The Johns Hopkins Gazette: September 16, 2002
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Wed., Sept. 18, 4 p.m. "The Truth About Cinderella: Parental Discrimination Against Stepchildren," a Psychological and Brain Sciences seminar with Martin Daly, McMaster University; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., Sept. 19, 3 p.m. "Global Health and Local Appropriation: Malaria Eradication in Mexico, 1950s-1960s," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Marcos Cueto, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. EB

Thurs., Sept. 19, 4 p.m. "Primitive Emotions," a Philosophy colloquium with John Deigh, Northwestern University; 348 Gilman. HW



Mon., Sept. 23, 1 p.m. "The Ketogenic Diet: An Alternative Therapy Becomes Mainstream," a Complementary and Alternative Medicine research conference with John Freeman; Endocrine Conference Room, 3rd floor, 1830 Bldg. EB



Tues., Sept. 17, noon. Town Meeting with Edward D. Miller and Ronald Peterson; Hurd Hall. EB

Wed., Sept. 18, 7 to 9 p.m. "Hormone Replacement Therapy," a discussion with Howard Zacur and Roger Blumenthal on recent results of the national Women's Health Initiative study. To reserve a place, call 410-614-5487; to register online, go to Shriver Hall. HW

Thurs., Sept. 19, 1 p.m., and Mon., Sept. 23, 9 a.m. JHM Institutional Review Boards Update Sessions, for study coordinators, research staff and investigators to learn about changes in policies and procedures of human subjects research review requirements, with Barbara Starklauf, Suzanne Damare, Barbara Scherer and Ellen Taylor. See Briefs, this issue. Tilghman Room, Turner. EB



Thurs., Sept. 19, 7:30 a.m. "The Primary Elective Cesarean Section," Gyn/Ob Grand Rounds with Betty Chou; 240 Phipps. EB



Thurs., Sept. 19, 11 a.m. "Pubmed," part of the Welch Medical Library series "E-Welch: An Introduction and Update on the Library," focusing on research and information topics; Alumni Auditorium, School of Nursing. EB

Fri., Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m. "Decapitation in Ancient Egyptian Funerary Religion," an illustrated lecture by Nicholas Picardo, University of Pennsylvania. Co-sponsored by the African Studies Program. Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. SAIS



Tues., Sept. 17, 12:15 p.m. Center for Talented Youth lunchtime information session for JHU faculty and staff to find out more about CTY's programs and the enrollment process, with Joy Coleman, CTY outreach coordinator, and Claudia Burns, CTY talent search program coordinator; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Tues., Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. Open House for Odyssey's Certificate on Aging program. For information, or to R.S.V.P., call 410-516-4842. 3 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. Open House for Odyssey's Program in Creative Writing. 410-516-4842. 3 Shaffer. HW



Yom Kippur Services. For students, faculty, staff from all campuses. HW

Conservative services, led by Rabbi Joseph Menashe, Hopkins Hillel director, and Rabbi Marc Wolf; Glass Pavilion, Levering.

Mon., Sept. 16, 9:30 a.m., morning service; 1 p.m., Yizkor; 3:45 p.m., discussion with the rabbi; 5:30 p.m., Mincha; 6:30 p.m., Neilah. A break-the-fast will follow in Great Hall, Levering.

Reform services, led by Rabbi Rachel Hertzman with soloist Adam Dorfman; Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith and Community Service Center, 3509 N. Charles St.

Mon., Sept. 16, 9:30 a.m., morning service; 3:45 p.m., discussion with the rabbi in the Glass Pavilion; 5:15 p.m., Yizkor and Mincha; 6:30 p.m., Neilah. A break-the-fast will follow in Great Hall, Levering.



Tues., Sept. 17, noon. "Trojan Exosomes, Evolution, Alloimmunity and the Path to HIV Vaccines," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Stephen J. Gould; 612 Physiology. EB

Wed., Sept. 18, 10 a.m. "The Tryptophan Biosynthetic Pathway in Arabidopsis and Its Regulation," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Juan Antonio Quiel; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., Sept. 18, noon. "Molecular Pathology Seminar Series: Regulation of Synaptic Plasticity in Cortex," a Molecular Pathology seminar with Alfredo Kirkwood. Darner Site Visit Room, Turner ground-G007. EB

Wed., Sept. 18, 4 p.m. "Regulation of Tyrosine Phosphatase SHP-2 by Tyrosine Phosphorylation," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense with Wei Lu; 303 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Sept. 19, 11 a.m. "The Semantic Web and Agent Technologies," with James Hendler, University of Maryland, College Park; 306 Shaffer. HW

Thurs., Sept. 19, 12:45 p.m. "The Role of MAP1B in Axon Formation," a Neuroscience research seminar with Alfredo Caceres, Instituto Investigacion Medica Mercedes y Martin Ferreyra; 811 WBSB. EB

Thurs., Sept. 19, 3:30 p.m. "Linking DNA Replication to Chromosome Dynamics in Fission Yeast," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Susan Forsburg, The Salk Institute; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., Sept. 19, 4 p.m. "Biochemical Basis of SOS Mutagenesis: Dual Modes of RecA Action Are Required for 'Sloppier-Copier' Pol V-catalyzed Translesion Synthesis," a Biology seminar with Myron Goodman, University of Southern California; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Sept. 19, 4 p.m. "Silicon on Sapphire Devices and Circuits for Vision Systems Architectures," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Eugenio Culurciello; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., Sept. 19, 4 p.m. "Approximating the Permanent," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Eric Vigoda, University of Chicago; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Sept. 20, 3 p.m. "Identification of the DNA-binding Determinants of the Bacteriophage Lambda O Replication Initiator," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Sheikh Amer Riazuddin; W2030 BSPH. EB

Fri., Sept. 20, 11 a.m. "On the Continuous Singularity of the Limit Distribution of Products of I.I.D. d-by-d Stochastic Matrices," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Arun Mukherjea, University of South Florida; 162 Mattin Center. HW

Mon., Sept. 23, 12:15 p.m. "Gene Trap Mutagenesis and the Functional Analysis of the Mouse Genome," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with William Skarnes, University of California, Berkeley; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Sept. 23, 4 p.m. "Molecular Dynamics Studies of Lipid Bilayers," a Biophysics seminar with Doug Tobias, University of California, Irvine; 109 Jenkins. HW



Tues., Sept. 17, 8 p.m. Milton S. Eisenhower 2002 Symposium--"The Melting Pot: Cultural Assimilation in Modern America," a lecture by Linda Chavez, Center for Equal Opportunity (Washington, D.C.). See story, page 3. 410-516-7683. Shriver Hall. HW

Fri., Sept. 20, 12:05 p.m. "Improving the Health of Marylanders" with Robert Ehrlich, U.S. congressman and Republican gubernatorial candidate. Hear the candidate's proposals and ask questions. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the Democratic candidate will speak on Oct. 3. W1214 BSPH. EB



Wed., Sept. 18, 4:30 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Salisbury; Homewood Field. HW

Fri., Sept. 20, 7 p.m. Men's Water Polo, vs. Princeton; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., Sept. 21, noon. Football, vs. Rochester; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., Sept. 21, 4 p.m. Field Hockey, vs. Mary Washington; Homewood Field. HW

Sat., Sept. 21, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, vs. Swarthmore; Homewood Field. HW



Thurs., Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m. Ethnomusicology Workshop and Indo-Jazz fusion concert with tabla performer Sandip Burman; Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody