The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 29, 1999
Nov. 29-Dec. 6

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Thurs., Dec. 2, 3 p.m. "Getting the Lead Out? The International Labor Organization and Its Efforts to Prohibit Lead in Paint, 1919-40," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with John Heitmann, University of Dayton; 329 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Dec. 2, 4:15 p.m. "The Radical Chemistry of Peroxynitrite and Its CO2 Adduct," a Chemistry colloquium with James Hurst, Washington State University; 233 Remsen. HW

Fri., Dec. 3, 2 p.m. "Mars Global Surveyor," an APL colloquium with Mario Acuna, NASA. Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus. Parsons Auditorium. APL

The Mars Global Surveyor is the subject of a colloquium scheduled for Friday, Dec. 3. The image is from the Mars Global Surveyor's MOC (Mars Orbital Camera).



Tues., Nov. 30, 5:30 p.m. "Bioterrorism: Are We in Danger? Are We Immune? Are We Prepared?" a talk by Donald Henderson. A reception will follow the talk. For reservations, call 410-516-8327. Sponsored by the Friends of the Johns Hopkins Libraries. Evergreen Carriage House.

Wed., Dec. 1, 4 p.m. "A Sustainable Future: Common Ground for Geology and Theology," a Center for a Livable Future/Environmental Health Sciences talk by George Fisher; 1030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Dec. 1, 6:30 to 9 p.m. JHU-MBA Association Inaugural Speaker Series--"Changes in World Markets" with Alfred Berkeley, president of Nasdaq; The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information, visit

Mon., Dec. 6, 7 p.m. "To Serve Our Communities," a Prehealth talk by Eric Fine, Baltimore County Health Department; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Wed., Dec. 1, 4 p.m. "Cell-Restricted TSH Gene Expression," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Chester Ridgway, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; 1 Marburg. JHMI



Mon., Nov. 29, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture I--"Genomic Imprinting: Some Insights into the Epigenetics of Development and Disease" by Andrew Feinberg; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., Dec. 1, 3 p.m. "Communities That Rumor Creates: Bengal, 1946-92," an Anthropology lecture by Anjan Ghosh, Center for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India; 400 Macaulay. HW

Wed., Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m. "Beyond Managed Care: Is There a Better Way? Or, What You Can Learn about Health Care from the Model-T Ford," a lecture by William R. Brody. Sponsored by Baltimore chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility/Maryland Committee to Defend Health Care. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m. The 1999 Samuel Iwry Lecture--"New Visions of Ancient Texts" by Bruce Zuckerman, University of Southern California; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Thurs., Dec. 2, 9 a.m. "Estrogen and Stroke," an ADRC lecture by Barbara Crain; Auditorium, Asthma and Allergy Center. Bayview

Thurs., Dec. 2, 3 p.m. "Clinical Effects of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy," a lecture by Christine Kasper; Pinkard Bldg. JHMI

Fri., Dec. 3, 4 p.m. Institute for Global Studies Fall Distinguished Lecture--"Questions of Globalization" by Aihwa Ong. Reception follows. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW



Tues., Nov. 30, 8 p.m. Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital by Peter Landgren, French horn, joined by soprano Hyunah Yu, pianist Mansoon Han and the Atlantic String Quartet. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., Dec. 3, 8 p.m. Peabody Renaissance Ensemble performs French medieval and Renaissance music and holiday songs; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sat., Dec. 4, 8 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra performs the world premiere of Mark Lanz Weiser's "Landscapes"; with Dvorak's Symphony No. 7, op. 70, in D minor. 410-516-6542. 7 p.m. A preconcert lecture to be given by Mark Lanz Weiser. Shriver Hall. HW

Sun., Dec. 5, 3 p.m. Peabody Concert Singers, Peabody Chorus and the Peabody Concert Orchestra perform Berlioz's L'Enfance du Christ. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Fri., Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing. Call 410-516-6525 on Friday after 6:30 p.m. to check conditions for viewing. Bloomberg Center Observatory. HW



Wed., Dec. 1, 2 p.m. A presentation of works and discussion by Brazilian author Nelida Pin. Sponsored by Romance Languages and Literatures. 103 Shaffer. HW



Mon., Nov. 29, 3:30 p.m. "Education and Innovation: Telemedicine Initiatives at the Wilmer Eye Institute," an Institute for Advanced Science and Technology in Medicine seminar with Ingrid Zimmer-Galler; Parsons Auditorium. APL

