The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 8, 2000
May 8-15

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Fri., May 12, 2 p.m. "Water on Mars: Recent Results on Oceans and Polar Deposits," a colloquium with James Head, Brown University; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Fri., May 12, noon to 1:30 p.m. Wo-men's Network Annual Spring Luncheon--"Make Your Contacts Count: Networking Know-How for Growing Success," a talk by businesswoman and author Lynne Waymon. 443-778-8089. Kossiakoff Dining Room. APL



Tues., May 9, 11:30 a.m. "Challenges of National Unification and Globalization for Korea," a lecture by Lee Hong-koo, ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S. 202-663-5644. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg. SAIS

Tues., May 9, 4 p.m. Annual Ferdinand G. Brickwedde Lecture in Physics--"Through a Glass Darkly: A Physicist Looks Into the Future" by Nobel laureate Walter Kohn. Sponsored by Physics and Astronomy. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Wed., May 10, 5:30 p.m. First Annual Jerome Frank Lecture--"Positive Psychology" by Martin E.P. Seligman, University of Pennsylvania. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Mountcastle Auditoriium, PCTB. JHMI

Fri., May 12, 4 p.m. "Microarray Analysis of Microbial Genomes," by John Quackenbush, TIGR. Part of "Chips, SNPs and Functional Genomics," a series sponsored by Molecular Biology and Genetics. WBSB Auditorium. JHMI

Mon., May 15, 4 p.m. The Amgen Lecture--"Cancer: An Unfortunate Genetic Collaboration" by Philip Leder, Harvard Medical School. Sponsored by Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. W1214 SPH. JHMI

Mon., May 15, 4 p.m. "Chemical Activity of Cholesterol in Membranes," an Intercampus Program in Molecular Biophysics lecture by Harden McConnell, Stanford University; 111 Mergenthaler. HW



Tues., May 9, 7 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Children's Chorus performs. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sat., May 13, 3 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Sinfonia performs Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 and, with 11-year-old soloist Alicia Hui, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Alicia Hui, an 11-year-old violinist who has performed in Canada, Germany, Israel and with the BSO, plays at Peabody on Sat., May 13.



Mon., May 8, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Open House for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences part-time graduate programs. 800-847-3330. Foyer, Olin Hall. HW

Fri., May 12, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Open House for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences part-time graduate programs. 800-847-3330. Suite 100, Washington D.C. Center, 1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.



Mon., May 8, 12:15 p.m. "Photoreceptor Gene Regulation: From Cis-Elements to Retinal Degeneration," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Donald Zack; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 8, 4 p.m. "Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Base-Excision DNA Repair," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Gregory Verdine, Harvard University; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., May 9, noon. "Methylglyoxal Synthase: Reflections on Perfection," a Biological Chemistry seminar with David Harrison, Medical College of Wisconsin; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Wed., May 10, 4 p.m. "CEP-701--A Novel Agent for the Potential Treatment of Prostate Cancer," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Craig Dionne, Cephalon Inc.; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 11, noon. "The Nuclear Envelope: Attachments to Chromatin and New Perspectives on Human Disease," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Katherine Wilson; 110 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 11, 12:15 p.m. "Does UNFPA Have a Future?" a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Jay Parsons, UNFPA representative for South Africa; Suite 310 (Haryono Room), 111 Market Place.

Thurs., May 11, 1 p.m. "Molecular Mechanisms Mediating Sensory Nerve-Muscle Interactions," a Neuroscience research seminar with Warren Tourtellotte, Northwestern University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., May 11, 3:30 p.m. "LIN-12/Notch Signaling in C. elegans," a Molecular Biology/HHMI seminar with Iva Greenwald, College of Physicians and Surgeons; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., May 11, 4 p.m. "Data Management and Retention," a Responsible Conduct of Research seminar with Steven Piantadosi; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., May 11, 4 p.m. "Understanding Protein Folding and the Evolution of New Structures," a Biology seminar with Bob Sauer; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., May 11, 4 p.m. "SOC: A Systems Perspective," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Gene Frantz, Texas Instruments; 117 Barton. HW

Fri., May 12, 11 a.m. "Asthma and the Nose," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment seminar with Alkis Togias; 7025 SPH. JHMI

Fri., May 12, 1 p.m. "Auditory Processing: Lessons Learned from the Cochlear Implant," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Fan-Gang Zeng, University of Maryland; 707-709 Traylor. JHMI

Mon., May 15, 12:15 p.m. "Synaptic Plasticity, Place Cells and Spatial Learning," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Ted Abel, University of Pennsylvania; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 15, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience --"What Is the Function of Hippocampal Theta Rhythm?" with Michael Hasselmo, Boston University. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 341 Krieger. HW



Thurs., May 11, 4 to 7 p.m. Opening reception for the Medical and Biological Illustration graduate exhibition; Lobby, Houck Bldg. (adjacent to the Johns Hopkins Hospital front entrance). The exhibition runs from May 11 to May 26. JHMI

Sat., May 13, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. "The Iranian Health Forum: Serving Iran's Health Sector in the Coming Decades," a conference to introduce the forum as a venue for education and cooperation on health research and practice in Iran; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Sun., May 14, 2 to 4 p.m. In conjunction with the "Sculpture at Evergreen" exhibit, tour graduate sculpture studios at the Maryland Institute, College of Art with Rinehart director Maren Hassinger. $8 for Evergreen House members, $10 for nonmembers. 410-516-0341. Mt. Royal Station Building.



Fri., May 12, Sat., May 13, 8 p.m., and Sun., May 14, 2:15 p.m. Leonard Bernstein's Candide, adapted from a work by Voltaire; a Theatre Hopkins production. $10 on Friday evening, $12 on Saturday evening and Sunday matinee. For information or to make reservations, call 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW