Molecules to Behavior," a Biology colloquium with Douglas Fambrough; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Fri., March 5, 2 p.m. "National Science Policy," a colloquium with Arthur Bienenstock, OSTP (the White House). Program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Wed., March 3, noon. "Music and Dances from Spain," Danza del Rio performing regional, classical and flamenco dance. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW



Tues., March 2, noon. Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus Journal Club discussion; 9019 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., March 4, 5:15 p.m. "State of the Art at the BMA," a conversation with Doreen Bolger, director of the Baltimore Museum of Art. Part of the "Conversation" series sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Doctors' Dining Room. JHMI

Fri., March 5, 8:30 a.m. Women's Forum/JHMI Caucus discussion and opportunity to network with women on campus; Gallery (yellow chair section), SPH. JHMI



Mondays, 3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, with rotating roster of speakers; 6150 JHOC. JHMI

Wed., March 3, 4 p.m. "Reassessment of the Cardiovascular Effects of Estrogen in the Post-HERS Era," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Roger Blumenthal; 1 Marburg. JHMI

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease"; 1024 Blalock. JHMI



Mon., March 1, 5:15 p.m. "Natural Pharmaceuticals," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine lecture by Douglas Campbell, The Medicine Shoppe. Part of the "Building Bridges" lecture series, co-sponsored by the School of Medicine and the Traditional Acupuncture Institute; 1024 Blalock. JHMI

Tues., March 2, 9 a.m. "Alternative Medicine: Fact or Fantasy," an Alzheimer's Disease Research Center lecture by Pamela Talalay; Asthma and Allergy Center Auditorium. Bayview

Tues., March 2, 4 p.m. "Aristotle on Death, Misery and Misfortune," a Philosophy lecture by Dominic Scott, University of Cambridge; 348 Gilman. HW

Wed., March 3, 9:30 a.m. "China Today," a Pew Fellowships in Journalism lecture by Harry Harding, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University; 812 Rome Bldg. SAIS

Wed., March 3, 12:30 p.m. "The Role of Property Rights in Developing Countries: A Case from Peru," a Latin American Studies Program lecture by Welby Leaman, PromPeru; 507 Nitze Bldg. SAIS

Thurs., March 4, 12:30 p.m. "Community-based Property Rights: Building Blocks of Substantive Democracy and Sustainable Development," a Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Owen Lynch, Center for International Environmental Law; 812 Rome Bldg. SAIS

Thurs., March 4, 5:30 p.m. "Islam and Europe," a European Studies/Middle East Studies lecture by Gilles Kepel, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris; Rome Auditorium. SAIS

Fri., March 5, 4 p.m. The Vernon B. Mountcastle Lecture--"A Search for Coherence: The Putative Role of Synchrony in Cortical Processing" by Wolf Singer, Max-Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany; lecture hall, ground floor, WBSB. JHMI

Sat., March 6, 8:30 a.m. The William F. Rienhoff Jr. Lecture--"Evolution in the Management of Breast Cancer" by LaSalle Leffall Jr., Howard University College of Medicine; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Tues., March 2, 2 to 4 p.m. Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Francis "Spike" Carlson; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., March 2, noon. Midday Performance by violist Viacheslav Dinerchtein, playing works by Hindemith, Schubert and Bartok. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., March 3, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Wind Ensemble concert with alto saxophone soloist Jason McFeaters, performing the world premiere of Ty Emerson's Concerto for Saxophone, and music by Grainger, Holst, Rimsky-Korsakov and Schoenberg; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., March 5, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Singers perform with organist Celia Amstutz, playing works by Brahms, Franck, Badings and Sirota. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sat., March 6, 1 p.m. Seventh Annual Concert for Children by the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. Admission is free, but tickets are needed (available at the door the day of the concert). For more information, call 410-516-6542. Shriver Hall. HW

Sat., March 6, 8 p.m. Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, music by Mozart, Strauss (with soprano Hyun-Min Lee) and Debussy. $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., March 7, 3 p.m. Concert by organist David Craighead, performing works by Charles Ives, Leo Sowerby, Dudley Buck, William Bolcom, and Vivaldi, Bach and others. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., March 7, 3 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra Concert, music by Grieg, Respighi and Stravinsky. $7, $6 for senior citizens and students. 2 p.m. Pre-concert lecture by Charles Dempsey. Shriver Hall. HW



Sat., March 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open House for the School of Nursing for students interested in undergraduate, master's, doctoral and certificate programs. 410-955-7548. Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. JHMI

Sat., March 6, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Open House for the Graduate Division of Education degree and certificate programs. 1-800-GO-TO-JHU. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Wed., March 3, 5:30 p.m. Reading by Kwelismith from her book Secret Meeting, Kwanzaa Songs and City Sounds, accompanied by piano, bass and drums. Arellano Theater, Levering. Sponsored by BFSA. HW

Actress, poet, author, dancer, activist and educator Kwelismith will read from her newest book on Wednesday at Homewood. See Readings.



Mon., March 1, noon. "Steady Hand Manipulation for Retinal Microsurgery," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar with Pat Jensen; 301 Shaffer. HW

Mon., March 1, 12:15 p.m. "Chromatin Insulators and Nuclear Organization," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Victor Corces; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 1, 4 p.m. "Secular Changes in Seawater Chemistry: Testing the Hardie Hypothesis," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Tim Lowenstein, SUNY, Binghamton; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., March 1, 4 p.m. "A Framework for Analog Computation by Neural Populations," a Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Charles Anderson, Washington University School of Medicine; 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., March 2, noon. "Intermediate Filament Proteins of the Digestive System in Health and Disease," a Biological Chemistry seminar with M. Bishr Omary, Stanford University; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., March 2, 3 p.m. "Saving the Bay--Why Failure Is Not an Option," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Will Baker, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., March 2, 4 p.m. "Developmental Specificity of Signaling Transduction in Yeast," a Biology special seminar with Hiten Madhani, MIT/Whitehead Institute; 100 Mudd. HW

Tues., March 2, 4 p.m. "The Government We Deserve: Responsive Democracy and Changing Expectations," an Institute for Policy Studies/Social Policy seminar with C. Eugene Steurle, Urban Institute, Washington; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Tues., March 2, 4:15 p.m. "Regulation of T Helper Cell Phenotype Commitment," an Immunology Council seminar with Kenneth Murphy, Washington University School of Medicine; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., March 3, 8:15 a.m. "Exciting Challenges in Medical Device Clinical Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Gregory Campbell, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; 6015 SPH. JHMI

Wed., March 3, noon. "The Molecular Genetics of Cell Movement Sensing and Responding to Chemoattractant Gradients," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Rick Firtel, USCD; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Wed., March 3, 1:30 p.m. "Manipulation of Supported Lipid Bilayers: An Interface between Non-biological Surfaces and Cells," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Steven Boxer, Stanford University; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., March 3, 4 p.m. "Integrins Polymorphisms as Risk Factors for Thrombosis," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Paul Bray; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 4, noon. "Comparative Osteohistology of Embryonic and Neonatal Archosaurs: Phylogenetic and Behavioral Implications for Dinosaurs," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Jack Horner, Museum of the Rockies, Montana State University; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 4, 1 p.m. "The Origins of New Neurons in the Adult Mammalian Brain," a Neuroscience research seminar with Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, Rockefeller University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 4, 3 p.m. "Ceramic Tape-based Meso-Systems Technology," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Haim Bau, University of Pennsylvania; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., March 4, 4 p.m. "Probabilistic Models in Power Analysis and Optimization of Digital Circuits," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Radu Marculescu, University of Minnesota; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., March 4, 4 p.m. "A New Way to Find Spanning Trees," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Edward Scheinerman; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., March 5, noon. "Cytological Studies of Onchocerciacis Vectors (Simulium Damnosun Complex) in Different Geographic Zones," a Vector Biology Forum seminar with Stella Somiari. Sponsored by Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. W4013 SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 8, noon. "A Fast Learning Curve--How Latin Business, Philanthropies and NGOs are Moving Quickly to Forge New Models of Cooperation to Build Social Capital," an Institute for Policy Studies/Center for Civil Society Studies nonprofit sector brown bag seminar with William Reese, International Youth Foundation; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., March 8, noon. "Studying the Effect of Welfare Reform on Families and Children," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Robert Moffitt and Andrew Cherlin; Conference Room, 6th floor, Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., March 8, noon. "Using Group Theory in Image Registration, Pattern Analysis and Radiation Therapy Planning," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar with Gregory Chirikjian; 301 Shaffer. HW



Fri., March 5, and Sat., March 6, 8 p.m. and Sun., March 7, 2:15 p.m. Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth, a Theatre Hopkins production. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW



Mon., March 1, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Tips on how to be a safe and smart consumer, with consumer law expert Tony Waters, professor, the University of Maryland School of Law.



Mon., March 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-Retirement Planning Workshop for individuals with 10 to 25 years until retirement. For information about location or to register, call WORKlife Programs, 410-516-6607.