Mon., Nov. 29, 4 p.m. "Psychophysical Studies of Tactile Perception during Movement," a Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Elaine Chapman, University of Montreal; 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., Nov. 30, noon. "Paradox of the Tuberculosis Drug Pyrazinamide," a TB Group/Center for Tuberculosis Research seminar with Ying Zhang; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 30, noon. "The Role of Calcium in the Apoptotic Cascade Induced by a Variety of Mechanistically Diverse Agents," a Biological Chemistry seminar with John Isaacs; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Nov. 30, 3 p.m. "Using Atomic Scale Measurements to Understand Factors Affecting Bacterial Transport in Porous Media," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Bruce Logan, Pennsylvania State University; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. "Moral Exercises in Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations," a Philosophy seminar with Steven Affeldt; 348 Gilman. HW

Tues., Nov. 30, 4:30 p.m. "Neural Dynamics of Speech Perception and Word Recognition," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Stephen Grossberg, Boston University; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Dec. 1, 8:15 a.m. "Ethical Challenges in the Prevention of Retrolental Fibroplasia: The 'RLF Trial' Revisited," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Arnall Patz; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Dec. 1, 12:15 p.m. "Regulation of P53 and Its Relatives," an Embryology seminar with Carol Prives, Columbia University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Wed., Dec. 1, 1:30 p.m. "A Year Experience with Structural Genomics," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Osnat Herzberg, Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., Dec. 1, 4 p.m. "Developing New Tools for Studying and Controlling Cellular Calcium Signaling: A Chemical Approach," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Wen-hong Li, California Institute of Technology; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Dec. 2, noon. "Drosophila Spermatogenesis: A Model Stem Cell System," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Stephen DiNardo, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Dec. 2, 1 p.m. "Biochemical Mechanisms of Learning and Memory," a Neuroscience research seminar with David Sweatt, Baylor College of Medicine; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Dec. 2, 3 p.m. "Heat Transfer Characteristics of Pulsating Jet Flows," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with David Zumbrunnen, Clemson University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Dec. 2, 3:30 p.m. "Catalysis by G-Proteins from Concept to Novel Target for Anticancer Drugs," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Zvi Selinger, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., Dec. 2, 4 p.m. "Correlation and Regression for Curve Data," a Mathematical Sciences/Biostatistics seminar with Hans-Georg Mueller, University of California at Davis; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Dec. 2, 4 p.m. "Optical Information Processing and Interconnection," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Eung-Gi Paek, National Institute of Standards and Technology; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Dec. 2, 4 p.m. "Integrins and the Regulation of Uterine Receptivity," a Reproductive Biology seminar with Bruce Lessey, University of North Carolina; 240 Houck. JHMI

Fri., Dec. 3, 1 p.m. "Optical Scatter Imaging of Excitotoxic and Hypoxic Injury in Hippocampal Slices," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Lee Johnson; 707 Traylor. JHMI

Mon., Dec. 6, 12:15 p.m. "Meiotic Chromosome Synapsis and the Regulation of Meiotic Cell Cycle Progression," an Embryology seminar with Shirleen Roeder, Yale University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Dec. 6, 4 p.m. "The Development of an Androgen-Regulated Prostate Cancer Model in Transgenic Mice," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Robert Matusik, Vanderbilt University; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Dec. 6, 4 p.m. "Morphogenesis of the Rhesus Laterial Geniculate Nucleus: Why Form Isn't Always Driven by Function," a Krieger Mind/Brain Institute Bodian seminar with Joseph Malpeli, University of Illinois; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Dec. 6, 4 p.m. "Medicare, Medicaid and the Market for Long-term Care," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Marilyn Moon, The Urban Institute; Conference Room, 5th floor, Wyman Park Bldg. HW



Tues., Nov. 30, 4 p.m. Annual "Community of Lights" Celebration with President and Mrs. William R. Brody, music by Hopkins vocal and instrumental ensembles and light refreshments. Celebration will be held regardless of weather. MSE Library. HW



Fri., Dec. 3, noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m. Wreath-making workshops, using traditional methods; materials and instructions are included in workshop fee. Bring a bag lunch; refreshments will be provided. $14 for members of Homewood House Museum or Evergreen House and for JHU staff; $15 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is required. For reservations, call 410-516-5589. Glass Pavilion, Levering Union. HW