The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 3, 1999
May 3-10

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Wed., May 5, 4 p.m. "Form and Motion Processing in Somatosensory Cortex," a Psychology colloquium with Ken Johnson; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., May 7, 2 p.m. "Improving Vehicle Safety," a colloquium with John Melvin, Tandelta Inc. Program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Tues., May 4, noon. Women's Network/JHMI Caucus Journal Club discussion; 9019 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Tues., May 4, 5:30 p.m. Conversation with Marc Steiner, WJHU radio host, who will share his experiences. Sponsored by Friends of the Libraries. Open to the public. Reception follows. 410-516-8327 (R.S.V.P.) Evergreen

Fri., May 7, noon. Hopkins Women's Network spring luncheon and networking opportunity, with a talk on career development and leadership by Edith Whitfield Seashore. $10. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Thurs., May 6, 4 to 6 p.m. Homewood Art Workshops reception for an exhibition of drawings, paintings and cartoons. Refreshments. Eugene Leake Studio, Merryman. HW



Wed., May 5, 1 p.m. "Molecular Basis of Insulin Resistance," Endocrine Grand Rounds with David Cooke; 1 Marburg. JHMI



Mon., May 3, noon. "JHU International Philanthropy Fellows: Research Findings," a Center for Civil Society Studies brown bag seminar with Christine Carling, Mirela Despotovic, Oliva Domingo, Swapan Garain and Genevieve Timmons; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., May 3, 5 p.m. "DNA Repair Mechanisms Relevant to Cancer," an Oncology lecture by Keshav Singh. The "Biology of Cancer" lecture series. 119 Oncology. JHMI

Tues., May 4, 4 p.m. Cellular and Molecular Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series--"Mechanisms of Cell Immortalization and Tumorigenesis" by Robert Weinberg, MIT/Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. JHMI

Wed., May 5, 5 p.m. "Genetics of Human Cancer," an Oncology lecture by Carlo Croce, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. The "Biology of Cancer" lecture series. 119 Oncology. JHMI

Thurs., May 6, 3:30 p.m. "Learning to Speak with Mora: Development of Mora-based Rhythm in Japanese," a Cognitive Science lecture by Reiko Mazuka, Duke University; 234 Krieger. HW

Mon., May 10, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture IV--"Nocosomial Acquisition of HIV and Blood-borne Infections: Who's at Risk, the Patient or the Clinician?" by Gabe Kelen; Hurd Hall. JHMI



Tues., May 4, noon. Midday Performance by saxophonists Noah Getz and Avi Goldrosen with pianist John Goodell. 410-955-3363. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., May 5, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Chamber Winds Concert, including Hindemith's Organ Concerto, op. 46, no. 2, with soloist Donald Sutherland. Admission is free, but tickets are required. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Fri., May 7, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra, with mezzo-soprano Deidra Palmour and tenor Robert Baker performing scenes from Bizet's Carmen, and works by Ravel and Falla. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., May 9, 3 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Honors Recital, featuring outstanding student performers; Griswold Hall. Peabody



Fri., May 7, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Open House for the Arts and Sciences Part-Time Graduate Programs. 202-452-1123. 1st floor, Washington Center, 1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Sat., May 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open House for the following SCS programs: Graduate Certificate in Investments, Master of Science in Organization Development and Human Resources, all information technology programs, Master of Science in Marketing, Master of Science in Real Estate, and MBA and other business graduate programs. 1-800-GO-TO-JHU. Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive.

Mon., May 10, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Open House for the Arts and Sciences Part-Time Graduate Programs. 410-516-6057. Foyer, Olin Hall. HW



Mon., May 3, noon. "Mechanisms of Neurotoxicity: The Foundation of Neurotoxicology," a special seminar with William Slikker Jr., National Center for Toxicological Research, FDA. 1 to 3 p.m. Reception and discussion. 7025 SPH. JHMI

Mon., May 3, noon. "High End Databases and Biomedicine," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar with Joel Saltz; 301 Shaffer. HW

Mon., May 3, 4 p.m. "Paying Attention to Touch: Results from Psychophysics, Single Neurons and Brain Imaging Studies," a Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Harold Burton, Washington University School of Medicine; 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., May 4, noon. "Guidance of Cell and Growth Cone Migrations along the Elegans A/P Axis," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Gian Garriga, University of California, Berkeley; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., May 4, 3 p.m. "Representing Uncertainty in Climate Change Scenarios and Impact Studies," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Rick Katz, National Center for Atmospheric Research; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., May 4, 4:15 p.m. "CD4T Cells: Induction and Function," an Immunology Council seminar with Kim Bottomly, Yale University School of Medicine; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., May 5, 1 p.m. "Molecular Mechanisms in Exocytosis and Membrane Trafficking," a Neuroscience research seminar with Richard Scheller, Stanford University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Wed., May 5, 1:30 p.m. "Crystallographic Analysis of Regulatory Mechanisms of ATCase and TRAF2," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Tom Alber, University of California, Berkeley; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., May 5, 4 p.m. "Notch Signaling in Mammalian Cells," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Gerry Weinmaster, UCLA School of Medicine; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 6, noon. "Salivary Gland Development in Drosophila melan-ogaster," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Deborah Andrew; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 6, 3 p.m. "Grain Subdivision and Microstructure Evolution during Deformation," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Darcy Hughes, Sandia National Lab; 110 Maryland. HW

Mon., May 10, noon. "Software: Research Friendly/Product Friendly," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar with Raghu Raghaven; 301 Shaffer. HW



Fri., May 7, 4 p.m. The Second Annual Public Health Symposium--"Bridging Theory and Practice in Public Health," plenary session and panel discussion with practitioners from local, state, federal and international health agencies. SPH, 615 N. Wolfe St. (Signage will indicate locations, where to register.)

Sat., May 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Second Annual Public Health Symposium--juried presentations by Hopkins MPH degree candidates. 410-955-1291. SPH, 615 N. Wolfe St. (Signage will indicate locations, where to register.)



Fri., May 7, and Sat., May 8, 8 p.m.; Sun., May 9, 2:15 p.m. Kiss of the Spider Woman, a Theatre Hopkins production. Friday and Sunday, $10; Saturday, $12. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW



Mon., May 3, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Rich Cohen, author of Tough Jews: Fathers, Sons and Gangster Dreams.

Tues., May 4, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Computer/Internet Hour, with David Troy of Toad Net, Erik Monti of Charm Net and Sean Gallagher of Information Week Labs.

Wed., May 5, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Rabbis Donald Berlin, senior rabbi at Temple Oheb Shalom, and Eric Yoffie, president of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.

Fri., May 7, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Carolyn Males and Carol Rolnick, authors of Wish You Were Here: A Guide to Baltimore City for Natives and Newcomers.



Wed., May 5, noon. "Homewood: An Aromatic Spring," a workshop to explore the medicinal uses of aromatherapy, past and present, with Theresa Mueller of Touch the Earth in Canton. Free for Hopkins community and members, $6 per person for guests. 410-516-5589. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW