The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 19, 2001
Mar 19-26

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Wed., March 21, 12:30 p.m. "Functional Outcomes in Adolescents with Kidney Disease: A Multi-Center Assessment of a Generic Health Status Measure," Welch Center Grand Rounds with Susan Furth; Suite 2-600, 2024 Bldg. JHMI



Mon., March. 26, 5 p.m. The Henry G. Kunkel Lecture--"Dendritic Cells and the Control of Immunity" by Ralph Steinman, Rockefeller University. Sponsored by the JHU Immunity Council. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. JHMI



Fridays, dusk. Astronomy Open House, public viewing through the Maryland Space Grant Observatory telescope, weather permitting. Bloomberg Center. HW

Sat., March 24, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Open House for the SPSBE undergraduate part-time programs for adults; faculty, advisers and financial aid officers will be available to answer questions. JH Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia Gateway Park.



Sat., March 24, 8 p.m. Concert by the Preparatory Chamber Orchestra and Sinfonietta, featuring winners from the Preparatory Concerto Competition as soloists performing music by Bach and Mozart. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun., March 25, 2 p.m. Young People's String Program concert. 410-659-8124. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Mon., March 19, 12:15 p.m. "Molecular Recognition of RNAs by Ribosomal Protein L4," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Lasse Lindahl, UMBC; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 19, 4 p.m. "Protein Aggregation, Proteasomes and Neurodegeneration," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Ron Kopito, Stanford University; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Tues., March 20, noon. "Cell Polarity and the Localization of mRNAs and Proteins," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Peter Takizawa, University of California, San Francisco. Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Tues., March 20, noon. "Regulation of Intestinal Epithelial Cell Proliferation," a Gastroenterology seminar with Vincent Yang; 903 Ross. JHMI

Tues., March 20, noon. "Regulation of KSPG Biosynthesis," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Gary Conrad, Kansas State University; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., March 20, 12:05 p.m. "CD4 Cells in Latent Tuberculosis: Studies in a Mouse Model," an International Health seminar with JoAnne Flynn, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Co-sponsored by the TB Center. W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., March 21, and Thurs., March 22, 9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., and Fri., March 23, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. 35th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), information sessions on new advances, applications and ideas in the fields of signal, image and video processing; systems and control; communications; pattern recognition; statistical inference; and computer engineering. Registration fee is $275; students who do not want a copy of the proceedings may register for $60. Shaffer Hall. HW

Wed., March 21, 1:30 p.m. "RNA Helicases That Moonlight as Protein Displacement and DNA Unwinding Proteins," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Anna Marie Pyle, Columbia University; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., March 21, 4 p.m. "Biochemical and Genetic Analysis of Mismatch Repair," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Eric Alani, Cornell University; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 22, 11 a.m. "Nonlinear DNAmics: Designer Gene Networks," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with James Collins, Boston University; 709 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., March 22, noon. "Nuclear Organization of DNA Replication in Primary Mammalian Cells," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Brian Kennedy, MGH Cancer Center; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., March 22, 4 p.m. "The Interaction of Actin-Binding Proteins with Lipid Membranes," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Gerhard Isenberg, Technical University of Munich, Garching; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Fri., March 23, 11 a.m. "Temporal and Spatial Trends in Pediatric Asthma Hospitalizations in Maryland," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment seminar with Carol Blaisdell, University of Maryland; W4013 SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 26, 12:15 p.m. "Gene Targeting in Drosophila: Progress and Prospects," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Kent Golic, University of Utah; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 26, 3:30 p.m. "Student Seminar," Eda Koculi. 109 Jenkins Hall. HW

Mon., March 26, 4 p.m. "Behavior of Earth Materials from Fundamental Physics," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Ron Cohen, Carnegie Institution of Washington; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., March 26, 4 p.m. "Clio and Her Publics: An American Debate in Comparative Perspective," a History seminar with Ian Tyrrell, University of New South Wales; 315 Gilman. HW

Mon., March 26, 4 p.m. "Synthetic Transcriptional Factors and Their Potential as Therapeutics Against Cancer," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Aseem Ansari, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; W2030 SPH. JHMI



Wed., March 21, noon. "Rebuilding City Housing: Spicer's Run," a Baltimore Architecture Foundation public forum with developer Derek McDaniels. 410-962-0241. Bring a brown bag lunch. Downtown Center, Charles and Fayette streets.



Sat., March 24, 8 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Virginia (event simulcast on WMAR-TV 2). Homewood Field.

On Saturday, the Blue Jays men's lacrosse team will take on Virginia, looking to avenge last year's 8-16 loss to the Cavaliers. The game will be televised on WMAR-TV 2.



Fri., March 23, and Sat., March 24, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 18, 2:15 p.m. Brian Friel's Faith Healer, a Theatre Hopkins production. Admission is $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. Final performances. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW