The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 3, 2000
Apr. 4-10

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Tues., April 4, 4:15 p.m. "Tuning of Metals by Biopolymers: The Hammerhead Ribozyme and Peptide Model Systems for Protein Active Sites," a Chemistry colloquium with Victoria DeRose, Texas A&M University; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., April 5, 4 p.m. "Common Ground and Memory-Based Processing," a Psychology colloquium with Richard Gerrig, SUNY, Stony Brook; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., April 6, 4 p.m. "Do Neutrinos Have Mass--Who Cares?" a Physics and Astronomy seminar with Boris Kayser, National Science Foundation; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Thurs., April 6, 4 p.m. "Birth Order and Its Manifestations in History," a Center for History and Philosophy of Science colloquium with Frank Sulloway, University of California, Berkeley; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., April 7, 2 p.m. Millennial Challenges: Colloquium 2000--"U.S. Navy in the 21st Century," a colloquium with Rear Admirals Rodney Rempt and Michael Mullen, U.S. Navy; Kossiakoff Center. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Fri., April 7, and Sat., April 8, 8 p.m. JHU Modern Dance Company 19th Annual Spring Concert. $3 ($5 at the door). 410-516-3252. Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., April 5, 5 p.m. Preprofessional Program Senior Meeting for Class of 2000 applicants; Sherwood Room, Levering Union. HW

Thurs., April 6, 12:15 p.m. "Crossing the Borders," a monthly lunchtime discussion for international affiliates at JHU; Reed Hall Library. JHMI



Wed., April 5, 7 p.m. 2000 Spring Film Series "The Culture of Eating," an exploration of the significance of preparing, consuming and sharing food in various cultures, presents Barry Levinson's Diner. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI



Tues., April 4, 7 p.m. "From Why to Why Not: An Engineer, a Doctor, a Businessman, a President--The Story of Dr. Brody," a lecture by William R. Brody. Part of the "Voyage and Discovery" lecture series. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Wed., April 5, noon. "American Politics at the Millennium: Prospects and Problems," by Benjamin Ginsberg. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series, sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Benjamin Ginsberg, David Bernstein Professor of Political Science, will give a talk this week on American politics in the new millennium.

Thurs., April 6, 3:30 p.m. The Blumenthal Lecture--"The Magic of Technology" by Bert C. Roberts Jr., MCI WorldCom Inc.; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Thurs., April 6, 7:30 p.m. JHU Baha'i Symposium on World Peace 2000--"The Reconciliation of Science and Religion" by Taraz Samandari, NIH; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Sun., April 9, 3 p.m. Master of Liberal Arts Lecture--"The History of the Book in the West: 400-1550" by Will Noel, Walters Art Gallery. Preceded at 2:30 p.m. by an information session; followed at 4 p.m. by wine and cheese reception. Shaffer Hall. HW



Tues., April 4, 8 p.m. Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital--The Peabody Trio performs with actor Andre De Shields narrating Aaron Jay Kernis' Four Seasons of Futurist Cuisine. $16, $8, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sat., April 8, 6:30 p.m. Indian Classical Concert with Grammy-winning guitarist Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, accompanied by Sri Sukh-winder Singh on tabla. No children under 10, please. Bloomberg Center Auditorium. HW

Sun., April 9, 3 p.m. Chamber Music Concert with gambist Anne-Marie Morgan, lutenist William Simms and members of the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. $6, $4 for senior citizens; JHU students free with I.D. Tickets available at the door. Levering Union. HW

Sun., April 9, 5 p.m. JHU Gospel Choir Spring Concert. 410-467-5574. Refreshments served. Glass Pavilion, Levering Union. HW



Mon., April 3, noon. "How Does Cadherin Regulation Control Tissue Segregation," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Malcolm Steinberg, Princeton University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 3, 4 p.m. "Studying Poor Families with Ethnographic Methods," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Kathryn Edin, University of Pennsylvania; Sherwood Room, Levering Union. HW

Mon., April 3, 4 p.m. "Nerve Growth Factor Signal Transduction in Developing Neurons," a Mind/ Brain Institute seminar with David Ginty; 341 Krieger. HW

