The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 4, 1999
Oct. 4-11

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Tues., Oct. 5, 4:15 p.m. "Ellagitannin Chemistry: Synthesis Studies and Biological Assays," a Chemistry colloquium with Ken Feldman, Pennsylvania State University; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Oct. 7, 3 p.m. "Of Mice, Men and Women: Modeling Practices in American Biomedical Research," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Jean-Paul Gaudilliere, CERMES; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Fri., Oct. 8, 2 p.m. "Future of the Physical Sciences: A View from Washington," an APL colloquium with Robert Eisenstein, National Science Foundation. Colloquium is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall. HW



Tues., Oct. 5, 3 p.m. Strategic Studies Film Series--screening of Henry V; Rome Auditorium. Discussion will follow on Thurs., Oct. 7, 4 to 6 p.m. 202-663-5774. 812 Rome Bldg. SAIS

Wed., Oct. 6, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--Showing of the 1999 Clio Award-winning TV commercials; Shriver Hall. HW



Mon., Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m. "Inverse Genetics: What Evolution Teaches Us about Gene Function," a BCMB graduate program lecture by Sydney Brenner, Molecular Sciences Institute, La Jolla, Calif.; East Lecture Hall, WBSB. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 4, 5 p.m. "Religion, Public Policy and Bioethics," a Bioethics Institute lecture by James Childress, University of Virginia; W1020 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 6, 4 p.m. "Elements of a Successful Grant Application," a Scientific Communication lecture by Wendy Sanders. Welch Lecture Series. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 7, 4 p.m. Ninth Annual Larry L. Ewing Memorial Lecture--"Organization of DNA and the Cell as a Chemomechanical Computer" by Donald Coffey; 1030 SPH. JHMI



Fri., Oct. 8, 8 p.m. Peabody Concert Orchestra concert, with Robert Van Sice, marimba. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sat., Oct. 9, 8 p.m. The Juilliard String Quartet performs. Tickets are $22, $11 for senior citizens, $8 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

A LOOK AHEAD: Los Mariachis de Los Compadres will perform as part of the Wednesday Noon Series, Oct. 13, in Shriver Hall. For information, call the Office of Special Events, 410-516-7157.



Fri., Oct. 8, 3 to 5 p.m General information session for graduate programs in international relations with admissions representatives and current students; Lobby, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. 202-663-5626. SAIS



Mon., Oct. 4, noon. "How Have Baltimore Neighborhoods Changed in the 1990s?" an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Sandra Newman and Alex Chen, University of Maryland, College Park. Seating is limited; RSVP requested. 410-516-5183. 5th floor conference room, Wyman Bldg. HW

Mon., Oct. 4, 12:15 p.m. "The Neuroprotective Role of the Inflammatory Cytokines IL-1, IL-6 and TNF Alpha," a Carnegie Institution of Washington seminar with Lorise Gahring, University of Utah School of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. "High Latitude Conifers: Ecology/Paleoecology, Evolution and Biogeography," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Ben LePage, University of Pennsylvania; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. "Initial Impacts of Welfare Reform on the Economic Well-Being of Single-Mother Families," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Wendell Primus Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; 5th floor conference room, Wyman Bldg. HW

Mon., Oct. 4, 7 to 8:30 p.m. "Health Volunteers Overseas" and "The Anti-Landmine Program," a Preprofessional Programs/Prehealth seminar with James Cobey; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Tues., Oct. 5, noon. "Regulation of NHE3 by Protein Kinases and Cytoskeleton," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Mark Donowitz; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 5, 12:15 p.m. "Probing an Autoantibody/Glutamate Receptor Interaction," a Carnegie Institution of Washington seminar with Scott Rogers, University of Utah School of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Tues., Oct. 5, 3 p.m. "Aquatic Chemistry and Water Quality Engineering: Working for Scale, Looking at Species," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with James Morgan, California Institute of Technology; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m. "Bayesian Networks: Algorithms and Structures for ASR," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Geoffrey Zweig, IBM; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Oct. 6, 8:15 a.m. "Clinical Trials, Past, Present and Future," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Curtis Meinert; 6015 SPH. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 6, 2 p.m. "Messenger RNA Editing and Left-handed Z-DNA," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Alexander Rich, MIT; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 6, 4 p.m. "Chemistry, Pharmacology and Clinical Development of the Natural Product Huperzine A--A Drug for Alzheimer's Disease," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Alan Kozikowski, Georgetown University Medical Center; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 7, 12:30 p.m. "What Next for Iran?" a Social Change and Development seminar with John Limbert, U.S. State Department; 535 Rome Bldg. SAIS

