The Johns Hopkins Gazette: November 9, 1998
Nov. 9-16

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Tues., Nov. 10, 4:15 p.m. "Exploring New Reactivity for Expeditious Synthesis of Biologically Important Natural Products," a Chemistry colloquium with P. Andrew Evans, University of Delaware; 233 Remsen. HW

Fri., Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. "Health of the Bay, Health of People," a Center for a Livable Future colloquium with various speakers; 1030 SHPH. Registration is required. Call Polly Walker at 410-223-1608.

Fri., Nov. 13, 2 p.m. "Mathematics in Bronze and Stone," a colloquium with Claire and Helaman Ferguson, Institute for Defense Analysis; Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall. HW


Mon., Nov. 9, 11 a.m. "A Taste of the World," international tastes, sights and sounds; Glass Pavilion. HW

Mon., Nov. 9, 7 p.m. "It's a Gay World After All," a talk by representatives from national gay organizations; AMR1 Multipurpose Room. HW

Tues., Nov. 10, noon-2 p.m. "Breaking Barriers: Diversity in Corporate America," luncheon and talk; Great Hall, Levering. HW Tickets are $2; limited seating is available.

Tues., Nov. 10, 7-9 p.m. "Affirmative Action = Equal Opportunity?" a talk by activist Frank Wu; Great Hall, Levering. HW

Tues., Nov. 10, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. "A Taste of Taiwan at Night," Taiwan-ese karaoke and mah jong lessons; AMR1 Multipurpose Room. HW

Wed., Nov. 11, 8-10:30 p.m. "Arabian Nights," authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, music and traditional belly dance; Great Hall, Levering. HW Tickets are $3.

Thurs., Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Community Outreach and Service Site Day, a chance to volunteer at various community service sites; shuttles will leave from 10:30 a.m. in front of Merryman Hall. HW (To sign up, call the OMSA office at 410-516-5435.)

Thurs., Nov. 12, 7-9 p.m. "The Congo Crisis: A Case in Conflict and Cooperation in Central Africa," a panel discussion on the history and current status of the Congo crisis; Clipper Room, Shriver. HW

Thurs., Nov. 12, 8-11 p.m. Charity Concert Jam with the Mountain Brothers and DJ Rekha, Asian hip-hop to benefit local charities; E-Level and Great Hall, Levering. HW Tickets are $5, $3 with donations.

Fri., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. "Diwali Dhamaaka," the annual Hindu "Festival of Lights" with traditional folk dance; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW

Sat., Nov. 14, "Connecting Our Stories," events to end CultureFest--6 p.m. Cultural show; Shriver Hall Auditorium; 8 p.m. Banquet and party; Glass Pavilion, Levering. HW Tickets for the banquet and party are $10.

For more information on CultureFest activities, call 410-516-5435.


Wed., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. "Genetic Disorders of Growth Hormone Secretion and Release," Endocrine Grand Rounds with Joseph Gertner, Serono Labs Inc., and Children's Hospital, Boston; 1 Marburg. JHMI


Wed., Nov. 11, 12:30 p.m. "Leadership for a New Century--Multidisciplinary Efforts in Healthcare," a lecture by Sue Donaldson; 217 Pinkard Building, 525 N. Wolfe St. JHMI Part of a three-part series, "Multidisciplinary Approaches to Healthcare: From a Nursing, Public Health and Medical Perspective."

Wed., Nov. 11, 5:30 p.m. The Daniel Coit Gilman Lecture--"The Medical Keats" by Joseph Epstein, Northwestern University; Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs.

Thurs., Nov. 12, noon. "Literature Rodeo," a look at retrieving research and clinical results, and automatic reference updating services; Hurd Hall. JHMI Part of the Internet lecture series sponsored by the Welch Medical Library.

Thurs., Nov. 12, 12:30 p.m. "Venture Capitalism in Latin America and the Caribbean," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Patricia Leon, The Nature Conservancy; 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington. SAIS

Thurs., Nov. 12, 8 p.m. Frank R. Kent Memorial Lecture--"The Washington State Militia: A Foreign Correspondent at the End of the Line in America" by Jane Kramer, The New Yorker; Newbury Auditorium, Mudd Hall. HW Lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Call Special Events at 410-516-7157.

Mon., Nov. 16, 4 p.m. "Protein Sequencing and Non-Covalent Complexes by Mass Spectrometry," a lecture by Joseph Loo, Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research; West Lecture Hall, WBSB.


Tues., Nov. 10, noon. Midday Performance by classical guitarist Paul Moeller and cellist Kerena Fox; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., Nov. 11, noon. Concert by the Yale Gordon Concerto Competition winner, guitarist Byeong Woo Lee; Shriver Hall. HW Part of the "Wednesday Noon Series" sponsored by Special Events.

Thurs., Nov. 12, 8 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Faculty Recital with pianists Bang Lang Do and Shirley Pan, flutist Kimberly Valerio and soprano Vicki Downer; Leakin Hall, enter at 609 N. Charles St.

Fri., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Faculty Concert to benefit student scholarships; Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. Off campus Admission is free; donations to the Peabody Prep Student Scholarship Fund will be solicited at the door. For information, call 410-269-5343.

Sat., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. "Structure in Sound--Music by Edgard Varese," a performance by Phyllis Bryn-Julson and the Peabody Camerata; Griswold Hall. Part of the "Summing Up the Century" series. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D.

Sun., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series presents The Muir Quartet, performing works by Haydn and Dvorak and the Baltimore premiere of Richard Danielpour's Concertino for Bassoon and String Quartet; Shriver Hall. HW Tickets are $23, $12 for students.


Fri., Nov. 13, 5-7:30 p.m. Open House for the School of Arts & Sciences' part-time master's degree programs; foyer, Olin Hall. HW Fri., Nov. 13, 5:30-8 p.m. Environmental Sciences Career Night for the School of Arts & Sciences' Part-time Master's Degree Program in Environmental Sciences, with representatives from government and industry; foyer, Olin Hall. HW


Mon., Nov. 9, noon. "Pre-RNA Processing in Frogs and Yeast," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Brenda Peculis, NIH; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 9, noon. "Bridging the Length Scales in Mechanical Behavior," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Kevin Hemker; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., Nov. 9, 12:30 p.m. "Effectiveness of Potent Antiretroviral Therapy on the Natural History of HIV Infections," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Alvaro Munoz; W2008 SHPH.

Mon., Nov. 9, 4 p.m. "Modulation of Transcription Activator Function by the General Transcription Factor TFIIA and Coactivator CBP/p300," a Biochemistry seminar with Paul Lieberman, Wistar Institute; W2030 SHPH.

Tues., Nov. 10, 12:30 p.m. "The Association of Adolescent Exposures and Subsequent Breast Cancer Risk," an Epidemiology seminar with Pamela Marcus, NCI/NIH; W2008 SHPH.

Tues., Nov. 10, 4:15 p.m. "Regulation, Focusing and Affinity Maturation of I Lymphocytes Responding to Bacterial Infection," an Immunology Council seminar with Eric Pamer, Yale University School of Medicine; W2030 SHPH.

Tues., Nov. 10, 4:30 p.m. "The Web and the Word: Alternative Sources for Bilingual Text," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Phillip Resnik, UMIACS; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Nov. 11, 4:30 p.m. "Endothelin and Prostate Cancer," an Integrated Metabolism and Physiology seminar with Joel Nelson; 214 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., Nov. 12, noon. "A Tale of Two Tails: Tagging and Knockout of Microtubule Motor Genes in Chlamydomonas," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with George Witman, University of Massachusetts Medical Center; 110 WBSB.

Thurs., Nov. 12, 2 p.m. "Judaism and Medical Ethics--The Three Cardinal Sins," a seminar with Abra- ham Abraham, Hadassah Medical School; 113 PCTB. Sponsored by the Jewish Student Association.

