The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 5, 1998
Oct. 5-12

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Tues., Oct. 6, 4:15 p.m. "The Design of Novel Chiral-(P,S) Ligands and Their Use in Asymmetric Hydrogenation," a Chemistry colloquium with Elizabeth Hauptmann, E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co.; 233 Remsen. HW

Thurs., Oct. 8, 3 p.m. "Respiratory Disorders between Galen and Cardano," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Luke Demaitre, University of Virginia; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI

Fri., Oct. 9, 2 p.m. The Fifth Annual Ernest P. Gray Lecture -- "Radar Propagation and Scattering from Ocean and Terrain" by Denis Donohue; Parsons Auditorium. APL Program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.


Thurs., Oct. 8, 5:15 p.m. "The Hollis Sigler Exhibit," a discussion and tour of an exhibit of paintings by cancer patient Hollis Sigler, with Steven Scott of the Steven Scott Gallery; Doctors' Dining Room. JHMI Part of the "Conversations" series sponsored by Cultural Affairs. For information, call 410-955-3363.


Wed., Oct. 7, noon. A showing of the 1998 Clio Award-winning television commercials; Shriver Hall. HW Part of the "Wednesday Noon Series" sponsored by Special Events.


Mondays, 3 p.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, with a rotating roster of speakers; 6150 JHOC.

Wed., Oct. 7, 4 p.m. Endocrine Grand Rounds -- "A Second Frontier: The Physician's Journey to Outcome-oriented Medicine"; 1 Marburg. JHMI

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


Tues., Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. The William Henry Welch Lecture - - "Biological Warfare" by John Bartlett; Mudd Hall Auditorium. HW Sponsored by Cultural Affairs.

Wed., Oct. 7, 4 p.m. "The Research Paper: Making It Effective," a Scientific Communication lecture by Deborah McClellan; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. Sponsored by the Welch Medical Library WelchWeb program.

Thurs., Oct. 8, noon. "Navigating the Web," finding and managing information; Hurd Hall. JHMI Part of the "Internet Lecture Series" sponsored by the Welch Medical Library.

Thurs., Oct. 8, 12:30 p.m. "The OECD: An Insider's Look at Development Assistance," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Alvaro Rengifo, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Reservations are not required. SAIS

Michael S. Rosenberg will make a presentation titled "Safe and Orderly Schools: Designing Positive Learning Environments for All Students," as part of the Wednesday Noon Series. Wednesday, Oct. 14, Shriver Hall, Homewood campus.


Tues., Oct. 6, noon-2 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' graduate certificate in investments program; Downtown Center, Charles and Saratoga streets, and 6-8 p.m. at Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Dr.

Wed., Oct. 7, 6-7:30 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' master of science in marketing program; Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Dr., Rockville, Md.

Thurs., Oct. 8, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' information technology programs; Downtown Center, Charles and Saratoga streets.

Sat., Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' information technology programs; Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Dr.

For information on any of the School of Continuing Studies' open houses, or to R.S.V.P., call 1-800-GO-TO-JHU.


Tues., Oct. 6, noon. Midday Performance -- Peabody String Quartet perform works by Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn; Hurd Hall. JHMI Part of the Midday Performance Series sponsored by Cultural Affairs.

Wed., Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Wind Ensemble under the direction of Harlan Parker performs Jan Van Der Roost's Mercury, William Schuman's George Washington Bridge, Roger Cichy's Divertimento, Bernstein/Grundman's Candide Overture and James Barnes' Symphony No. 3; Friedberg Concert Hall, 1 E. Mt. Vernon Pl.

Thurs., Oct. 8, 8 p.m. Baltimore premiere of Gyorgy Kurtag's Kafka Fragments, Op. 24, with soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson and violinist Violaine Melancon; Friedberg Concert Hall, 1 E. Mt. Vernon Place. Tickets are $16, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students with I.D. For concert or ticket information, call the Peabody Box Office at 410-659-8124.


Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Christian Fellowship Meeting, musical worship and Bible study; 3030 SHPH.

Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Graduate Christian Fellowship meeting; London Room, The Marylander, 3501 St. Paul St. Off campus

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Agape Campus Ministry; 100 Shaffer. HW

Fridays, 7:30 p.m. Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship; group meeting; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW


Mon., Oct. 5, noon. "Saccharomyces Telomeres: Maintaining the End," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Virginia Zakian, Princeton University; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. "DNA Damage Recognition by Uracil DNA Glycosylase: How Does Uracil Flipping Contribute to Specificity?" a Biochemistry seminar with James Stivers, Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology/University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute/ National Institute of Standards and Technology; 2030 SHPH.

Mon., Oct. 5, 7 p.m. "MD/PHD: Is There an Advantage to Having Both Degrees?" a talk by Stephen Desiderio; 323 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 6, noon. "Shape Processing in Extrastriatal Visual Cortex," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Ed Conner; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 6, 12:30 p.m. "Where Science Comes to Life: A Comparison of German-U.S. Bio-Entrepreneurship," an Institute for Policy Studies seminar with Maryann Feldman; 526 Wyman Park Bldg. HW

Tues., Oct. 6, 4:15 p.m. "Defective Immunoglobulin Class Switching in Atm-mutant Mice," an Immunology Council seminar with Richard Hodes, NIA/National Institutes of Health; W2030 SHPH.

Tues., Oct. 6, 4:30 p.m. "Speech Technologies at IBM Europe," a Center for Language and Speech Processing seminar with Siegfried Kunzmann, IBM Speech Systems, Germany; 100 Shaffer. HW

Wed., Oct. 7, 8:15 a.m. "Policy vs. Reality in Clinical Trials," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Curtis Meinert; 6015 SHPH.

Wed., Oct. 7, noon. Community Fair; Gallery, SHPH.

Wed., Oct. 7, 12:15 p.m. "The Work of the Hopkins Population Center," a Population and Family Health Sciences seminar with Kenneth Hill; 250 Hampton House. JHMI

Wed., Oct. 7, 1:30 p.m. "Protein Design at the Interface of Theory, Computation and Experiment," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Stephen Mayo, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California; 517 PCTB.

Wed., Oct. 7, 4 p.m. "Saturated Chain Gangs: Role of Saturated Acyl Chains in Targeting Proteins and Lipids to Cholesterol and Sphingolipid-rich Lipid Rafts," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Deborah Brown, SUNY/Stony Brook; 303 WBSB.

Thurs., Oct. 8, noon. "Complement as a Mediator of Cell Activation," an Infectious Diseases and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology seminar with William Baldwin; W2030 SHPH.

Thurs., Oct. 8, 1 p.m. "Axon Guidance in the Drosophila Visual System," a Neuroscience research seminar with S. Lawrence Zipursky, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and UCLA; 811 WBSB.

Thurs., Oct. 8, 3 p.m. "Engineering Technology Transfer in Medicine and Surgery: An Unlimited Opportunity for Mechanical Engineers," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Edmund Y.S. Chao; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Oct. 8, 4 p.m. "The Clar and Fries Problems for Benzenoid Hydrocarbons Are Linear Programs," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Hernan Abeledo, George Washington University; 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., Oct. 8, 4 p.m. "IgG-Fc (gamma)RII Interactions: Substrate-supported Planar Membranes and Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy," a Biology seminar with Nancy Thompson, University of North Carolina; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., Oct. 9, 10:30 a.m. "Turbulence in Rotating Shallow Water and Its Applications to the Atmospheres of the Giant Planets," a Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics seminar with L.M. Polvani, Columbia University; 304 Olin. HW

Mon., Oct. 12, noon. "Molecular Signaling and Breast Cancer," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Ed Liu, National Institutes of Health; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW


Tues., Oct. 6, 4 p.m. Field Hockey, Hopkins vs. Western Maryland. HW

Wed., Oct. 7, 7 p.m. Volleyball, Hopkins vs. Bryn Mawr. HW

Thurs., Oct. 8, 4 p.m. Field Hockey, Hopkins vs. Catholic. HW

Thurs., Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Rowan. HW

Sat., Oct. 10, 11 a.m. Field Hockey, Hopkins vs. Notre Dame (Maryland). HW

For updated schedule information, call the Sports Information Office at 410-516-0552.

WJHU 88.1 FM

Mon., Oct. 5, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Attorney George Liebmann, author of The Agreement: How Federal, State and Union Regulations Are Destroying Public Education in Maryland.

Tues., Oct. 6, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Computer/Internet Hour, with David Troy of ToadNet, Sean Gallagher of Information Week and Erik Monti of Charm Net; followed at 1 p.m. by a visit with cast members from the Mechanic Theatre's production of Rent, and Everyman Theater's The Lion in Winter.

Thurs., Oct. 7, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Lorig Charkoudian, executive director of the Community Mediation Program.

Fridays, 8:30 p.m. American Song Book with Andy Bienstock. A program featuring music and singers of the golden age of American popular song.

Sundays, 4-5 p.m. Media Matters with David Zurawik and Sheri Parks. A critique of the media and a look at what's new in pop culture and television, with caller participation (410-516-6696 or