The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 12, 1998
Oct. 12-19

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Fri., Oct. 16, 2 p.m. "MRI Methods for Studying Brain Functions," a colloquium with Peter van Zijl; Kossiakoff Center. APL Program will be simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall on the Homewood campus.


Wed., Oct. 14, noon. "Safe and Orderly Schools: Designing Positive Learning Environments for All Students," a presentation by Michael Rosenberg; Shriver Hall. HW Part of the "Wednesday Noon Series" sponsored by Special Events.

Wed., Oct. 14, 4 p.m. "Social Responsibilities of the Physician," a talk by Victor Sidel, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center; Hurd Hall. JHMI Sponsored by the Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Maryland Committee to Defend Health Care.


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

Wed., Oct. 14, 4 p.m. Endocrine Grand Rounds--"Hypophosphatasia"; 1 Marburg. JHMI

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


Wed., Oct. 14, 3-5 p.m. 11th Anna Baetjer Lecture--"Work, Health and Productivity" by Edward Emmett, Thomas Jefferson University; 1030 SHPH. In addition to the lecture, the room will be dedicated.

Wed., Oct. 14, 4 p.m. "Illustrating Your Lecture with Slides," a Scientific Communication lecture by Edie Stern; West Lecture Hall, WBSB. Sponsored by the Welch Medical Library WelchWeb program.

Thurs., Oct. 15, noon. "JHMI E-Mail Enhancements for 1998"; Hurd Hall. JHMI Part of the "Internet Lecture Series" sponsored by the Welch Medical Library.

Thurs., Oct. 15, 12:30 p.m. "Rapid Population Growth and Environmental Protection in Israel," a Program on Social Change and Development brown bag lunch lecture by Jacob Sagiv, Embassy of Israel; 812 Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Reservations are not required. SAIS

Thurs., Oct. 15, 6 p.m. "Remaking Public Parks," a lecture by Henry Stern, NYC park commissioner; Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St. Evergreen Admission is $8 for Evergreen House members and $10 for non-members. A reception will follow the lecture. To make reservations or for more information, call 410-516-0341.

Mon., Oct. 19, 4 p.m. The 1998 Walter M. Elsasser Memorial Lecture--"New Perspectives on Biodiversity: Molecular Microbial Ecology" by Norman Pace, University of California, Berkeley; Olin Hall Auditorium.


Tues., Oct. 13, 5:30-7 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' information technology programs; Montgomery County Center, 9601 Medical Center Dr., Rockville, Md.

Thurs., Oct. 15, noon-1:30 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' information technology programs; Washington, D.C. Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Sat., Oct. 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Open House for the School of Nursing's undergraduate, master's, post-master's, doctoral and certificate nursing programs; Anna M. Pinkard Bldg. JHMI

Mon., Oct. 19, 5:30-7 p.m. Open House for the School of Continuing Studies' undergraduate programs for adults; Columbia Center, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Gateway Corporate Park. 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. 13, noon. Midday Performance by the Razumovsky String Quartet (violinists Peter Sirotin and Alexander Zhuk, violist Michael Stepnyak and cellist Igor Zubkovsky), works by Mozart and Mendelssohn; Hurd Hall. JHMI Part of the Midday Performance Series sponsored by Cultural Affairs.

Fri., Oct. 16, 8 p.m. Concert to dedicate Peabody's Leith Symington Griswold Hall (formerly North Hall) with Donald Sutherland, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, the Peabody Trio and the Peabody Concert Singers; 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.

Sun., Oct. 18, 3 p.m. "An American Sampler," works by Foster, Jacob, Loeffler, Copland and Blake performed by The Guilford Trio (mezzosoprano Deidra Palmour, violist Noah Chaves and pianist Noel Lester); Turner Auditorium. JHMI Part of the "Concerts in Turner" series sponsored by Cultural Affairs.

Sun., Oct. 18, 8 p.m. Shriver Hall Concert Series begins with a performance by violinist Gil Shaham; Shriver Hall. HW Tickets are $27, $14 for students with I.D. For more information, call 410-516-7164.


