The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 11, 2002
Mar 11-18

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Tues., March 12, 4:15 p.m. "Molecular Architecture at Organic-Inorganic Interfaces," a Chemistry colloquium with Robert Hamers, University of Wisconsin; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 13, 4 p.m. "Insights from Vocal Learning Birds into the Neurobiology of Human Language," a Psychology colloquium with Erich Jarvis, Duke University; 234 Ames. HW



Mon., March 11, 1 p.m. "Effects of CAM Interventions on Oxidative DNA Damage in Cancer Cells," a Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine research conference with William Nelson; Conference Room, 3rd floor, 1830 Bldg. EB



Mon., March 11, 4 p.m. "Music Copyright/Copywrong," a presentation and discussion with Lorraine Whittlesey, Brian Udoff and Nat Duca. Part of the weekly "Salon" series sponsored by the Digital Media Center. 225 Mattin Center. HW

Wed., March 13, noon. Black Faculty and Staff Association general assembly meeting; Gibson Library-L1. APL

Thurs., March 14, 4 p.m. "The Coiled Force of Power, Belief and Shame," a talk with Valentine Daniel, Columbia University. Fourth in the Hopkins "Community Conversation" series. Sherwood Room, Levering. HW



Mon., March 11, 6:30 p.m. Between the Devil and the Deep River and The Bee, the Bear and the Kuruba; 9 p.m. Ramlila and A Sun Sets In. Last event in Film South Asia documentary festival. For details on films, go to: /~bagchi/fsa. 101 Remsen. HW



Tues., March 12, 4 p.m. The Albert L. Lehninger Memorial Lecture--"How to Cure Diabetes Without Causing Cancer: A Signal Transduction Approach" by Philip Cohen, University of Dundee, Scotland; WBSB Auditorium. EB

Fri., March 15, 2 p.m. "Counterterrorism" by James Jarboe, FBI Headquarters. Part of the lecture series "The New Critical Challenge: The War on Terrorism." Kossiakoff Center. APL Program simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

Mon., March 18, 5 p.m. The Henry G. Kunkel Lectureship--"How Is Memory Maintained in the Immune System?" by Antonio Lanzavecchia, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Switzerland; Mountcastle Auditorium. EB



Wed.-Sat., March 13-16, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Opera Theatre and the Peabody Concert Orchestra present Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, sung in Italian with English supertitles. $22, $11 for senior citizens and $8 for students with ID. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody

Sun. March 17, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series--Performance by baritone Sergei Leiferkus who delivers an all-Russian program of operatic favorites; Shriver Hall. HW



Wed., March 13, noon to 1:30 p.m. Open House for MBA, MSF and other SPSBE business graduate programs; Downtown Center, 10 N. Charles St.

Fri., March 15, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Open House for MBA, MSF and other SPSBE business programs; Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive.

Mon., March 18, noon to 1:30 p.m. Open House for undergraduate part-time programs for adults; W9514 BSPH (cafeteria conference room). EB



Mon., March 11, 10:30 a.m. "The Role of DMT1 in Iron, Cadmium and Lead Uptake by the Intestine," a thesis defense seminar with Desmond Bannon; W6014 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 11, noon. "Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times: Balancing Traditional and Western Approaches to Healing," a Center for American Indian Health seminar with Lori Arviso Alvord, first Navajo Indian woman surgeon, Dartmouth School of Medicine; W1030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 11, 12:15 p.m. "Membrane Cholesterol--From Rafts to Cytoskeleton," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Michael Edidin; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 11, 12:15 p.m. "Responses to the HIV Epidemic in Rural Malawi" with Susan Watkins, University of Pennsylvania; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., March 11, 3 p.m. "Global Existence for Small Long-Range Nonlinear Perturbations of 2-D Schrodinger Equations" with Jean-Marc Delort, University of Paris, Nord; 308 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 11, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Attention Control and Perceptual Organization in Binocular Rivalry" with Teng Leng Ooi, Southern College of Optometry; 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 11, 4 p.m. "Molecular Modeling in Environmental Geochemistry," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with James Kubicki, Pennsylvania State University; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Tues., March 12, 12:15 p.m. "The Role of Individual Characteristics in the Evaluation of Adolescent Reproductive Health Interventions," a brown bag seminar with Amita Vyas and Laurie Zabin; W4013 BSPH. EB

Tues., March 12, 4 p.m. "Low-Skill Workers and the Low-Wage Labor Market," a Social Policy seminar with Demetra Nightingale, The Urban Institute. Sponsored by the Institute for Policy Studies. 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Tues., March 12, 4:30 p.m. "Algebraic Morse Theory and Factorization" with Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk, Purdue University; 308 Krieger. HW

Wed., March 13, noon. "The Design of Nature Reserves: Making History Relevant to Contemporary Science," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology lunch-time seminar with Sharon Kingsland; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., March 13, noon. "Social Exclusion in a Globalizing City: The Case of Istanbul," a Sociology seminar with Çaglar Keyder, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul and SUNY Binghamton; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., March 13, 3:30 p.m. "Applications of Dendrimer-based Macromolecular MRI Contrast Agents for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy," an In Vivo, Cellular and Molecular Imaging seminar with Hisataka Kobayashi, NCI/NIH; G007 Ross (ground floor). EB

