The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 4, 1998


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Monday, May 4

East Baltimore

3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, with rotating roster of speakers; 6150 Outpatient Center.

4 p.m. "Glycosylation of Proteins and Lipids in Yeast," a Biochemistry seminar with Neta Dean, State University of New York, Stony Brook; W2030 SHPH.

5 p.m. Dean's Lecture III--"Molecular Aspects of Lymphocyte Development" by Stephen Desiderio; Hurd Hall.


4 p.m. " 'Thank You, Comrade Stalin : The Moral Economy of the Gift in Soviet Public Culture," an Institute for Global Studies seminar with Jeff Brooks; 404 Macaulay.

4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Is Face Recognition 'Special ? Evidence from Brain Injury, fMRI and Behavior" by Michael Tarr, Brown University; 341 Krieger.

Tuesday, May 5

East Baltimore

2 p.m. The Alicia Showalter Reynolds Memorial Lecture--"Molecular Maps of Odor and Pheromone Perception" by Linda Buck, Harvard Medical School; East Lecture Hall, WBSB.

4:15 p.m "The Resolution Steps of V(D)J Recombination and Class Switch Recombination: Enzymes in Non-Homologous DNA End Joining," an Immunology Council seminar with Michael Lieber, University of Southern California School of Medicine; 2030 SHPH.

7 p.m. Christian Fellowship Meeting, musical worship and Bible study; Reed Hall Library. All are welcome.


10 a.m. The Philip D. Curtin Seminar--"Africa and the World" with various speakers; Clipper Room, Shriver.

4:15 p.m. "Recent Advances in Asymmetric Catalysis," a Chemistry colloquium with Amir Hoveyda, Boston College; 233 Remsen.

7:30 p.m. Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Discussion and Social Group; 217 Ames. For more information, call Bob at 410-889-7081.

8 p.m. "The Big Gulp: X-Ray Signals of Matter Falling into a Black Hole" an "Open Night at the Institute" lecture; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center. After the lecture, attendees will have an opportunity for a night of observing.

Off campus

7:30 p.m. Johns Hopkins Choral Society Spring Concert, performances of the Faure Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine; University Baptist Church, 3501 N. Charles St. All are welcome.

Wednesday, May 6

East Baltimore

8:15 a.m. "Ethics of Placebos," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Nancy Min; 6015 SHPH.

10:30 a.m. "Live Pox-vectored Vaccines," a Vaccine Sciences track seminar with Charles Flexner; W4013 SHPH.

4 p.m. "Overcoming Resistance to Specific Immunotherapy of Cancer: Alpha Emitters and Vaccines," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with David Scheinberg, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; 303 WBSB.

4 p.m. "Diagnosis and Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Mary Lee Vance, University of Virginia; 1 Marburg.

4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease" with William Bell; 1024 Blalock.

4:30 p.m. JHUSOM Graduate Student Association Second Annual Poster Session and "Happy Hour," display of research posters; Greenhouse Cafeteria, PCTB.

5 p.m. New Approaches to Cancer Therapy 1998, Section II, Radiation Oncology: "Protracted Exposures to Ionizing Radiation: Implications for Cancer Treatment and Prevention" by Theodore DeWeese; 119 Oncology.


4 p.m. " 'There's No Yellow in the Red, White and Blue : The Production and Reception of Anti-Japanese Music during World War II" an American History seminar with Krystyn Legg; 315 Gilman.

Thursday, May 7

East Baltimore

Noon. "Molecular Genetic Analysis of Pattern Formation in Zebrafish," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with William Talbot, New York University Medical School; 110 WBSB.

1 p.m. "Dynamics of Dendrite Growth during Synaptogenesis," a Neuroscience research seminar with Steve Smith, Stanford Medical School; 811 WBSB.


2 p.m. "The Development of School Finance Formulas to Guarantee the Provision of Adequate Education to Low-Income Students," an Institute for Policy Studies faculty seminar with Andrew Reschovsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison; 526 Wyman Park Bldg.

4 p.m. The Holtz Lecture--"Cell Engineering: An Engineering/Biology Interface for Science and Technology" by Douglas Lauffenberger, MIT; Garrett Room, MSE Library. Sponsored by Chemical Engineering.

Friday, May 8


2 p.m. "Auralization of Complex Environments," a colloquium with James E. West, Bell Laboratories; Parsons Auditorium. The program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.


1 p.m. "Alternative Approaches to Immunotherapy," a Clinical Immunology clinical conference with Harold Nelson; Norman Library, Asthma and Allergy Center, 5501 Bayview Circle.

East Baltimore

10:30 a.m. "Cancer Vaccines," a Vaccine Sciences track seminar with Drew Pardoll; W4013 SHPH.

1 p.m. "New Observations in Excitation-Contraction Coupling in Heart Muscle," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with W. Jonathan Lederer, University of Maryland; 709 Traylor.

4 p.m. "Environmental Risks to Children's Health," a talk by Carol Browner, EPA, followed by a discussion; 1030 SHPH. Sponsored by the Center for a Livable Future. A reception will follow the talk.


11 a.m. The Holtz Lecture--"Operation of Autocrine Ligand/Receptor Systems: Cell Sonar" by Douglas Lauffenberger, MIT; 109 Maryland. Sponsored by Chemical Engineering.

7:30 p.m. Agape Campus Ministry, weekly meeting; 100 Shaffer. All are welcome.

7:30 p.m. Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, weekly group meeting; Garrett Room, MSE Library.

8 p.m. The Mystery of Edwin Drood, a Theatre Hopkins production of Rupert Holmes play; Merrick Barn. Tickets are $10, $9 for senior citizens and $5 for full-time students. For more information, call 410-516-7159 weekdays from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

8:30 p.m. Astronomy Open House, public viewing; Bloomberg Center Observatory. For information, call 410-516-6525.

Saturday, May 9

East Baltimore

11 a.m. "Designer Estogens: New Choices for Hormonal Therapy," a Clinical Pharmacology conjoint clinic with Michael Levine; Turner Auditorium.


8 p.m. The Mystery of Edwin Drood, a Theatre Hopkins production of Rupert Holmes play; Merrick Barn. Tickets are $12 $9 for senior citizens and $5 for full-time students. For more information, call 410-516-7159 weekdays from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.


8 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Sinfonia Concert, with soloist Jamie Raudensky performing Hindemith's Viola Concerto; also Beethoven's Symphony No. 6; Friedberg Concert Hall.

Sunday, May 10


2:15 p.m. The Mystery of Edwin Drood, a Theatre Hopkins production of Rupert Holmes play; Merrick Barn. Tickets are $10, $9 for senior citizens and $5 for full-time students. For information, call 410-516-7159 weekdays from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.


3 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Honors Recital; Friedberg Concert Hall.

Monday, May 11

East Baltimore

4 p.m. "Structure-based Functional Genomics," a Biochemistry seminar with Gaetano Montelione, Rutgers University; W2030 SHPH.

4 p.m. "The Chesapeake Biological Laboratories Lecture Series," a Biological Chemistry lecture by Lubert Stryer, Stanford University School of Medicine; WBSB Auditorium.

5 p.m. New Approaches to Cancer Therapy 1998, Section III, New Treatment Discovery: "Antitumor Activity of E1A for HER-2/neu-Overexpressing Cancer Cells" by Mien-Chie Hung, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston; 119 Oncology.


4 p.m. Valedictory Lecture--"Non-Western Responses to Western Imperialism: Defensive Modernization in Buganda, Japan, Imerina, Hawaii and Siam" by Philip Curtin; Garrett Room, MSE Library. Sponsored by History.

4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"How Infants Find and Remember Words" by Peter Jusczyk; 341 Krieger.

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