Thurs., Nov. 12, 3 p.m. "Cytoskeletal Mechanics of Adherent Cells," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Ning Wang; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Nov. 12, 4 p.m. "Combating Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis: The New York City Paradigm," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with William Jacobs Jr., Albert Einstein College of Medicine; 517 PCTB.

Thurs., Nov. 12, 4 p.m. "Growth Factor Interactions with the Extracellular Matrix," a Biology seminar with Matt Nugent, Boston University School of Medicine; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., Nov. 12, 5:15 p.m. "Understanding Symptoms from the Perspective of Traditional Acupuncture," a sem-inar with Robert Duggan, Traditional Acupuncture Institute; 2030 SHPH. First in the complementary medicine series "Building Bridges."

Fri., Nov. 13, 9 a.m.-noon. "The New Cyber Landscape, a "Cyber-Tech" seminar sponsored by APL; Kossiakoff Center. Find directions at

Fri., Nov. 13, 11 a.m. "Unusual Fluid Multiphase Equilibria in Near-Critical Solutions of Carbon Dioxide and Certain Low-Volatile Solutes," a Chemical Engineering seminar with Cornelis Peters, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; 110 Maryland. HW

Fri., Nov. 13, noon. "Human Granulocyte Ehrlichiosis in Connecticut," a Vector Biology Forum seminar with Barmak Kusha; W4013 SHPH.

Fri., Nov. 13, 12:30 p.m. "Dehydroepiandrosterone and Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate: Serum Concentrations and Their Relationship with Colon Cancer," an Epidemiology Friday seminar with Anthony Alberg; W2008 SHPH.

Fri., Nov. 13, 1 p.m. "Cellular and Network Oscillations in the Hippocampal Region," a Biomedical Engineering Friday seminar with John White, Boston University; 707 Traylor. JHMI

Fri., Nov. 13, 3 p.m. "Retention and Sorting of Proteins in the Golgi Apparatus," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Sean Munro, University of Cambridge; 517 PCTB.

Mon., Nov. 16, noon-2 p.m. "The Role of Philanthropy in Baltimore," a Center for Civil Society Studies brown bag nonprofit sector seminar with Diana Morris, Open Society Institute; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Mon., Nov. 16, noon. "Establishment and Maintenance of Active Chromatin Domains," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Gary Felsenfeld, NIH; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Nov. 16, 12:30 p.m. "Policy vs. Reality in Clinical Trials," a Center for Epidemiology and Policy seminar with Curtis Meinert; W2008 SHPH.

Mon., Nov. 16, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Neural Coding of 3D Orientation of Axis and Surface in the Parietal Cortex" with Hideo Sakata, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo; 341 Krieger. HW

Mon., Nov. 16, 4 p.m. "'Glyco-deglyco' Processes during the N-glycosylation of Proteins," a Biochemistry seminar with Andre Verbert, Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, France; W2030 SHPH.


Sat., Nov. 14, 1 p.m. Football, Hopkins vs. Western Maryland. HW


Fri., Nov. 13, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 14, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 15, 2:15 p.m. (final performance) She Stoops to Conquer, a Theatre Hopkins production of the 18th-century classic by Oliver Goldsmith; Merrick Barn. HW Tickets are $10 on Friday and Sunday, $12 on Saturday.W


Mon., Nov. 9, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Tues., Nov. 10, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Jonathan Kirsch, author of Moses: A Life, followed at 1 p.m. by Internet/Computer Hour.

Wed., Nov. 11, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Gus Russo, author of Live by the Sword: The Secret War against Castro and the Death of JFK.

Fri., Nov. 13, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. Laurie Schwartz of the Downtown Partnership to discuss a report on downtown Baltimore.


Sun., Nov. 14, 1-3 p.m. "Scents of the Season," a 19th-century holiday craft and gift workshop and family program; Homewood House Museum. HW Tours of Homewood House are included in the program. Admission is $6 per person; reservations are required. For information or to make reservations, call 410-516-5589.