Wed., March 13, 4 p.m. "New Insights Into Retroviral Packaging: Structural Studies of HIV-1 and MLV Protein-RNA Recognition Complexes by NMR,' a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Michael Summers, UMBC; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., March 13, 4 p.m. "The Fourth and the First: Abolitionist Holidays, Respectability and Race," an American History seminar with Caleb McDaniel; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., March 14, 4 p.m. "Investigating Chromatin Remodeling in Living Cells," an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with Michael Kladde, Texas A&M University. A special Physiology research seminar. W7023 BSPH. EB

Thurs., March 14, 4 p.m. "Phosphoinositide- and Ubiquitin-Dependent Regulation of Membrane Sorting and Receptor Down-Regulation," a Biology seminar with Scott Emr, University of California, San Diego; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 14, 4 p.m. "What Is the Dielectric Constant Within a Protein?" a Physics and Astronomy seminar with Eaton Lattman; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW

Fri., March 15, 11 a.m. "Mechanisms of Virus-Induced Exacerbations of Asthma," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment research seminar with James Gern, University of Wisconsin-Madison; W2030 BSPH. EB

Fri., March 15, 11 a.m. "The Ocean's Subtropical Gyres and Atmospheric CO2" with Mick Follows, MIT; 234 Ames. HW

Fri., March 15, 12:15 p.m. "The Regulation of Rpx/Hesx1 in Early Embryonic Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Shen-Ju Chou, Baylor College of Medicine; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 18, noon. "Creating a Racial Discrimination Report Card for Health Care Facilities," an Institute for Policy Studies brown bag lunchtime seminar with Thomas Laveist; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., March 18, 12:15 p.m. "The Molecular Mechanism of TNF Signaling," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Zhen-Gang Liu, HHMI and NIH/NCI; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 18, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Neuronal and Perceptual Correspondence in Primary Visual Cortex" with Michael Paradiso, Brown University; 338 Krieger. HW



"Open Hands, Open Hearts: Exploring Diverse Faith Traditions," JHU religious awareness days. HW

Mon., March 11, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Labyrinth: A Walking Meditation; Glass Pavilion, Levering.

Tues., March 12, 7 p.m. "Why God Won't Go Away," a talk by Andrew Newberg, University of Pennsylvania; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center.

Wed., March 13, 7 p.m. Buddhist service led by Hoji Scott, minister, JHU Buddhist Society; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center.

Tues., March 12, 5:30 p.m. "Reflections on Painting New York City," a slide talk by landscape painter Nicholas Evans-Cato. Sponsored by Homewood Art Workshops. 160 Mattin Center (Offit Building). HW

Wed., March 13, noon. Wednesday Noon Series--"Chessie Racing: The Story of Maryland's Entry in the 1997-98 Whitbread Round the World Race," a lecture and book signing by Kathy Alexander. Sponsored by Special Events and the Johns Hopkins University Press. Shriver Hall. HW

Thurs., March 14, 8 p.m. Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"Restructuring the Global Economy, Eradicating Bretton-Woods and Creating New Institutions" with Randall Hayes, president/founder of the Rainforest Action Network; Shriver Hall. HW

Fri., March 15, noon to 6 p.m., and Sat., March 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Press Annual Book Sale featuring a variety of titles from JHU Press and other university presses. $2 per lb. Free parking on Saturday. Great Hall, Levering. HW

Women's History Month, through March 30. Sponsored by the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. 410-516-6166. HW

Tues., March 12, 7 p.m. Presentation of the film Not a Lady Among Us; 110 Maryland.

Thurs., March 14, 12:30 p.m. Pizza lunch (free) with Barbara Smith; Owen House.

Fri., March 15, 5 to 11 p.m. Pre-Spring Break Social (free) at the One World Cafe, 100 W. University Pkwy.

Mon., March 18, 10 a.m. Health Fair to highlight JHMI Colon Cancer Awareness Week, educational brochures, screening guidelines and videos. Continues through March 22. Broadway corridor, next to cafeteria and the Outpatient Center. EB



Tues., March 12, 3 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. Widener; Homewood Baseball Field. HW

Wed., March 13, 3:30 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. American; Homewood Field. HW

Fri., March 15, 4 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Davidson; Homewood Field. HW

Sat. March 16, 1 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Syracuse; Homewood Field. HW

Sun. March 17, 1 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Ohio University; Homewood Field. HW



Fri., March 15, and Sat., March 16, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 17, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins production of Laura. Final performances. $12 at the door on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW



Mon., March 11, 6:30 p.m. "AED Series: Medicine and Hospital Administration," with Beryl Rosenstein. Attendance is expected of all prehealth professions students. 160 Mattin Center (Offit Building). HW