The Johns Hopkins Gazette: April 21, 2003
Apr 21-28

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Wed., April 23, and Thurs., April 24, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. JHU/American Red Cross Blood Drive. To schedule an appointment, call 410-516-0138 or go to Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW



Tues., April 22, 4 p.m. "Untimely Anthropological Work: Belated, Adjacent, Premature," an Anthropology colloquium with Paul Rabinow, University of California, Berkeley; 400 Macaulay. HW

Tues., April 22, 4:15 p.m. "Many Body Dissociation Dynamics in Dissociative Photodetachment and Charge Exchange Processes," a Chemistry colloquium wiith Robert Continetti, University of California, San Diego; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., April 23, 4 p.m. "Mathematical Biosciences Institute: Programs and Problems," a SIMCA colloquium with Avner Friedman, Ohio State University. Sponsored by Mathematical Sciences. 110 Clark. HW

Wed., April 23, 4 p.m. "The Seven Sins of Memory: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective," a Psychological and Brain Sciences colloquium with Daniel Schacter, Harvard University; 234 Ames. HW

Thurs., April 24, 3:30 p.m. "Opening Space for the 21st Century," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with Yoji Kondo, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., April 21, 5 p.m. The Dean's Lecture III--"Synapses and Memory" by Richard Huganir; Hurd Hall. EB

Tues., April 22, noon. "Replication Initiation Pathways in Mycobacterium tuberculosis," a Center for TB Research lecture by Murty Madiraju, University of Texas Health Center at Tyler; Patz Lecture Room, Wilmer Eye Institute. EB

Tues., April 22, 3 p.m. The Carolyn and Edward Wenk Jr. Lecture in Technology and Public Policy--"Information Security and Public Policy" by Ross Anderson, University of Cambridge. Co-sponsored by the Whiting School of Engineering, the JHU Information Security Institute and Computer Science. 110 Hodson. HW

Tues., April 22, 3 p.m. "Gene-Environment Interactions and Genomics," an Institute of the History of Medicine lecture by Daniel Nebert, University of Cincinnati. Part of the "History of Genetic Medicine" series. Suite 200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Wed., April 23, noon. "Pharmacology and Toxicology Resources," a Welch Medical Library lecture by Susan Rohner. Part of the series "An Introduction and Update on the Digital Library." Weinberg Building Auditorium. EB

Wed., April 23, 4 p.m. The Robert S. Pond Sr. Distinguished Materials Science Lecture--"'Industrial-Strength' Diffusion Models for the Processing of Titanium" by Lee Semiatin, Wright Patterson AFB. Sponsored by Materials Science and Engineering. 110 Maryland. HW

The Holtz Lectures, by Gerald Fuller, Stanford University. Sponsored by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., April 24, 11 a.m. "Soft Materials/Hard Science."

Fri., April 25, 11 a.m. "Complex, Mobile Interfaces: Rheology on the Edge."

Fri., April 25, 8 a.m. The William Sydney Thayer and Susan Read Thayer Lecture in Clinical Medicine--"N-3 Fatty Acids, Heart Disease and Sudden Death" by Alexander Leaf. Sponsored by SOM. Hurd Hall. EB

Fri., April 25, 1:30 p.m. "Adrian VI, Clement VII and Art," a History of Art lecture by Sheryl Reiss, National Gallery of Art; 255 Mergenthaler. HW

Mon., April 28, 3 p.m. "Has Genetics Revolutionized Medicine?" an Institute of the History of Medicine lecture by Tony Holtzman. Part of the "History of Genetic Medicine" series. Suite 200, 1830 Bldg. EB



Tues., April 22, noon. Midday Performance by Lyric Brass Quintet; Hurd Hall. EB

Wed., April 23, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series--pianist Murray Perahia performs. $55, $39 for series subscribers and students, $27 for student subscribers. 410-516-7164. Shriver Hall. HW

At Shriver Hall: Concert pianist Murray Perahia, winner of the 2003 Grammy for Best Solo Instrumental Album.

Thurs., April 24, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Renaissance Ensemble performs; Griswold Hall. Peabody

Fri., April 25, 8 p.m. Evergreen House Concert Series presents the Corigliano Quartet. Final concert of the 2002-2003 season. $15, general admission. Evergreen Theater, 4545 N. Charles St.

Sat., April 26, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Jazz Orchestra performs the music of Charles Mingus; Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Sat., April 26, 8 p.m. "Irony and Mystery," a Hopkins Symphony Orchestra Concert featuring Liadov's The Enchanted Lake, opus 62; Shostakovich's Concerto No. 1, opus 107, with cellist Christophor Miroshnikov; and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 7, opus 131. $9, $7 for senior citizens and JHU affiliates; JHU students free with ID. Shriver Hall Auditorium. HW

Sun., April 27, 2 p.m. Young People's String Program; Friedberg Hall. Peabody

Sun., April 27, 3 p.m. Vesalius Quartet performs Schubert quartets, and a piece written expressly for the group by local composer Lauren Bernofsky. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Turner Auditorium. EB



Thurs., April 24, noon. "DNA Day," celebrating the 50th anniversary of the description of DNA. Welcoming remarks by Michael Knapp. 301-294-7162. Sponsored by the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. 106 Academy and Research Building, Montgomery County Campus.

Noon. "New Challenges to Understanding Cancer Through Discoveries with DNA" by Donald Coffey.

3:15 p.m. "Pharmacogenomics," lecture intended for high school science teachers.

4:30 to 6 p.m. Open house/networking opportunity for JHU biotechnology students and faculty.



Mon., April 21, 2 p.m. "Quantum Cascade Lasers: Recent Improvements and Future Trends," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Y.S. Park, Office of Naval Research; 114 Barton. HW

Mon., April 21, 4 p.m. "Calibrating the Global Sea Level Curve: Are We Getting Better? Results from ODP Leg 194 Marion Plateau, Northeast Australia," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Alex Isern, NSF; Olin Hall Auditorium. HW

Mon., April 21, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Object-Centered Spatial Coding in the Frontal Lobe," with Carl Olson, Carnegie Mellon University; 338 Krieger. HW

Tues., April 22, 11 a.m. "Hyaluronan Distress Signals: A Common Mechanism for Connective Tissue Inflammation," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Vincent Hascall, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Orthopedic Research Center; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., April 22, noon. "Multiple Differences in Sialic Acid Biology Between Humans and Great Apes," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Ajit Varki, University of California, San Diego; 612 Physiology. EB

Tues., April 22, 4 p.m. "Career Development of a Structural Engineer," a Civil Engineering seminar with Kirk Mettam, Robert Silman Associates, P.C.; 110 Maryland. HW

Tues., April 22, 4:30 p.m. "An Overview of Digital Libraries," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Tim DiLauro; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., April 23, noon. "Multiple Differences in Sialic Acid Biology Between Humans and Great Apes," a Biology seminar with Ajit Varki, University of California, San Diego; 100 Mudd. HW

Wed., April 23, 12:30 p.m. "Thomas Bayes Brought Up-to-Date: Powerful Probabilistic Inference on Your Laptop," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Dennis Buede, Stevens Institute of Technology; 302 Ames. HW

Wed., April 23, 3:30 p.m. "Computed Simultaneous Imaging of Multiple Biomarkers," an ICMIC seminar with Jason Xuan, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.; 214 Traylor. EB

Wed., April 23, 4 p.m. "The Colonized Mind: Bengali Bhadralok, 1817-1911," an Anthropology/ History seminar with Tapan Raychaudhuri, University of Oxford; 315 Gilman. HW

Wed., April 23, 4 p.m. "Mechanism of DNA Mismatch Repair," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Paul Modrich, Duke University Medical Center; 303 WBSB. EB

Wed., April 23, 5 p.m. "Industrial R&D (Fortune 500 Company)," a Biomedical Engineering "Career Paths" seminar with Sharon Nunes, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center; 709 Traylor. EB

Thurs., April 24, noon. "Dynamic Cell Shape Changes: From Molecules to Mechanics," a Cell Biology seminar with Douglas Robinson; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., April 24, noon. "Semiannual Inspections: What You Need to Know," an Animal Care and Use Committee seminar with James Owiny; 403 Ross. EB

