The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 10, 1999
May 10-17

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., May 12, 5 p.m. "Motoring Down the Highway of Life with Only Two Cylinders Firing," a Biology colloquium with M. Andrew Hoyt; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Fri., May 14, 2 p.m. "Signal Processing for Target Imaging," a colloquium with James Simmons, Brown University. Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Parsons Auditorium. APL



Tues., May 11, 8:30 a.m. Women's Network/JHMI Caucus discussion and networking opportunity; Gallery, SPH (yellow chair section). JHMI



Thurs., May 13, 4 to 7 p.m. Opening reception for the Medical and Biological Illustration graduate exhibition. Through May 26. 410-955-3213. Gallery, SPH. JHMI

Master's degree candidates from the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine will exhibit their work through May 26.



Wed., May 12, 1 p.m. "Oxidized LDL, Oxidized LDL Receptors and Atherosclerosis," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Daniel Sternberg, NHLBI; 1 Marburg. JHMI



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 11, 4 p.m. "Christian Thomasius and the Psychogram," History valedictory lecture by Mack Walker; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Wed., May 12, 5 p.m. "The Metabolic Architecture of Cancer," an Oncology lecture by Peter Pedersen. The "Biology of Cancer" lecture series. 119 Oncology. JHMI

Thurs., May 13, 7:45 a.m. The William M. Shelley Memorial Lecture--"Chondrosarcoma of Bone: The M.D. Anderson Experience" by Alberto Ayala, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., May 14, 1 p.m. "The Importance of Enantiomeres in the Management of Allergic Diseases," a Clinical Immunology lecture by Dean Hanley, Sepracor Inc. 2B.65 JHAAC. Bayview

Mon., May 17, 5 p.m. "The Mechanism of Cell Transformation by the fos Oncogene," an Oncology lecture by Tom Curran, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis. The "Biology of Cancer" lecture series. 119 Oncology. JHMI

Mon., May 17, 7 p.m. "News of the 90s," an Alpha Sigma Lambda lecture by Cory Flintoff, National Public Radio. Reception follows. 410-516-0775 or 410-516-7185 (to R.S.V.P.). 3 Shaffer. HW



Sun., May 16, 3 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Sinfonia Concert; Friedberg Concert Hall. 410-659-8124. Peabody



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

Thurs., May 13, 6 to 9 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. Mont-gomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville.



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

Mon., May 10, 12:15 p.m. "Phototropin: A Plant Photoreceptor Kinase- activating Phototropism," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Winslow Briggs, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Stanford, Calif.; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 10, 4 p.m. "Seeing Sight and Distance," a Mind/Brain Institute seminar with John Allman, California Institute of Technology; 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., May 11, noon. "Probing the Molecular Basis of the Mechanical Resilience of Skin Epithelia," a Biological Chemistry faculty seminar with Pierre Coulombe; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., May 11, 4:15 p.m. "Peptides Presented by MHC: What Are They? Where Do They Come From?" an Immunology Council seminar with Nilabh Shastri, University of California, Berkeley; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., May 12, 8:15 a.m. "Clinical Trials in Complementary Medicine: Trials and Tribulations," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Brian Berman, University of Maryland School of Medicine; 6015 SPH. JHMI

Wed., May 12, 12:15 p.m. "Motivational Education Entertainment," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Ivan Juzang, MEE; Suite 310, 111 Market Place (Candler Bldg.)

Wed., May 12, 12:15 p.m. "Overlapping Expression Domains of T-box Genes Create a Combinatorial Code Governing Mesoderm Fate in the Zebrafish," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Jonah Grunwald, University of Utah; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Wed., May 12, 4 p.m. "Bcl-2 Family Proteins in Apoptosis and Viral Pathogensis," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with J. Marie Hardwick; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Wed., May 12, 4:30 p.m. "How to Overcome a Hostile World: Improving MR Imaging by Removal of Susceptibility Effects," an Integrated Metabolism and Physiology seminar with Michael Smith, Penn State College of Medicine; 214 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., May 13, 10:30 a.m. "Inequality and the Psychosocial Determinants of Population Health and Welfare," a Health Policy and Management special seminar with Richard Wilksinson, University of Sussex, UK; Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

Thurs., May 13, noon. "Role of a4-containing Integrins in Cell Migration during Mouse Development," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Joy Yang; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 13, 12:15 p.m. "JHU/PCS Nigeria: An Update," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Bola Kusemiju; Suite 310, 111 Market Place (Candler Bldg.)

Thurs., May 13, 1 p.m. "Neuronal Regulation of Extracellular Signal-regulated Kinases," a Neuroscience research seminar with Philip Stork, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Fri., May 14, 12:30 p.m. "The Changing Epidemiology of Foodborne Disease: Public Health Implications," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Michael Osterholm, Infection Control Advisory Network Inc.; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Fri., May 14, 4 p.m. "Innate Immunity: Is There a Role for Natural Killer Cells in HIV and SIV Infection?" a Graduate Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine thesis defense by Terri Shieh; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Mon., May 17, noon. "Cortical Surface Reconstruction from Magnetic Resonance Imaging," a Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology Engineering Research Center seminar with Chenyan Xu; 301 Shaffer. HW

Mon., May 17, 12:15 p.m. "Linking Histone Modifications to Gene Activation and More," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with C. David Allis, University of Virginia; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 17, 4 p.m. "The Thalamus Actually Does Something Different," a Mind/Brain Institute seminar with S.M. Sherman, SUNY, Stony Brook; 341 Krieger. HW



Fri., May 14, and Sat., May 15, 8 p.m.; Sun., May 16, 2:15 p.m. (final performance) Kiss of the Spider Woman, a Theatre Hopkins production. Fri. and Sun., $10; Sat., $12. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW



Mon., May 10, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Charles Graves, director of the Baltimore City Planning Dept.

Tues., May 11, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. A look at Huntington's disease, followed at 1 p.m. by Giovanni De Chiaro, professor of guitar at the University of Southern Mississippi, discussing and playing his transcriptions of the complete works of Scott Joplin.

Fri., May 14, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Guest host Mindy Mintz talks with Dan Knise, president of the committee to bring the 2012 Olympics to the Baltimore-Washington area.



Wed., May 12, noon. "Homewood: An Aromatic Spring," a workshop designed for participants to touch and smell plants and potions, and a discussion with aromatherapist Lou Luchsinger. Free for Hopkins community and members, $6 per person for guests. 410-516-5589. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW