The Johns Hopkins Gazette: January 28, 2002
Jan 28-
Feb 4

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Thurs., Jan. 31, 1 p.m. National satellite broadcast: "Children's Environmental Health Information Resources," public health grand rounds presented by the Partners in Information Access for Public Health Professionals. Interactive program will look at online resources in important issues, including pesticide exposure, environmental triggers of asthma and lead poisoning prevention. For education credits, register at For information about the event at Hopkins, contact CLF at or 410-502-7578. W2030 BSPH. EB



Tues., Jan. 29, 5:30 p.m. "The World Economy in 2002: Will Globalization Continue or Stall?" by David D. Hale, global chief economist for Zurich Financial Services Group. Part of a SAIS series called "The Forum on Constructive Capitalism." Non-SAIS affiliates should reserve at 202-663-5650 or; Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building. SAIS



Sat., Feb. 2, 8 p.m. International Championship of Collegiate a Cappella Groups, a regional competition hosted by the Vocal Chords, who will compete with the Johns Hopkins Octopedes and with four other groups. Shriver Auditorium. HW



Mon., Jan. 28, 12:15 p.m. "Olfactory Maps and Circuits," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Leslie Vosshall, Rockefeller University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Jan. 28, 3 p.m. "Calcium Oscillations, a Novel Signaling Pathway in Renal Epithelial Cell," a Biological Chemistry special seminar with Anita Aperia, Astrid Lindgren's Children's Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Sweden; 612 Physiology. EB

Mon., Jan. 28, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience: "Disturbances of Sensation in Pain Syndrome" with Ursula Wesselmann. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute; 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., Jan. 28, 4 p.m. "Proterozoic CO2 Levels Estimated from in situ Carbon-Isotopic Compositions of Organic-Walled Microfossils," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Jay Kauffman, University of Maryland, College Park. Part of the Randolph Bromery Spring 2002 Seminar Series; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m. "Localization Genus of Classifying Spaces," an Algebraic Topology seminar with Donald Yau; 211 Krieger. HW

Tues., Jan. 29, 10:30 a.m. "Genetic Control of Genome Instability in Cancer Development," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Kyungjae Myung, University of California at San Diego; W3030 BSPH. EB

Tues., Jan. 29, 4 p.m. "Birational Geometry and Inequalities of the Different Invariants," and Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with Tommaso de Fernex, University of Illinois at Chicago; 302 Krieger. HW

Wed., Jan. 30, 10:15 a.m. "Channels on the Move: Novel Membrane Protein Trafficking Checkpoints," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Dzwokai "Zach" Ma; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., Jan. 30, 4 p.m. "Marginal Structural Models," a Biostatistics seminar with Stephen Cole, Epidemiology; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., Jan. 30, 4 p.m. The Annual J. Douglas Colman Lecture: "Strengthening the Public Health Infrastructure: Opportunities and Challenges" with Surgeon General David Satcher; East Wing Auditorium, BSPH. EB

Thurs., Jan. 31, 4 p.m. "Semistable Degeneration of Toric Varieties and Their Hypersurfaces," an Algebraic and Complex Geometry seminar with Shengda Hu, University of Wisconsin; 302 Krieger. HW

Fri., Feb. 1, 1 p.m. "Effects of Limb Geometry and Task Dynamics on Primary Motor Cortex Cell Activity," a Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute seminar with John F. Kalaska, University of Montreal; Talbot Library, 707-09 Traylor. EB

Mon., Feb. 4, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience: "Human Path Integration Deficits After Partial Hippocampectomy" with John Philbeck, George Washington University. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute; 338 Krieger. HW



Tue., Jan. 29, 5:30 p.m. The Collectors' Series: "Evenings in the Library" with Cythnia Requardt and Amy Kimball of MSEL Special Collections. The last of five evenings with JHU librarians presenting the rare books selected as inspiration by the contemporary artists included in the exhibition Kings, Hummingbirds and Monsters: Artist's Books at Evergreen. Reception follows. Space is limited, and reservations are required; 410-516-0341; Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St.

Fri., Feb. 1, to Thurs., Feb. 28. Black History Month. Student-run events whose theme is "The Black Family: Yesterday, Today and Forever." For details, see story in this issue.

Fri., Feb. 1, noon. Opening ceremonies. A preview of the month's events with music, dance, poetry, speeches, refreshments. Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Sat., Feb. 2, 9 p.m. Cabaret, a "nightclub" featuring students reciting speeches by some of history's greatest black personalities, plus performances by undergraduate vocalists Kaisha Askins and Jamie McMillan. Light refreshments. Evening casual attire required. Great Hall, Levering. HW



Wed., Jan. 30, 4 p.m. Men's Swimming, vs. UMBC; Newton H. White Athletic Center. HW

Wed., Jan. 30, 4 p.m. Women's Swimming, vs. UMBC; Newton H. White Athletic Center. HW

Sat., Feb. 2, 10 a.m. Wrestling, vs. Wesleyan, Williams, Western New England; Newton H. White Athletic Center. HW