The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 18, 2002
Mar 18-25

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Fri., March 22, 2 p.m. "Law of the Sea Treaty," an Applied Physics Laboratory colloquium with John Moore, University of Virginia; Kossiakoff Center. APL Program is simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.



Tues., March 19, noon. "Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me: And Other Trials From My Queer Life," a discussion with Michael Thomas Ford on his book of short humorous essays. Sponsored by the MSEL Diversity Book and Video Discussion Group. 161 Offit Bldg, Mattin Center. HW

Mon., March 25, 4 p.m. "Intermedia Trends," a report from the SXSW conference "Film, Music and Technology," with Kira Hammond and Jer Welter. Last of the weekly "Salon" series sponsored by the Digital Media Center. 225 Mattin Center. HW



Thurs., March 21, 1 to 3 p.m. "Children's Environmental Health Information Resources," a national live satellite broadcast demonstrating online resources for children's environmental health issues; live interactive program for providers for environmental health services. Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future and the NIEHS Center in Urban Environmental Health. 410-502-7578. W2008 BSPH. EB



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

Wed., March 20, 4 to 6 p.m. The Harvey M. Meyerhoff Lectures on Ethics and the End of Life--"Physician-Assisted Suicide or Physician-Assisted Dying: Who Decides?" by Marc Spindelman, Ohio State Moritz University College of Law. First of a two-part debate examining Oregon's physician-assisted suicide law. Sponsored by the Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute at Johns Hopkins. Hurd Hall. EB

Thurs., March 21, 4 p.m. The 11th Harold and Marilyn Menkes Memorial Lecture--"Nitric Oxide and Zinc Homeostasis in Pulmonary Endothelial Cells" by Bruce Pitt, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; W1020 BSPH. EB

Fri., March 22, 11 a.m. "Evidence-Based Medicine," a Welch Library Lecture by Harold Lehmann. Part of the series "An Introduction and Update on the Digital Library." Weinberg Auditorium. EB



Sat., March 23, 7 p.m. Performance by Peabody Preparatory Concerto Competition winners--pianist Samantha London, 15, and cellist Albert Hong, 12--with the Preparatory Chamber Orchestra and the Preparatory Sinfonietta. 410-659-8100, ext. 2. Friedberg Concert Hall. Peabody



Open Houses for MBA, MSF and other SPSBE business graduate programs.

Tues., March 19, noon to 1:30 p.m. Washington D.C. Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Fri., March 22, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Dr., Rockville.

Open Houses for undergraduate part-time programs for adults.

Mon., March 18, noon to 1:30 p.m. W9514 BSPH (cafeteria conference room). EB

Sat., March 23, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia Gateway Park.



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

Tues., March 19, noon. "Functional Analysis of LTRPC Family Ion Channels," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Andrew Scharenberg, University of Washington and Children's Hospital and Medical Center; 612 Physiology. EB

Wed., March 20, 1:30 p.m. "Rate-Limitings Steps in Protein and RNA Folding," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Tobin Roy Sosnick, Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, University of Chicago; 517 PCTB. EB

Wed., March 20, 4 p.m. "Histone Acetyltransferases: From Structure to Function," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Ronen Marmorstein, The Wistar Institute; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., March 20, 4 p.m. "Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Nerve Regeneration," a Biology seminar with Ronald L. Schnaar; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 21, noon. "Integrin Functions in Cell-Matrix Interactions and Signaling," a Cell Biology seminar with Kenneth Yamada, NIH; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., March 21, 3:30 p.m. "How the Zebrafish Knows Its Left Brain From Its Right," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Marnie Halpern, Carnegie Institution of Washington; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., March 21, 4 p.m. "Rapid Freshening of the Deep North Atlantic Over the Past Four Decades," an Earth and Planetary Sciences special seminar with Robert Dickson, CEFAS Laboratory, Lowestoft, UK; 305 Olin. HW

Fri., March 22, 12:15 p.m. "Silencing in Yeast: Using the Telomere to Understand the Genome," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Dan Gottschling, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Fri., March 22, 2 p.m. "The National Agenda for Public Health Informatics," a Health Sciences Informatics seminar with William Yasnoff, CDC; 1-119 Meyer. EB

Mon., March 25, noon. "CSF 14-3-3 Protein as a Marker of Axonal Injury in Multiple Sclerosis," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with David Irani; 1-191 Meyer. EB

Mon., March 25, 12:15 p.m. "Development of Delay Line Circuits in the Barn Owl," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Catherine Carr, University of Maryland, College Park; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 25, 3 p.m. "Cell Biology of IgG Trafficking by FcRn, a MHC Class I Related Fc Receptor," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with T.S. Ramalingam, California Institute of Technology. Co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Singapore Biomedical Centre. 303 WBSB. EB

Mon., March 25, 4 p.m. "Sedimentation on Submarine Fan Channels: New Insights from Laboratory Models," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with James Buttles, MIT; 305 Olin. HW



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

Thurs., March 21, 8:30 p.m. Women's History Month presentation of the film Divine Trash; 3 Shaffer. HW

Sun., March 24, 11:30 a.m. Delta Sigma Pi's Baltimore Alumni Chapter's "Business Person of the Year" event honoring financial analyst Julius Westheimer, brunch and ceremony. $29 per person. R.S.V.P. by phone, 410-661-3766 or Hopkins Club. HW



Mon., March 25, 3 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. St. Mary's; Homewood Baseball Field. HW