The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 23, 2001
Apr 23-30

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Tues., April 24, 4:15 p.m. "Atmospheric Aerosols as Prebiotic Reactors," a Chemistry colloquium with Veronica Vaida, University of Colorado; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., April 25, 4 p.m. "The Subiculum as a Cognitive Map," a Psychology colloquium with Pat Sharp, University of Illinois; 234 Ames. HW



Wed., April 25, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"All I Know: A Dancer's Life on Stage and Backstage," aspects of Eva Anderson's life as a dance artist, performed by the Eva Anderson Dancers. Shriver Hall. HW



Tues., April 24, noon. "Retirement Planning," a talk by Dena Shapiro Frenkel, American Express financial adviser. Sponsored by the JHU Women's Network. Great Hall, Levering. HW



Sat., April 28, 11:30 p.m. The Barnstormers presentation of Rocky Horror Picture Show. Pre-show begins at 11:30 p.m., movie begins at midnight. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW



Thurs., April 26, 4 p.m. "Statistics in Practice: Monitoring Epidemics," Preventive Medicine/Public Health Grand Rounds with Ron Brookmeyer. Reception in courtyard to follow. 410-955-3540. W2030 SPH. JHMI



Mon., April 23, 12:10 p.m. "Occupational Fatalities Among Government Workers," a lecture by Janice Windau, Bureau of Labor Statistics; B14B Hampton House. JHMI

Mon., April 23, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture III--"Advances in Imaging and the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer," a lecture by Laurie Fajardo; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., April 25, 2 p.m. "Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America," a Center for a Livable Future lecture by Martin Reuss, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Part of the series "The Engineer and Society"; 302 Ames. HW

Wed., April 25, 3 p.m. The Robert B. Pond Sr. Distinguished Materials Science Lecture--"Dendritic Solidification of Alloys: From Fundamentals to Turbine Blades" by William Boettinger, NIST; 110 Maryland. HW

Wed., April 25, 5 p.m. "Tumor Surveillance by ARF," an Oncology Center lecture by Charles Sherr, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" series. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Thurs., April 26, noon. "Reference Manager," by David Wright. Part of the Welch Lecture series "Information Tools for Science and Medicine." W1214 SPH (East Wing Auditorium). JHMI

Thurs., April 26, 4 p.m. The 2001 Walter M. Elsasser Memorial Lecture--"How Hotspots Survive Plate Tectonics: Probing the Effects of Large-Scale Flow on Plumes Brings New Life to a Troubled Paradigm" by Mark Richards, University of California, Berkeley; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., April 30, 2 p.m. "Mitotic Checkpoints, Chromosome Instability and Cancer," an Oncology lecture by Loren Michel, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Room 1130, Weinberg. JHMI

Mon., April 30, 5 p.m. "Estrogens, Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators and Breast Cancer," an Oncology Center lecture by Benita Katzenellenbogen, University of Illinois. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" series. Hurd Hall. JHMI



Fri., April 27, 7 p.m. Ketzev Spring Concert, a Shabbat dinner concert; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. HW

Fri., April 27, 8 p.m. Peabody Renaissance Ensemble performs with Mark Cudek; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., April 27, 8 p.m. A cappella concert by JHU's Mental Notes. 410-889-6109. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Fri., April 27, 8 p.m. Evergreen Carriage House Concert Series presents the Vega String Quartet. $15 general admission, Evergreen fellows, contributors and patrons admitted free with one guest. 410-516-0341. Evergreen House.

Sat., April 28, 8 p.m. JHU Choral Society Spring Concert, a performance of Bach's Magnificat and Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb. $3 donation. Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. HW

Sun., April 29, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series presents the Kronos Quartet. 410-516-7164. $28 general admission, $14 for full-time students with I.D.



Mon., April 23, noon. "Birth Defects: Public Health Challenges and Opportunities," an Epidemiology seminar with Donald Mattison, March of Dimes. Inaugural lecture of the Dr. Genevieve M. Matanoski Fund in Epidemiology. W2008 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 23, 12:15 p.m. "Is There a Bias in the Estimates of Mortality Associated with Never Breastfeeding or Weaning? Policy Implications for Breastfeeding by HIV Positive Mothers," a joint Population and Family Health Sciences/Population Center seminar with Heena Brahmbhatt; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 23, 3:30 p.m. "Membrane Induced Protein Folding," with Paul H. Axelsen, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; 109 Jenkins. HW

Mon., April 23, 4 p.m. "Mountain Erosion Over 10-Year, 10,000-Year and 10,000,000-Year Time Scales," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Jim Kirchner, University of California, Berkeley; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., April 23, 4 p.m. "America in Person: The Evolution of National Symbols," a History seminar with John Higham; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., April 23, 4 p.m. "Comprehensive Identification of Proteins in Biological Complexes," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Andrew Link, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 23, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Perceiving Tangible Surfaces," with Mark Hollins, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sponsored by Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Tues., April 24, noon. "RNA Interference in African Trypanosomes: The Sounds of Silencing," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Paul Englund; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., April 24, 3 p.m. "Where Does the Rain Come From? Tracing the Evaporative Sources of Rainfall Over the Mississippi Basin," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Kaye Brubaker, University of Maryland; 234 Ames. HW

Tues., April 24, 4 p.m. "Approximating 'Our Lady' and Namasole: The Marian Dimension of Catholic Missionary Discourse in Buganda, 1879-92," a Comparative and World History seminar with Matthew Bender; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., April 24, 4:30 p.m. "Effects of Sublexical Pattern Frequency on Production Accuracy in Young Children," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Mary Beckman, Ohio State University; 101 Shaffer. HW

Wed., April 25, noon. "The Resilient Significance of Class: A Nominalist Interpretation," a Sociology seminar with Alejandro Portes, Princeton University; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., April 25, 12:15 p.m. "Moderators and Mediators of Therapeutic Change in Multisystemic Treatment of Serious Juvenile Offenders," a Mental Hygiene seminar with Cindy Schaeffer; Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

Wed., April 25, 12:15 p.m. "Reducing Anemia Among Pregnant Women in Orissa India: Evaluation of Impact, Outcomes and Determinants," with Gita Pillai; and "The Effect of Nativity and Parental Duration of U.S. Residency on Immigrant Children's Health Insurance Status," with Lucia Rojas Smith, a Population and Family Health Sciences seminar; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., April 25, 4 p.m. "Cosmopolitans Into Confederates? Bremen and Baltimore Merchants, 1850-66," an American History seminar with Lars Maischak; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., April 25, 4 p.m. "Insulin Receptor Function: Developmental Studies in Drosophila Oogenesis and Physical Studies in Solution," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Ronald Kohanski, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 26, 11 a.m. "Modeling Tumors As Complex Dynamic Biosystems," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Thomas Deisboeck, Harvard Medical School; 709 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., April 26, noon. "The Inheritance of Mitochondrial DNA," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Ronald Butow, UT Southwestern; Suite 2-200 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., April 26, 1 p.m. "Establishing Neuromuscular Connectivity: Molecular Insights from Drosophila," a Neuroscience research seminar with Helen Sink, NYU Medical School; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., April 26, 3 p.m. "Biomechanical Considerations of Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Treatment of Osteoporotic Compression Fractures," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Stephen Belkoff, Michigan State Universiity; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., April 26, 4 p.m. "Role of Host DNA Repair Functions Is Retroviral DNA Integration," a Biology seminar with Anne Skalka, Fox Chase Cancer Center; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., April 26, 4 p.m. "The Political Economy of Africa Revisited," an Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power and History faculty general seminar with John Saul, York University, and Giovanni Arrighi; 400 Macaulay. HW

Fri., April 27, 10 a.m. "Beyond Wavelets: Ridgelets, Curvelets, Beamlets," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with David Donoho, Stanford University; 104 Maryland. HW

Mon., April 30, 11 a.m. "Genetic Alterations in Pancreatic Cancer," a Center for Inherited Disease Research seminar with Scott Kern; Suite 2000, Triad Bldg., 333 Cassell Dr. JHMI

Mon., April 30, noon. "From Books to Bytes: Access and Fair Use in the Digital Environment," an Information Security Institute seminar with James Neal. Part of the Spring 2001 Policy Seminar Series. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Mon., April 30, noon. "Egr Proteins in Neuronal Apoptosis," a Neuroscience seminar with Jay Baraban; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., April 30, noon. "The Politics of Budget Surpluses: Can We Afford To Grow Old?" an Insti-tute for Policy Studies seminar with Paul Posner, U.S. General Accounting Office; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., April 30, 12:15 p.m. "Determinants of Positive Outcomes for Children," a Population and Family Health/Population Center joint seminar with Kristin Moore, Child Trends Inc.; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., April 30, 12:15 p.m. "Chaperoning Cell-Fate Determination in Volvox," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Stephen Miller, UMBC; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., April 30, 4 p.m. "Plant Response to Rapid Global Warming at the Paleocene/ Eocene Boundary," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Scott Wing, The Smithsonian Institution. 305 Olin. HW



Mon., April 23, 6 p.m. 2001 Johns Hopkins Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"Multinational Corporations and the Expansion of International Trade," with George Soros; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

SpeakOUT," a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Awareness Days program sponsored by JHU Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance. 410-516-4088 or HW

Mon., April 23:
8 p.m. Discussion led by James Morse, the judge who signed legislation legalizing civil unions between gays in Vermont; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

Wed., April 25:
9 p.m. Margarita Lopez, first openly lesbian Puerto Rican elected to public office; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

Asian Awareness Month--"Asian-American Dreams." HW

Mon., April 23, 8 p.m. Roundtable discussion on affirmative action; 161 Offit, Mattin Center.

Wed., April 25, 8 p.m. Candelight vigil against hate crimes; Upper quad

Mon., April 30, 8 p.m. Closing ceremonies; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

Thurs., April 26, noon to 5 p.m. Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Session, presentations by 25 Homewood undergraduates conducting neuroscience-related research. Open to public. Great Hall, Levering. HW

Fri., April 27, noon to 6 p.m.; Sat., April 28, and Sun., April 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. JHU Spring Fair (see story, p. 3). Garland Field. HW



Sat., April 28, noon. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Yale; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., April 28, 1 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. Muhlenberg; baseball field. HW



Tues., April 24, 9 a.m. "Organelle Biogenesis," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology minisymposium, with speakers Jodi Nunnari, University of California, Davis; Robin Wright, University of Washington; Steven Rodermel, Iowa State University; David Roos, University of Pennsylvania; Graham Warren, Yale University; and Stephen Gould. Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Sat., April 28, 8:15 a.m. "Me, Myself and I: Learning to Care for All of You," a daylong symposium for women. $10, $7 for those 65 and older; includes continental breakfast, lunch, an interactive health fair and special giveaways. 410-550-0289. Bayview Medical Center.



Thurs., April 26 through Sat., April 28, 8 p.m. Inaugural performance of August Wilson's Seven Guitars, presented by the Dunbar Baldwin Hughes Theater. $2 for opening night only; $5 general admission and $3 for students on following nights. 410-235-0631 or Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW

Fri., April 27, and Sat., April 28, 8 p.m., and Sun., April 29, 2:15 p.m. She Loves Me, a Theatre Hopkins production. Admission is $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW

Jane Brown and Edward Peters star in Theatre Hopkins' production of 'She Loves Me,' in its second week at the Merrick Barn.