Thurs., Oct. 7, 1 p.m. "PACAP Regulation of Cell Cycle Progression during Cerebral Cortex Development," a Neuroscience research seminar with Manny DiCicco-Bloom, UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 7, 2 p.m. "Yeast Epsins and Endocytosis in Yeast," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Beverly Wendland; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Oct. 7, 4 p.m. "Partly Random Graphs and Small-World Networks," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Gilbert Strang, MIT; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Oct. 7, 6 p.m. "Europe and the Middle East from an American Perspective," a European Studies seminar with Roscoe Suddarth, Middle East Institute. 202-663-5796. Rome Auditorium. SAIS

Fri., Oct. 8, 3 to 5 p.m. "The Limits and Possibilities of Basic Science Research in Understanding Complementary Medicine," a "Building Bridges" seminar with Hans-Peter Duer, Max Planck Institute, Munich; and Rustum Roy, Pennsylvania State University. Co-sponsored by the Traditional Acupuncture Institute. 2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 11, 12:15 p.m. "Evolution and Development: A View through the Cavefish Eye," a Carnegie Institution of Washington seminar with William Jeffery, University of Maryland, College Park; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 11, 4 p.m. "Hydrologic Controls on Sediment-Hosted Ore Formation in Rift Basins of Australia," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Grant Garven; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW



Wednesday, Oct. 6, 4:30 p.m. Clark Hall groundbreaking ceremony. HW

Wednesday, Oct. 6. SAIS will hold two special events related to the Asia region. Featured speakers include a State Department official and the Chinese ambassador.
   2 p.m. Karl Inderfurth, assistant secretary of state for South Asian Affairs, will speak on "United States Policy Toward South Asia." His lecture is the inaugural event of the South Asia Institute at SAIS. Serving as assistant secretary since June 1997, Inderfurth has responsibility for the countries of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Maldives. Prior to his career in government, he spent several years as a reporter for ABC News, covering national security and later becoming the network's Moscow correspondent.
   5 p.m. A commemorative colloquium will honor the late SAIS professor A. Doak Barnett, a world-renowned expert in China studies.
   The discussion, "Forces Shaping the Future of United States-China Relations," will feature Li Zhaoxing, ambassador of the People's Republic of China, and Kenneth Lieberthal, special assistant to President Clinton and the administration's senior director for Asian affairs. Paul Wolfowitz, dean of SAIS, and David Lampton, professor and director of the SAIS China studies program, will moderate the discussion.
   Both events are open to the public and will be held in the Nitze Building's Kenney Auditorium. SAIS



Fri., Oct. 8, 1 p.m. Football, vs. Ursinus. HW

Sat., Oct. 9, 1 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Salisbury State. HW


88.1 FM

Tues., Oct. 5, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Computer/Internet Hour, with Eric Monti of Charm Net and David Troy of Toad Net.

Wed., Oct. 6, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Financial planning, with certified financial planners Carol Katz and Jeff Berman from the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Thurs., Oct. 7, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. The Mechanic Theatre's Michael Brandt, and skier Picabo Street, in Baltimore for the Maryland Science Center IMAX premiere of Olympic Glory.



Wed., Oct. 6, 4 p.m. "The Personal Statement," a Preprofessional Programs/Prelaw workshop with Bob Condlin, University of Maryland Law School; 107 Latrobe. HW