The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 16, 1998

Mar. 16-23

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition


Monday, March 16

East Baltimore

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

Tuesday, March 17

East Baltimore

Noon. "Order from Disorder: How Cells Get the Right Chromosomes," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Bruce Nicklas, Duke University; 110 WBSB.

5 p.m. "Can Meta-Analysis Become a Rigorous Scientific Discipline?" a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Salim Yusuf, McMaster University/Hamilton Civic Hospitals Research Centre; East Wing Auditorium, SHPH.

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


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

Wednesday, March 18

East Baltimore

4 p.m. "Effect of Micro-Gravity on Muscle and Bone," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Jay Shapiro and Vincent Pisacane; 1 Marburg.

4 p.m. "The Composition, Structure and Intermolecular Interactions of a Human Cytomegalovirus Virion Complex Formed by the Protein Products of UL47 and UL48," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences thesis defense by Mary-Elizabeth Harmon; 303 WBSB.

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

Thursday, March 19

East Baltimore

Noon. Welch Internet Lecture--"The Research Paper: Creating Your First Draft," how to transform raw data into a rough draft; Hurd Hall. No registration required.

4 p.m. "'The Real Point is Control : Barbara McClintock and the Discovery of Genetic Transposition," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Nathaniel Comfort, George Washington University; 517 PCTB.

Friday, March 20


2 p.m. "Designer Resins for Environmental Remediation," a colloquium with Richard Fish, University of California, Berkeley; Parsons Auditorium. The program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

East Baltimore

10 a.m. "A Paradigm Shift in Bioinformatics: From Gene Discovery to Information Management," a Biomedical Information Sciences seminar with Rainer Fuchs, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals/Hoechst-ARIAD Genomics Center; 517 PCTB. Part of the Bioinformatics in Gene Discovery and Analysis Seminar Series.

1 p.m. "Tactile Form Recognition: The Spatial and Temporal Structure of Neural Receptive Fields in Cortical Area 3b of the Alert Monkey," a Biomedical Engineering doctoral defense by James DiCarlo; 709 Traylor.

1 p.m. "Characterization of Arc: A Novel, Neuronal Immediate-Early Gene that Binds CaMKII," a Neuroscience thesis defense by Gregory Lyford; 811 WBSB.


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. Edward Albee s Who s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? a Theatre Hopkins production; 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.

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

Saturday, March 21

East Baltimore

11 a.m. "Malaria: An Ounce of Prevention," a Clinical Pharmacology conjoint clinic with Theresa Shapiro; Turner Auditorium.


9 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Living and Learning," the second annual Women s Forum conferenc; Levering Union. For more information, call 410-516-7397.

8 p.m. Edward Albee s Who s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? a Theatre Hopkins production; Merrick Barn. Tickets are $12, $9 for senior citizens and $5 for full-time students. Final performance.

Monday, March 23

East Baltimore

5 p.m. The Henry G. Kunkel Lecture 1998--"Evidence for a General Mode for T Cell Receptor Recognition of MHC/Peptide Complexes" by Don Wiley, Harvard University; Hurd Hall. An Immunology Council endowed lecture.


3 p.m. The Don P. Giddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture--"Grace Under Pressure and the Secret Lives of Twins" by Kaliat Ramesh; Arellano Theater, Levering. Reception will follow in the Glass Pavilion. Sponsored by the Whiting School of Engineering.

4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Neural Prosthetic Connections with the Central Nervous System" by F. Terry Hambrecht, NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; 341 Krieger.

4 p.m. "Strangers in Their Own Land: Creole Identity in Colonial Spanish America," a National Cultures and the Construction of the Modern World seminar with David Brading, Cambridge University; 315 Gilman.


William Sladen, professor emeritus, will give a lecture on "Teaching Birds to Migrate with Ultra-light Aircraft: Restoring Trumpeter Swans to the Chesapeake Bay," at noon on March 25, in Shriver Hall. Sladen's project, "Operation Migration," served as the inspiration for the Hollywood film Fly Away Home. Sladen also served as a consultant on the film.

Violinists Thierry Brodard and Jean-Michel Berrette, violist Dominique Lobet and cellist Jean-Philippe Martignoni--the Parisii Quartet--will perform on Friday, March 27, at 8 p.m. as part of the Evergreen Carriage House Concert Series.