Thurs., April 24, 12:15 p.m. "The Influence of Presumed Influence: Anticipating the Impact of a Campaign on Others," a Center for Communication Programs seminar with Doug Storey; Suite 310, 111 Market Place. EB

Thurs., April 24, 12:45 p.m. "Rescue and Regeneration of Sensory Hair Cells," a Neuroscience research seminar with Mark Warchol, Central Institute for the Deaf, Washington University; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. EB

Thurs., April 24, 3 p.m. "LES of Compressible Turbulent Mixing and the Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Dale Pullin, California Institute of Technology; 110 Hodson. HW

Thurs., April 24, 3:30 p.m. "The Molecular Machines of DNA Repair, SFM Analysis of Their Architecture," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Clair Wyman, Erasmus University; 517 PCTB. EB

Thurs., April 24, 4 p.m. "The Number of Bit Comparisons Required by Quicksort," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Jim Fill; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., April 25, 3 p.m. "Tunable Multi-Wavelength Fiber Lasers for Optical Communications and Sensors," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Chang-Seok Kim; 117 Barton. HW

Mon., April 28, 12:15 p.m. "The Self-Renewing Mechanism of Stem Cells in the Germline," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Haifan Lin, Duke University; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW



2003 Pathology Young Investigators' Day. EB

Mon., April 21, noon. Talk by guest speaker Stanley Hamilton, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Tilghman Room.

Mon., April 21, 1 to 4 p.m. Poster presentations made by residents, fellows and students working with Pathology faculty members; Turner Concourse.

Tues., April 22, 8 p.m. "Proud to Be," DSAGA's 2003 Awareness Days concludes with a candlelight vigil in unity against hate crimes; Upper Quad. HW

Wed., April 23, noon. Wednesday Noon Series presents "The Zoo Through the Eyes of a Child," a slide lecture by Roger Birkel, executive director, Baltimore Zoo; Shriver Hall. HW

Fri., April 25, noon to 6 p.m.; Sat., April 26, and Sun., April 27, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. JHU Spring Fair, three-day event featuring arts and crafts vendors, foods, rides and a beer garden. Parking with shuttle service to Homewood is available at Johns Hopkins@Eastern, 1101 East 33rd. St. Upper and Lower Quads. HW



Wed., April 23, 3:30 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. Gwynedd Mercy; Homewood Field. HW

Fri., April 25, 7 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. George Washington; Athletic Center. HW

Sat., April 26, 1 p.m. Men's Baseball, vs. Muhlenberg; Homewood Field. HW



Tues., April 22, 9 a.m. The Charles E. Dohme Memorial Symposium--"Protection Against Cancer: Genes and Chemistry," with Alfred Knudson Jr., Institute for Cancer Research, Fox Chase Center; Trevor Penning, University of Pennsylvania Medical School; Allan Conney, Rutgers University; Masayuki Yamamoto, University of Tsukuba; C. Roland Wolf, University of Dundee/Biomedical Research Center; and Bert Vogelstein. Sponsored by Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences. Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. EB

Sat., April 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Symposium on Chromatin and Cancer, in honor of Biology professor Ru Chih C. Huang; keynote lecture will be given by Robert Tjian, University of California, Berkeley. Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW



Fri., April 25, Sat., April 26, 8 p.m.; and Sun., April 27, 2:15 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents Agatha Christie's Murder on the Nile. Tickets are $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon; student rush tickets are $5 at curtain time for all performances. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW

Fri., April 25, Sat., April 26, and Sun., April 27, 8 p.m. Witness Theater's April 2003 showcase of student-written one-act plays: Chinky Touley by junior Marshall Ross; The Late Great Speed Date by junior Marina Koestler; and Letters to Kurt by freshman Gillian Gower. $5 general admission, $3 students. Arellano Theater, Levering. HW



Tues., April 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Spotlight on the National Health Interview Survey NHIS," workshop intended for Hopkins data users, with experts from the National Center for Health Statistics. Sponsored by the Welch Medical Library and the Eisenhower Library. 226 Maryland. HW