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. 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

Mon., Oct. 12, 4 p.m. "An Examination of Early (Mid-to-Late 18th Century) Attempts by Black British and Black North American Authors to Construct an Understanding of the Relationship between Their Ethnic Pasts in Africa and the Creolized ĆAfrican' Identities That They Began to Claim in Print," a History seminar with James Sidbury, University of Texas, Austin; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., Oct. 13, noon. "Functions of PDZ-containing Scaffold Proteins in Signal Transduction," a Clinical Neuroscience seminar with Min Li; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 13, noon. "Neuroendocrine Control of Sexually Dimorphic Behavior in Birds," a Toxicological Sciences seminar with Gregory Ball; W3030 SHPH.

Tues., Oct. 13, noon. "Molecular Water Pumps and Aquaporins: Their Roles in Epithelial Water Transport," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Thomas Zeuthen, University of Copenhagen; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., Oct. 13, 4:15 p.m. "Immunoglobulin Gene Hypermutation," an Immunology Council seminar with Jean Claude Weill, Institut Necker, Paris; W2030 SHPH.

Thurs., Oct. 15, 11 a.m. "Porous Particles for Drug Delivery to the Lungs," a Chemical Engineering seminar with David Edwards, Advanced Inhalation Research; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., Oct. 15, 1 p.m. "Mechanisms that Guide Axons in the Drosophila Embryo," a Neuroscience research seminar with David Van Vactor, Harvard Medical School; 811 WBSB.

Thurs., Oct. 15, 3 p.m. "On the Issue of Local Isotropy of Velocity and Scalar Turbulent Fields," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Zellman Warhaft, Cornell University; 106 Latrobe. HW

Thurs., Oct. 15, 4 p.m. "ĆHealers of Wounded Souls': The Crisis of Private Life in Soviet Literature and Society, 1944-46," a European History seminar with Anna Krylova; 315 Gilman. HW

Thurs., Oct. 15, 4 p.m. "V(D)J Recombination and Transposition: Two Outcomes of a Shared Pathway," a Molecular Biology and Genetics seminar with Martin Gellert, National Institutes of Health; 517 PCTB.

Thurs., Oct. 15, 4 p.m. "Total Path Length for Random Recursive Trees and the Distribution of the Runtime of Quicksort," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with James Allen Fill; 304 Whitehead. HW

Fri., Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. "Transport and Mixing within the Lower Stratosphere, and Its Relation to Ozone Depletion," a Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics seminar with Darryn Waugh; 304 Olin. HW

Mon., Oct. 19, noon. "Steroid Regulation of Programmed Cell Death during Drosophila Development," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Erik Baehrecke, University of Maryland, College Park; 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., Oct. 19, 4 p.m. "Getting Up and Giving a Speech Isn't Easy: Orators Meet Hecklers in Modern China," a History seminar with David Strand, Dickinson College; 315 Gilman. HW


Tues., Oct. 13, 4 p.m. Women's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Western Maryland HW

Tues., Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Field Hockey, Hopkins vs. Villa Julie. HW

Wed., Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Men's Soccer, Hopkins vs. Roanoke. HW

Fri., Oct. 16, 7 p.m. Football, Hopkins vs. Muhlenberg HW

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


Fri., Oct. 16, 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 17, 8 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 18, 2:15 p.m. She Stoops to Conquer, a Theatre Hopkins production of the 18th-century classic by Oliver Goldsmith; Merrick Barn. HW Tickets are $10 on Fridays and Sundays, $12 on Saturday evenings.

For more information or to make reservations, call 410-516-7159 weekdays between 1:30 and 5:30 p.m.

WJHU 88.1 FM

Monday, Oct. 12, 1 p.m. The Marc Steiner Show. A look at the latest news involving President Clinton.

Tuesday, Oct.13, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Baltimore attorney Ron Shapiro, followed at 1 p.m. by a discussion on breast cancer.

Wednesday, Oct. 14, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. A special two-hour live broadcast with scientists from NASA's Space Telescope Science Institute (also available live on the Internet). For details, see story, page 4.

Thursday, Oct. 15, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Herbert Benson of the Mind/Body Medical Institute at the Harvard Medical School.

Friday, Oct. 16, noon. The Marc Steiner Show. Harold Evans, author of The American Century.

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