The Johns Hopkins Gazette: February 2, 1998

Feb. 2-9

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition


Monday, Feb. 2

East Baltimore

12:15 p.m. "Fertility Transitions Reassessed," a Population Center seminar with John Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; 2030 SHPH.

12:15 p.m. "Traumatic Amputees: Prosthet-ic Use and Long-Term Outcomes," a Center for Injury Research and Policy seminar with Tim Dillingham; 250 Hampton House.

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


12:15 p.m. "Rebuilding Distressed Communities," an Institute for Policy Studies brown bag lunch seminar with Michael Seipp, East Baltimore Community Action Coalition; 5th Floor Conference Room, Wyman Bldg.

3 p.m. The Don P. Giddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture "Sediment Transport: Experiments and Applications to River Channel Change" by Peter Wilcock; Arellano Theater, Levering. A reception will follow in the Glass Pavilion.

7 p.m. Freshman/Sophomore Prehealth Information Meeting with Ronald Fishbein and Mary Savage; 1 Remsen. A Prehealth Program for Spring sponsored by Academic Advising.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

East Baltimore

Noon. Midday Performance by pianist Angelin Chang, performing works of Rachmaninov and Messiaen; Hurd Hall. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs.

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


4:30 p.m. "How May I Help You? Understanding Fluently Spoken Language," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Allen Gorin, AT&T Labs Research; 100 Shaffer.

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

8 p.m. "Spectra: The Fingerprints of Stars," a Space Telescope Science Institute public lecture; Space Telescope Science Institute Auditorium. Part of the "First Tuesday" series. Following the lecture, attendees will have an opportunity to visit the Maryland Space Grant Observatory for a night of observing. Free parking is available.


8 p.m. Sylvia Adalman Artist Recital with flutist Mark Sparks; Friedberg Concert Hall. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. For information, call 410-659-8124.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

East Baltimore

8:15 a.m. "Statistical Methods for Clinical Trials of Vaccines," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Janet Wittes, Statistics Collaborative, Inc.; 6015 SHPH.

9 a.m. Tours of the new Nursing Building for university and hospital employees and students. The school is located at directly across from the main hospital entrance on Wolfe Street. To RSVP, call 410-955-7548. Another tour begins at 11:30 a.m.

12:15 p.m. "MCH Connections: Baltimore City Health Department," a Maternal and Child Health seminar with Peter Beilenson, Penny Borenstein, Thomas Coyle and Gerry Waterfield, Baltimore City Health Department; Hampton House Lecture Hall.

12:15 p.m. "Will the New Hong Kong H5N1 Virus Produce the Promised Influenza Pandemic," an International Health/Infectious Diseases/Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with Robert Webster, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital; W2008 SHPH.

4 p.m. Endocrine Grand Rounds_"Glucose Output and Uptake" with Alan Cherring-ton, Vanderbilt Medical School; 1 Marburg.

4 p.m. "Coagulation Disease," with various speakers; 1024 Blalock.

4:15 p.m. "Biochemical Basis of Peptide Selection by Histocompatibility Molecules," an Immunology Council seminar with Emil Unanue, Washington University School of Medicine; West Lecture Hall.

5 p.m. Dean's Lecture_"BSE: Mad Cow Disease" by Richard Johnson; 2030 SHPH.

5:30 p.m. The Snake Pit, a film directed by Anatole Litvak and star-ring Olivia DeHavilland; Mount-castle Auditorium, PCTB. Part of the humanities series "The Manners of Healing: Communication and Civil Exchange" sponsored by Cultural Affairs. For more information, call 410-955-3363.


Noon. "The Appeal of Puff Pastry," a Wed-nesday Noon Series lecture and demon-stration by Chef Jan Bandula, School of Culinary Arts, Baltimore International College; Shriver Hall. Sponsored by Special Events.

3 p.m. Women's History Month Meeting, an important meeting for those involved or interested in being involved with Women's History Month; 300 Jenkins. Sponsored by Women's Studies. For information, call Rachel Karol-Ablow at 410-516-8340.

Thursday, Feb. 5

East Baltimore

Noon. "Regulation of Apoptosis," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Sally Kornbluth, Duke University Medical Center; 110 WBSB.

1 p.m. "Enemies Within or the Biochemistry of Apoptosis," a Neuroscience research seminar with Yuri Lazebnik, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories; 811 WBSB.

3 p.m. "Campaigns and Crystals: The War against Polio and the Political Economy of Postwar Virus Research (1938-58)," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Angela Creager, Prince-ton University; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library.

4 p.m. "Papillomavirus Proteins that Target Signal Transduction Pathways and the Cell Cycle Machinery," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Daniel Dimaio, Yale University; 805 PCTB.


12:30 p.m. "Confronting Crisis: Household Responses to Poverty in Poor Urban Communities," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Caroline Moser, The World Bank; 812 Rome. Reservations are not required.

Friday, Feb. 6


2 p.m. "Eigenfunction Styles: From Early Beethoven to Late Monk," a colloquium with Arnold Mandell, Emory University/Florida Atlantic University; Parsons Auditorium. The program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

East Baltimore

12:30 p.m. "Productive Aging: Social Programs as Primary Prevention," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Linda Fried; W2008 SHPH.

1 p.m. "Effective in vivo Electroporation for Electrochemotherapy and Gene Transfection," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Damijan Miklovcic, University of Ljublijana; 709 Traylor.


1 p.m. "Feminist Discourse and the Academy," a Women's Studies brown-bag discussion; 300 Jenkins. All are welcome. Readings will be available in the Women's Studies Office in 300 Jenkins. Participants should bring thoughts, ideas, comments and experiences.

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

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

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

Off campus

8 p.m. "The Surprises of Love," operatic divertissements for the French court, a triple bill of short operas presented by the Peabody Chamber Opera and the Baroque Chamber Ensemble; Renaissance Court, Walters Art Gallery. Tickets are $15, $10 for members of the Walters Art Gallery. For information, call the Peabody Box Office at 410-659-8124.

Saturday, Feb. 7

Off campus

8 p.m. "The Surprises of Love," operatic divertissements for the French court, a triple bill of short operas presented by the Peabody Chamber Opera and the Baroque Chamber Ensemble; Renaissance Court, Walters Art Gallery. Tickets are $15, $10 for members of the Walters Art Gallery. For information, call the Peabody Box Office at 410-659-8124.

Sunday, Feb. 8


7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series_Piatigorsky Memorial Concert by cellist Anner Bylsma; Shriver Hall. Tickets are $22, $11 for students. 6:30 p.m. A pre-concert lecture by Eileen Soskin; Clipper Room, Shriver Hall.

Monday, Feb. 9

East Baltimore

12:15 p.m. "Partners for Child Passenger Safety," a Center for Injury Research and Policy seminar with Flaura Winston, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; 250 Hampton House.

4 p.m. The Mary Elizabeth Garrett Lectureship_"Genetic Analysis of Breast and Ovarian Cancer" by Mary-Claire King, American Cancer Society and University of Washington, Seattle; Hurd Hall. Sponsored by the Women's Leadership Council and the Dean's Office.


5:30 p.m. "Photographing Literature: Julia Margaret Cameron's Excerpts from Tennyson's Idylls of the King," a Women's Studies/History of Art seminar with Carol Armstrong; 110 Gilman.

7 p.m. "Advances and Research in Dentistry," a Prehealth Program for Spring lecture by Jon Ackerman, Columbia University; AMR1 Multipurpose Room.


8 p.m. Retrospective of the Music of Harold Farberman, a presentation by the Peabody Percussion Ensemble; Friedberg Concert Hall. Part of the "Here and Now" series. For information, call 410-659-8124.