The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 12, 2003
May 12-19

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Tues., May 13, noon. "From the Highest Point to the Deepest Gorge on Earth--Taking Environmental Protection in Tibet to Scale," a Center for a Livable Future lecture by Daniel Taylor, Future Generations; W2008 BSPH. EB

Wed., May 14, 1 p.m. "Regulation of Pulmonary Inflammation," a Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center lecture by Dale Umetsu, Stanford University. Co-sponsored by Aventis Pharmaceuticals. JHAAC Auditorium. Bayview

Wed., May 14, 7:30 p.m. The JHU Press Neighborhood Author Series presents SOM professor Peter Rabins, author of The 36-Hour Day, the "bible" for caregivers for people with dementia. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Peabody Room, Episcopal Diocesan Center, N. Charles St. and University Pkwy. Parking available.

Thurs., May 15, 6 p.m. "How We Know: Documentary Lenses on 19th-Century Buildings and Places," third and last in a series of lectures on the topic "Baltimore and Philadelphia: Architecture and Urbanism, 1820-1880," by architectural historians Jeffrey Cohen, Bryn Mawr College, and Charles Duff Jr., Jubilee Baltimore Inc. $10, $8 for Homewood members and JHU affiliates, free to museum members at the $50 level. Sponsored by Homewood House Museum, History of Art and the Carroll Family Foundation. To make reservations or for more information, 410-516-8639. AMR1. HW

Fri., May 16, 2 p.m. The Critical Challenge Lecture--"First Responder Readiness" by Sheldon Greenberg. Sponsored by the Applied Physics Laboratory. Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

Fri., May 16, 6:30 p.m. "Egyptian Queens of the Ptolemaic Period," an illustrated lecture by Sabine Albersmeier, The Walters Art Museum. Co-sponsored by the SAIS African Studies Program and the American Research Center in Egypt, Washington, D.C. chapter. Rome Auditorium, Rome Bldg., 1619 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, D.C. SAIS

Sat., May 17, noon. "Adobe Acrobat: Working with PDFs," a Welch Medical Library lecture by David Wright. Part of the lecture series "An Introduction and Update on the Digital Library." Weinberg Building Auditorium. EB

Mon., May 19, 11 a.m. The Inaugural Schwarz Lectures--"Designer Cells for a Genomic Age" by Jay Keasling, University of California, Berkeley. First of two; sponsored by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. 110 Maryland. HW

Mon., May 19, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture IV--"Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in East Baltimore: A Unique Marriage of Science and Community Service" by Diane Becker. Sponsored by SOM. Hurd Hall. EB



Mon., May 12, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Open house for degree programs in the Whiting School's Part-Time Programs in Engineering and Applied Science. 1-800-JHU-ENGR. Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Drive.

Mon., May 12, 4:30 p.m. Open House for the JHU Advanced Academic Programs. 1-800-847-3330. Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Drive.



Mon., May 12, 12:15 p.m. "How Kinesin Keeps Its Grip: The Mechanism of a Processive Motor Enzyme," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Jeff Gelles, Brandeis University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 12, 4 p.m. "Mechanisms for Preserving Genomic Stability During Lymphocyte Differentiation," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with David Roth, New York University School of Medicine; W2030 BSPH. EB

Mon., May 12, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Molecular Mechanisms for Experience-Dependent Plasticity in the Barrel Cortex" with Kevin Fox, Cardiff University, U.K.; 338 Krieger. HW

Tues., May 13, noon. "Modeling Protein-Protein Binding: Techniques, Blind Predictions and Applications to Engineered Antibodies and Biomolecular Switches," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Jeffrey Gray; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., May 13, 12:15 p.m. "Meeting the Urban Challenge," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Ruwaida Salem and Deepa Ramchandran; Suite 310, 111 Market Place. EB

Tues., May 13, 1 p.m. "Global Analysis of Protein Activities Using Protein Chips," an HIT Center candidate seminar with Heng Zhu, Yale University; 517 PCTB. EB

Wed., May 14, 8:15 a.m. "Logistics and Challenges Associated with Coordinating Center Activities in the Women's Health Initiative," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Garnet Anderson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; W2030 BSPH. EB

Wed., May 14, 1:30 p.m. "Mechanism and Structure of Medically Important Zinc Metalloenzymes," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Carol Fierke, University of Michigan; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., May 15, noon. "Navigating by Compass: How Cells Sense Chemotactic Gradients," a Cell Biology seminar with Peter Devreotes; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., May 15, 12:45 p.m. "Nascent Assembly of CNS Synapses," a Neuroscience research seminar with Craig Garner, Stanford University; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., May 15, 3:30 p.m. "Comparative Yeast Genomics and Chromosome Dynamics," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Bernard Dujon, Institut Pasteur; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., May 15, 4 p.m. "Osmotic Stress on Cells, Viruses and Macromolecules," a Biology seminar with Adrian Parsegian, NIH; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., May 16, 11 a.m. "The Origin and Evolution of Hominin Locomotion," a Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution seminar with Brian Richmond, George Washington University; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Fri., May 16, 12:15 p.m. "The Frontiers Prevention Program--A Gates-Funded Multicountry-Targeted HIV/AIDS Prevention Program," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Sam McPherson, International HIV/ AIDS Alliance; Suite 310, 111 Market Place. EB

Mon., May 19, 12:15 p.m. "New Models of Social Marketing: The Egypt Private Sector Experience," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Ron Hess and Bill Mackie; Suite 310, 111 Market Place. EB

Mon., May 19, 12:15 p.m. "The Role of Arf1 in Mitotic Golgi Disassembly, Chromosome Segregation and Cytokinesis," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, NIH/NICHD; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 19, 3:45 p.m. "Organization of Macromolecules Involved in the Control of Calcium in Muscle Cells," a Biophysics seminar with Clara Franzini-Armstrong, University of Pennsylvania; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., May 19, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Stimulating the Subthalamic Nucleus: Effects on the Neural Control of Movement in Parkinson's Disease" with Daniel Corcos, University of Illinois, Chicago. Sponsored by Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW



Fri., May 16, 4 to 8 p.m. Opening reception for the Art as Applied to Medicine graduate show, featuring work by students of the graduate program in medical and biological illustration. Show runs through May 24. Courtyard, Houck Lobby. EB

An Art as Applied to Medicine exhibition of medical and biological illustration begins with a reception on May 16.