The Johns Hopkins Gazette: Dec. 1, 1997
Dec. 1-8

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition


Monday, Dec. 1

East Baltimore

12:15 p.m. "The East Baltimore Mental Health Partnership: A Look at Comprehensive Community-based Mental Health Services for Children and Families, Part 1," a Mental Hygiene lecture by Raymond Crowel; Hampton House Auditorium.

12:30 p.m. "Multiple Losses and AIDS: Perspectives on the Epidemic," a talk in recognition of World AIDS Day by R. Kevin Mallinson; Room 302, 1830 Bldg. Sponsored by the Doctoral Students Organization of the School of Nursing. 3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds with rotating speakers; 6150 Outpatient Center.


4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"The Basal Ganglia Output: Selection and Inhibition of Competing Motor Mechanisms" by Jonathan Mink, Washington University School of Medicine, Missouri; 341 Krieger.

5:15 p.m. Holiday Reception and Community of Lights celebration with President and Mrs. William R. Brody; front entrance, MSE Library. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Manna House food kitchen.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

East Baltimore

Noon. Midday Performance by the JHMI Chamber Music Society, with violist Richard Field, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Hurd Hall.

7 p.m. Public Forum to discuss for-profit health care, the future of health care in the U.S. and the impact of these trends on Maryland, issues raised in the Dec. 3 JAMA publication For Our Patients, Not for Profits: A Call to Action; Hurd Hall. The forum will be linked by satellite to Boston, Mass. For information, call Todd Varness at 410-366-3243.

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


3 p.m. "Particles and Policy," a Geography and Environmental Engineering seminar with Jon Samet; 234 Ames. 4 p.m. "Life After Welfare Reform," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Patricia Ruggles, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services; Clipper Room, Shriver.

4:15 p.m. "Synthesis and Properties of Functionalized Fullerenes," a Chemistry colloquium with David Schuster, New York University; 233 Remsen.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 3

East Baltimore

8:15 a.m. "Information-based Design and Monitoring of Group Sequential Studies," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Daniel Scharfstein; 6015 SHPH.

12:15 p.m. "Opening Doors: Reducing Socio-Cultural Barriers for State-supported Family Planning Services," a Maternal and Child Health seminar with Cassandra Jackson, Michigan Public Health Institute; Hampton House Lecture Hall.

1 p.m. "Retinal Photoreceptors: Molecular Modeling of Transduction and Dark Adaptation," a Neuroscience research seminar with Trevor Lamb, University of Cambridge, England; 811 WBSB.

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


Noon. "Labor's Dilemmas: Union Responses to Globalization in Brazil and South Africa," a Sociology colloquium with Gay Seidman, University of Wisconsin; 526 Mergenthaler.

Noon to 1 p.m. Wreathmaking Workshop; Glass Pavilion, Levering. Cost for the workshop is $15, $14 for JHU staff and students. All materials, instructions and refreshments are included in the workshop fee. Another workshop takes place from 1 to 2 p.m.

Noon. General Body Meeting of the Black Faculty and Staff Association; Great Hall, Levering.

Thursday, Dec. 4

East Baltimore

7:30 a.m. The 14th Annual Howard and Georgeanna Jones Lectureship--"Uterovaginal Anomalies: Cervical Digenesis" by John Rock, Emory University School of Medicine; 240 Houck.

Noon. "Telomere Function and the Role of Telomerase: Lessons from a Telomerase Knockout Mouse," a Cell Biology and Anatomy department seminar with Carol Greider; 110 WBSB.

1 p.m. "Signal Transduction in the Neuronal Growth Cone," a Neuroscience research seminar with Stephen Strittmatter,Yale University; 811 WBSB.

3 p.m. "Sherrington and the Rhetoric of Humanism in Science," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Roger Smith, Lancaster University; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library.


4 p.m. "Non-locality in Quantum Computing," a Physics and Astronomy colloquium with James Franson; Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center.

4 p.m. "Long-term Maintenance of Homeotic Gene Expression by Trithorax and Polycomb Group Proteins," a Biology seminar with Peter Harte, Case Western Reserve University; 100 Mudd.


12:30 p.m. "Warrior Refuge Communities: The Exploitation of the Displaced," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lecture by Astri Shurke, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; 812 Rome Bldg., 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Friday, Dec. 5


2 p.m. "Think Small to Improve MRI," a colloquium with Raul Fainchtein; Parsons Auditorium. The program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.

East Baltimore

1 p.m. "Toward a Mathematical Model of the Cochlear Outer Hair Cell," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with Alexander Spector; 709 Traylor.

7 p.m. Black Faculty and Staff Association Third Annual Holiday Season Gala and party; Turner Concourse. Admission is $5. For information, call Alonzo Mack at 410-898-7960.


8 p.m. Evergreen Carriage House Concert, featuring an all-female cello quartet performing classical, contemporary and jazz music; 4545 N. Charles St. Admission is $10 per person, and includes a post-performance reception to meet the artists.


11 a.m. "Seasonal and Geographic Variability in Acoustic Backscattering by Ocean Bubbles," a Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics seminar with Jeff Hanson; 304 Olin.

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

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

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

Saturday, Dec. 6

East Baltimore

11 a.m. "Update on the Management of Hepatitis," a Clinical Pharmacology conjoint clinic with David Thomas; Turner Auditorium.


8 p.m. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra Concert in celebration of Baltimore s bicentennial, with violist Eve Abraham; Shriver Hall. 7 p.m. Pre-Concert Lecture by composer Jim Grant and music director Jed Gaylin. Tickets are $7, $6 for senior citizens and students. JHU students attend free with I.D. For information, call 410-516-6542.

Sunday, Dec. 7

Evergreen House

1 to 4 p.m. Holiday Open House, tours of the decorated Evergreen House, music, entertainment, seasonal refreshments and Holiday Boutique; 4545 N. Charles St. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and $3 for students.


7:30 p.m. Concert by Ensemble Galilei, performing Renaissance, medieval, baroque and folk music; Shriver Hall. Tickets are $14, with discounts available for senior citizens, full-time students and groups. For information, call the Office of Special Events at 410-516-7157.

Ensemble Galilei will perform a concert of early music--Irish airs, Welsh melodies, Galician waltzes and Breton folk tunes--on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Shriver Hall on the Homewood campus. The performance is presented by the Office of Special Events. Tickets for the general public are $14, with discounts available for senior citizens, full-time students and groups. For information, call 410-516-7157.

Monday, Dec. 8

East Baltimore

12:15 p.m. "The East Baltimore Mental Health Partnership: A Look at Comprehensive Community-based Mental Health Services for Children and Families, Part 2," a Mental Hygiene lecture by Christine Walrath; Hampton House Auditorium.

12:30 p.m. "The Expanding Horizon of Epidemiology," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Diana Petitti, Kaiser Permanente; 2008 SHPH.


3 p.m. The Don P. Giddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture--"Mathematical Morphology: A Geometric Approach to Image Processing and Analysis" by John Goutsias; Arellano Theater, Levering.

Varsity Sports
At Homewood

Here is a schedule for upcoming Johns Hopkins University varsity sports home games.

Men's Basketball

Wednesday, Dec. 3
8 p.m. vs. Swarthmore

Sunday, Dec. 7
1 p.m. vs. NYU

Women's Basketball

Tuesday, Dec. 2
7 p.m. vs. Bryn Mawr

Sunday, Dec. 7
3 p.m. vs. NYU