The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 17, 2001
Sep 17-24

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Mon. and Tues., Sept. 24 and 25, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. American Red Cross Blood Drive. To make an appointment to donate, go to Sponsored by the Office of Faculty, Staff and Retiree Programs. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Thurs., Sept. 20, 11:45 a.m. Coffeehouse Colloquium--"History and Diagnostics of the West Nile Virus" with Robert Peters, BioReliance Corp. 301-294-7004. A&R Bldg., Montgomery County Campus.



Wed., Sept. 19, 8 p.m. The 2001 Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium Film Series presents All the President's Men, directed by Alan Pakula; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW



Wed., Sept. 19, 12:30 p.m. "Preventive Medicine/Public Health Grand Rounds: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Future of Public Health," with J. Michael McGinnis, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 1020 BSPH. JHMI



Mon., Sept. 17, 12:15 p.m. "Prevalence and Identification of Alcohol Problems in Trauma Patients," by Carl Soderstrom, University of Maryland Medical Center. Sponsored by the Training Program in Alcohol-related Injury and Violence. B14B Hampton House. JHMI

Thurs., Sept. 20, 3 p.m. "Holy Autopsies: Female Sanctity and the Origins of Human Dissection," a History of Science lecture by Katherine Park, Harvard University; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI



Mon., Sept. 17, noon. "Biological Variability in Children and Implications for Environmental Risk Assessment: New Perspectives on the Roles of Ethnicity, Race and Gender," an Anthropology seminar with Jon Marks, University of North Carolina, Charlotte; 400 Macaulay. HW

Mon., Sept. 17, 12:15 p.m. "The Mechanism of Escherichia coli DNA Topoisomerase III and Its Role in Nucleic Acid Metabolism," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Russell DiGate, University of Maryland; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 17, 12:30 p.m. "Making Welfare to Work Work: Successful Transition Through the Career Transcript System," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Melissa Siberts. 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Sept. 17, 3:30 p.m. "Electrostatic Interactions and Protein Folding," a Krieger Mind/Brain Institute seminar with Daniel Raleigh, SUNY, Stonybrook; 109 Jenkins. HW

Mon., Sept. 17, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Expecting Reward for Work: Behavioral and Physiological Studies of Motivation and Reward Anticipation" with Barry Richmond, NIMH; 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Sept. 17, 4 p.m. "Macheng: Seven Centuries of Agrarian Violence in a Chinese County," a History seminar with William Rowe. 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., Sept. 18, 4:30 p.m. "Comparing Compactifications of a Modular Variety," with Steve Zucker; 302 Krieger. HW

Wed., Sept. 19, 12:15 p.m. "Safety of Therapeutic Injections in Pakistan," an International Health seminar with Arshad Altaf, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan; W2008 BSPH. JHMI

Wed., Sept. 19, 4:30 p.m. "Kolyvagin Systems," with Karl Rubin, Stanford University; 211 Krieger. HW

Thurs., Sept. 20, noon. "Single Gene Transcriptomes: Regulation of Alternative Splicing of Voltage-Sensitive Calcium Channels During Human Brain Development," a Cell Biology seminar with William S. Agnew; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., Sept. 20, 12:45 p.m. "Stem Cells in the Nervous System," a Neuroscience research seminar with Mahendra Rao, National Institute on Aging; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Sept. 20, 3 p.m. "Stability of Swinging Flows," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Hafiz Atassi, University of Notre Dame; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Sept. 20, 4 p.m. "Cancer Therapy Based on Ras and p53," a Biology seminar with Frank McCormick, University of California, San Francisco; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., Sept. 21, 12:15 p.m. "Phagocytosis Promotes Programmed Cell Death and Is Controlled by a RAC Signaling Pathway in C. elegans," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Peter Reddien, MIT; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 24, noon. "A Congressional Perspective on Information Security and Privacy," a JHU Information Security Institute seminar with Rep. Connie Morella, 8th District, Maryland; 101 Mattin Center. HW

Mon., Sept. 24, noon. "Gaze Stability During Head Movements: Normal and Pathological Function of the Vestibuloocular Reflex," an Otolaryngology seminar with Lloyd Minor; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., Sept. 24, 12:15 p.m. "Protein Chip(R) Arrays: Applications in Protein Discovery, Characterization and Assay Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Diane McCarthy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 24, 3:30 p.m. "Alpha Helical Stabilization by Side Chain Shielding of Backbone Hydrogen Bonds," with Angel Garcia, Los Alamos National Laboratory; 109 Jenkins. HW

Mon., Sept. 24, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Awakening the Auditory Cortex: Recent Experiments in a Vocal Primate" with Xiaoqin Wang; 338 Krieger. HW



Wed., Sept. 19, 4 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Western Maryland. Homewood Field. HW

Wed., Sept. 19, 7 p.m. Women's Soccer, vs. Dickinson. Homewood Field. HW

Fri., Sept. 21, 7 p.m. Football, vs. Bridgewater (Virginia). Homewood Field. HW

Sat., Sept. 22, 3 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Ursinus. Homewood Field. HW



Thurs., Sept. 20, 8 p.m. The 2001 Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, A Nation United: Politics and Power in the 21st Century presents "The Media: News Breakers or News Makers" with Bob Woodward, Washington Post; Shriver Hall. HW

This week: A talk by journalist Bob Woodward and the movie that chronicles his Watergate investigation.