Tues., April 4, noon. "Modification of Neuronal and Cardiac Ex-citability by Ion Channel Gene Transfer," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Eduardo Marban; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., April 4, 3 p.m. "Riparian Zone Geomorphological, Hydrological and Geochemical Characteristics that Influence Denitrification," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Karen Prestegaard, University of Maryland, College Park; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., April 5, 8:15 a.m. "Issues in Pediatric Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Andrea Ruff; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Thurs., April 6, noon. "Heat, Hydrogen and Habaneros: How They All Hurt," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Michael Caterina; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 6, 12:15 p.m. "Minerals and the Origin of Life," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Robert Hazen; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Thurs., April 6, 1 p.m. "Signaling Proteins on the Move: In and Out of the Postsynaptic Density," a Neuroscience research seminar with Tobias Meyer, Stanford University Medical School; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 6, 3 p.m. "The Axisymmetric Vortex Breakdown Phenomenon," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Zvi Rusak, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., April 6, 4 p.m. "Structural Genomics of Protein Domains in Signal Transduction," a Biology seminar with Jim Hurley, NIH; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., April 6, 4 p.m. "Scientific Misconduct," a Responsible Conduct of Research seminar with Barbara Starklauf and Julie Gottlieb; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., April 6, 4 p.m. "Estimation of Failure Times Involving Weibull Distributions via Stochastic Algorithms," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Olga I. Cordero-Brana, American University/Arizona State University; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., April 7, 11 a.m. "Pharmacogenetic Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment seminar with Pamela Zeitlin; 7025 SPH. JHMI

Fri., April 7, 1 p.m. "Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Tissue Regeneration," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Daniel Marshak, Osiris Therapeutics; 707-709 Traylor. JHMI

Mon., April 10, noon. "The Influence of Race, Age, Education and Gender on Occupational Trajectories: A Longitudinal Investigation," a Sociology seminar with Richard Miech; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., April 10, 12:15 p.m. "Epidemiology and the Control of Weapons of Mass Destruction," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Tara O'Toole; W3030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 10, 12:15 p.m. "Disorders of Peroxisome Biogenesis and Function," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with David Valle; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 10, 4 p.m. "Consumer Information Needs for the Changing Health Care System: A Summary of Research," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Roger Feldman, University of Minnesota; Conference Room, 5th floor, Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., April 10, 4 p.m. "Kant and Strawson on Aesthetic Judgment," a Philosophy seminar with Eckhart Forster, University of Munich; 348 Gilman. HW

Mon., April 10, 4 p.m. "Analyses of Protein-Protein Interactions Involved in Cytomegalovirus Capsid Assembly," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense by Michael Baxter; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. JHMI

Mon., April 10, 4 p.m. "Studies on Sperm Binding Proteins" with William Lennarz, SUNY, Stony Brook; W2030 SPH. JHMI



Mon., April 3, 7 to 9 p.m. Movie Night; McCoy Multipurpose Room. HW

Tues., April 4, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Caribbean Cafe, catered by Marriott; Wolman Terrace. HW

Wed., April 5, 8 p.m. to midnight. Game Night; AMR1 Multipurpose Room. HW

Thurs., April 6, noon to 2 p.m. Panel discussion; Great Hall, Levering Union. HW

Sat., April 8, 5 to 8 p.m. Miss Caribbean 2000; 111 Mergenthaler. HW

Sat., April 8, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Caribbean Vibes 2000; under the dome, Levering Union. HW

"OUT IN FRONT"--the sixth annual JHU DSAGA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Days:

Mon., April 3, 8 p.m. Poet Mark Doty will read from and discuss his work; 26 Mudd. HW

Wed., April 5, a National Day of Silence to commemorate those silenced by discrimination.

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH EVENTS--Sponsored by the Program for Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality, the Humanities Center, History, and other Hopkins departments and organizations.

Tues., April 4, 4 p.m. "We Are All Working Women: Feminism and Baltimore's Historic Woman's Industrial Exchange," a lecture by Kathleen Sander, University of Maryland; 323 Gilman. HW



Wed., April 5, 4 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. American University. HW

Wed., April 5, 7 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Villanova. HW

Sat., April 8, 1 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Ohio State. HW


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Mon., April 3, noon. A discussion about the book Actual Innocence. 1 p.m. A look at Congressman Elijah Cummings' Youth Program in Israel.



Sat., April 8, noon. "Interactive Workshop: Conflict Resolution," a JHU Baha'i Symposium on World Peace 2000 workshop on practical methods for conflict resolution, with family counselor Keyvan Geula, Los Angeles Superior Court (retired); McCoy Multipurpose Room. HW