The Johns Hopkins Gazette: December 10, 2001
Dec 10-17

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Wed., Dec. 12, 4 p.m. "Remembering Between the Lines: Creating False Memories via Associative Inferences," a Psychology colloquium with Roddy Roediger, Washington University; 234 Ames. HW



Mon., Dec. 10, 4 to 6 p.m. "Civil Liberties in Uncivil Times" with Vivian Berger, Columbia University Law School and American Civil Liberties Union. Third in the Community Conversations series. Reception follows. 100 Mudd. HW

Wed., Dec. 12, noon. Black Faculty and Staff Association general assembly meeting; W2017 BSPH. EB



Thurs. through Sat, Dec. 13-15, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Weekend Wonderflix presents Ghost World, an adaptation of the comic book series by Daniel Clowes. $3. Shriver Hall. HW

Fri., Dec. 14, 7 p.m. The Program in Latin American Studies Film Series presents Un lugar en el mundo (A Place in the World), directed by Adolfo Aristarain, Spain/Argentina; Level A, MSE Library. HW



Mon., Dec. 10, 5 p.m. "Renovation in Vietnam and Vietnam-U.S. Relations" by Nguyen Tan Dung, permanent deputy prime minister, Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Dung will speak in Vietnamese, and consecutive interpretation will be provided. 202-663-5837. Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Bldg., 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. SAIS

Wed., Dec. 12, 12:15 p.m. "Epidemics, Urban Decay and the Diffusion of Vulnerability" by Roderick and Deborah Wallace, Columbia University School of Public Health; W3030 BSPH. EB

Thurs., Dec. 13, 9 a.m. The Johns Hopkins Scholar in Lung Biology Lecture by Julian Solway, University of Chicago. Sponsored by Aventis Pharmaceuticals. Auditorium, Asthma and Allergy Center. Bayview

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Visiting Professor Lectureship by Amato Giaccia, Stanford University School of Medicine; Auditorium, Weinberg Bldg. EB

Thurs., Dec. 13, 4:30 p.m. "Regulation of Apoptosis and Differentiation by Hypoxia"

Fri., Dec. 14, 8 a.m. "New Approaches to the Clinical Problem of Tumor Hypoxia"

Fri., Dec. 14, 2 p.m. The Tenth Annual A.I. Mahan Christmas Lecture--"RDT&E in Navy Programs: Optics at ADSD" by Donald Duncan; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Tues., Dec. 11, noon. Holiday music by Brass Menagerie (associated with the Peabody Ragtime Ensemble). 410-516-0700. Sponsored by SPSBE. Berman Auditorium, Downtown Center.

Tues., Dec. 11, noon. Midday Concert Series presents the JHMI Choral Society performing holiday standards and the Christmas portion from Handel's Messiah; Hurd Hall. EB

Wed., Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. Concert by the Peabody Wind Ensemble. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., Dec. 14, 8 p.m. Festive program with the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, the Peabody Chamber Singers, the Peabody Concert Singers and the Peabody Hopkins Chorus, including Bach's Magnificat, Poulenc's Gloria and Ravel's La Valse. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Mon., Dec. 10, noon. "An Integrated Approach for Solving Environmental, Health, Population and Development Problems: Successful Examples from the Field," a Center for a Livable Future seminar with Janine Selendy, Dean Wu and Krishanti Vignarajah, all from HORIZON International. W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., Dec. 10, 12:10 p.m. "Strengthening Injury Control in Developing Countries: Examples from Ghana, Mexico and Vietnam" with Charles Mock, University of Washington School of Medicine; B14B Hampton House. EB

Mon., Dec. 10, 12:15 p.m. "Immigration Trends and Policies" with Jeffrey Passel, The Urban Institute; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., Dec. 10, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Dendritic Excitability of Hippocampal Neuron" with Cha-Min Tang, University of Maryland; 338 Krieger. HW

Tues., Dec. 11, noon. "Mevalonate Kinase: Elucidation of Structure/Function Correlations for an Enzyme Implicated in Human Disease," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Henry Miziorko, Medical College of Wisconsin; 612 Physiology. EB

Wed., Dec. 12, 8:15 a.m. "The Languages of Epidemiology," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with John Last, University of Ottawa; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., Dec. 12, 3:30 p.m. "In vivo, Cellular and Molecular Imaging of Cancer," a Radiology seminar with Zaver Bhujwalla. Part of the "In vivo, Cellular and Molecular Imaging Seminar Series." West Lecture Room, Turner Bldg. EB

Wed., Dec. 12, 4 p.m. "Enzymatic Activation of Protoxins by Prostate-Specific Antigen as Targeted Therapy for Prostate Cancer," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Samuel Denmeade; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., Dec. 12, 7 p.m. "Laser Vision Correction," a Wilmer Eye Institute/Wilmer Laser Vision Center seminar with Irene Kuo; Pavilion 2, Suite 305, Greenspring Station.

Thurs., Dec. 13, noon. "Health Policy: Capitol Hill Perspective," a Health Policy and Management seminar with Rep. Ben Cardin, D-Md. Part of the lunchtime seminar series "Health Policy Perspectives." Hampton House Lecture Hall. EB

Thurs., Dec. 13, noon. "Large-Scale Chromatin Structure and Dynamics," a Cell Biology seminar with Andrew Belmont, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., Dec. 13, 12:45 p.m. "Mechanisms for Temporal Filtering and Motion Processing in Midbrain Electrosensory Neurons," a Neuroscience research seminar with Eric Fortune; 811 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Dec. 13, 4 p.m. "Mechanism of Transcription Initiation and Reinitiation by RNA Polymerase II," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Steven Hahn, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/HHMI; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., Dec. 13, 4 p.m. "Localization of Membrane Signaling Molecules by Membrane Skeleton Meshes and Rafts: Studied by Single Molecule Technologies," a Biology seminar with Akihiro Kusumi, Nagoya University, Japan; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Dec. 13, 4:30 p.m. "When Topology Meets Chemistry" with Erica Flapan; 211 Krieger. HW

Fri., Dec. 14, 11 a.m. "Update on Studies of Lead Exposure in Demolition Projects," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment seminar with Mark Farfel; W2030 BSPH. EB

Fri., Dec. 14, 1 p.m. "Complementary Medicine and Addictions: A Case Study of a Baltimore City Clinic," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine seminar with Robert Duggan, Tai Sophia Institute; Auditorium, Weinberg Bldg. EB

Mon., Dec. 17, 12:15 p.m. "Beyond Proteomics: De Novo Proteins From Designed Combinatorial Libraries," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Michael Hecht, Princeton University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Dec. 17, 3:30 p.m. "Chemical Mimicry of Biological Intermediates During Uracil Excision Repair" with Jim Stivers; 109 Jenkins. HW



Tues., Dec. 11, 5 p.m. "Homewood by Candlelight," Homewood House Museum decorated for the holidays by the Homeland Garden Club and bathed in candlelight; also period music by David Hildenbrand in the Reception Hall. Light refreshments served. $6 non-members, $5 for senior citizens, $4 for JHU affiliates; free to members and an accompanying guest. Homewood House Museum. HW