The Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 22, 2001

Jan 22-29

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Fri., Jan. 26, 2 p.m. "Software Systems for Vision-Based Interaction and Control," an APL colloquium with Gregory Hager; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland (Instructional Television Facility) on the Homewood campus.



Tues., Jan. 23, 8 p.m. "A Tribute to Charlie Byrd," featuring guitarists Steve Abshire and Gene Bertoncini; Joe Byrd, bass/vocals; and Chuck Redd, percussion. Benefit for the Charlie Byrd Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Guitar. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Thurs., Jan. 25, 8 p.m. "Guitar Music of Latin America," featuring the works of Robert Sierra; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Fri., Jan. 26, 8 p.m. "Jazz in Cool Places," a concert by the David Berkman Quartet. $20 ($18 in advance), and $12 for students. 410-516-0341. Carriage House. Evergreen

Sat., Jan. 27, 8 p.m. Preparatory Sinfonietta performs a concert in honor of Preparatory Dean Fran Zarubick, with Peabody faculty member Corey McVicar as piano soloist for Saint-Saens' Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Op. 44. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., Jan. 28, 3 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Honors Recital, with outstanding student performers. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody



Mon., Jan. 22, noon. "Molecular Control of Cortical Cell Migration and Dendritic Differentiation," a Neuroscience seminar with Anirvan Ghosh; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., Jan. 22, 12:15 p.m. "Comparative Genomics: How Does It Affect Our Understanding of Biological Function and Evolution," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Eugene Koonin, NIH/NCBI/NLM; Seminar Room, West University Parkway. HW

Mon., Jan. 22, 12:15 p.m. "Epidemiology and Blood Safety Policy: Case Studies in Decision Making," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Jay Epstein, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; W2008 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Jan. 22, 4 p.m. "Coupling Chemistry Through Conformational Change: The ATP Sulfurylase-GTPase System," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Thomas Leyh, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Jan. 22, 5 p.m. "Gene Therapy Trials: Progress Amid Chaos," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Leon Rosenberg, Princeton University; Becton Dickinson Lecture Hall, SPH. JHMI

Wed., Jan. 24, 4 p.m. "Search and Identification of Gamma-Secretase, an Attractive Target for Alzheimer's Disease Therapy," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Yueming Li, Merck Research Labs; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Jan. 25, 1 p.m. "Afferent Growth Cone Interactions Control Synaptic Specificity in the Drosophila Visual System," a Neuroscience special seminar with Thomas Clandinin, UCLA; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., Jan. 25, 4 p.m. "Hot Electron Degradation and Extrinsic Nonlinearities in High Electron Mobility Transistors," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Romeo del Rosario; 117 Barton. HW

Fri., Jan. 26, 11 a.m. "NO is a Marker of Asthmatic Airway Inflammation," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment seminar with Mark Liu; W7025 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Jan. 29, 12:15 p.m. "In the Beginning--Initiation of DNA Replication," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Susan Gerbi, Brown University; Seminar Room, West University Parkway. HW

Mon., Jan. 29, 4 p.m. "Spinal Muscular Atrophy in Man and Mouse," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Arthur Burghes, Ohio State University; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., Jan. 29, 4 p.m. "Physics Students' Beliefs About the Nature of Learning: Implications for Instruction," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Andrew Elby, University of Maryland, College Park; 305 Olin. HW



Tues., Jan. 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. "Water: An Endangered Necessity?" a Center for a Livable Future conference with keynote address by Daniel Okun, University of North Carolina. 410-502-7578 or W1030 SPH. JHMI

Morning session. "Abuse of Water," with moderator Reds Wolman and speakers Kellogg Schwab; Steve Clark, EPA; and representatives of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Afternoon session. "Access to Water: A Right or Privilege," with moderator Robert Lawrence and speakers Riccardo Petrella, Committee for the Global Water Contract; John Boland; Charles Clements, Water Works Inc.

Tues., Jan. 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Versata Software Presentation, an executive and technical demonstration of the Versata Corporation's system software; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW