The Johns Hopkins Gazette: May 14, 2001
May 14-21

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition



Fri., May 18, 2 p.m. "Data Fusion and Target ID: Dempster-Shafer and Probability Theories Holy War," a colloquium with Joseph Peri. Parsons Auditorium. APL Simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall (ITV facility) on the Homewood campus.



Fri., May 18, noon to 1:30 p.m. JHU Women's Network 14th Annual Spring Luncheon, features a discussion on the topic "Superwoman Doesn't Live Here Anymore," with Barbara Talley. $12. Open only to those who have preregistered (see story in this issue). Pinkard Building. JHMI



Mon., May 14, 5 p.m. Dean's Lecture IV--"Telomerase, Telomere Dysfunction and Cancer" by Carol Greider; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Tues., May 15, 4 p.m. The Chesapeake Biological Laboratories Lecture--"Telomerase and the Creation of Human Cancer Cells," by Robert Weinberg, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research/MIT. Sponsored by Biological Chemistry. WBSB Auditorium. JHMI

Wed. May. 16, 5 p.m. "Probing the Molecular Basis of Breast and Ovarian Cancer," an Oncology Center lecture by David Livingston, Harvard Medical School. Part of the "Biology of Cancer" series. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Thurs., May 17, 6 p.m. "Latrobe, Jefferson and the University of Virginia," by Charles Brownell, Virginia Commonwealth University. Last lecture in the series "Baltimore's Great Architects: A View From 1800." $10, $7 for JHU affiliates and free to Homewood House members. 410-516-8639. Lecture Hall, AMR1. HW

Fri., May 18, 4:45 p.m. Distinguished Lecture--"New Perspectives in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema," by Stanley Chang, Harkness Eye Institute; Patz Lecture Hall, Wilmer. JHMI

Mon., May 21, 4 p.m. The Second Annual Francis D. Carlson Lecture--"Not Just Noise: Fluorescence Fluctuations Yield Quantitative Information about Dynamics of Molecules and Cells," by Elliot Elision, Washington University; Mudd Lecture Hall. HW



Tues., May 15, noon. Midday Concert by pianist Peteris Svelbe, performing works by Bach, Debussy, Chopin and Brahms; Hurd Hall. JHMI

Sun., May 20, 1 p.m. Preparatory String Ensemble and Preparatory Chamber Orchestra Concert. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Sun., May 20, 3 p.m. Preparatory Honors Recital, presenting the Preparatory's most outstanding performers. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody



Tues., May 15, noon to 1:30 p.m. (Washington D.C. Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.); Wed., May 16, noon to 1:30 p.m. (Downtown Center, 10 N. Charles St.); and Mon., May 21, 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Columbia Center, Columbia Gateway Park, 6740 Alexander Bell Drive) Open House for the SPSBE Graduate Division of Business and Management MBA, MSF and other business, part-time graduate degree and credit certificate programs, as well as for the Graduate Division of Education and Undergraduate Division programs. For more information, 1-800-GO-TO-JHU or

Tues., May 15, noon to 1:30 p.m. (Washington D.C. Center, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.); and Wed., May 16, noon to 1:30 p.m. (Downtown Center, 10 N. Charles St.) Open House for part-time Master of Science in Real Estate Program. For more information, 1-800-GO-TO-JHU or

Fri., May 18, dusk. Maryland Space Grant Observatory Telescope Open House on the roof of Bloomberg, public viewing, weather permitting, begins at dusk. Bloomberg Center. HW



Mon., May 14, noon. "Context-Specific Adaptation of Vestibular and Oculomotor Behavior: Possible Countermeasures for Long-Duration Spaceflight," an Otolaryngology seminar with Mark Shelhamer; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., May 14, 4 p.m. "Assessment of Water Exchange Between Forests and the Atmosphere Using Stable-Isotopics," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with German Mora; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., May 14, 4 p.m. "RNA-Based Genome Surveillance," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Andrew Fire, Carnegie Institution of Washington; W2030 BSPH. JHMI

Mon., May 14, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Scene Segmentation and Attention in Primate Areas V1 and V2" by Dan Marcus, Washington University, St. Louis. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Tues., May 15, 12:05 p.m. "TB Elimination in the United States: Feasible or Fantasy?" a TB Interest Group seminar with Patrick Chaulk, Annie E. Casey Foundation; W2030 BSPH. JHMI

Tues., May 15, 12:15 p.m. "Plasticity and Remodeling at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Haig Keshishian, Yale University; Seminar Room 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Wed., May 16, 12:15 p.m. "Creating and Validating Alternative Interventions for Juvenile Offenders," with William Davidson III, Michigan State University. Part of the series "Prevention and Treatment of Mental Disorder Across the Life Span." Hampton House Auditorium. JHMI

Wed., May 16, 1:30 p.m. "Structures of Ribosome Functional Complexes," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Harry Noller, University of California, Santa Cruz; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Thurs., May 17, 11 a.m. "Quantitative Cellular Network Kinetic Analyses," a Biomedical Engineering seminar with George Church, Harvard Medical School; 709 Traylor. JHMI

Thurs., May 17, noon. "Vision, Revision and Barbara McClintock's Nobel Prize," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Nathan Comfort, George Washington University; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. JHMI

Thurs., May 17, 4 p.m. "ARF Nucleo-tide Exchange Factors Gea1p and Gea2p Regulate Golgi Structure and Function in Yeast," a Biology seminar with Cathy Jackson, NIH; 100 Mudd. HW

Fri., May 18, 11 a.m. "Implications of Segregation Distortion in Human Dizygotic Twinning: What If Aristotle Was Wrong?" a Center for Inherited Disease Research seminar with Charles Boklage, East Carolina University; Suite 2000 (CIDR Conference Room), Triad Building, 333 Cassell Drive. Bayview

Fri., May 18, 11 a.m. "Pediatrics Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU)--A New Clinical Resource," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment research seminar with Benjamin Gitterman, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.; W3031 BSPH. JHMI

Mon., May 21, noon. "Role of Protein Aggregation in the Pathogenesis of Neurodegenerative Disease," a Pathology seminar with David Borchelt; 1-191 Meyer. JHMI

Mon., May 21, 12:15 p.m. "Assembling and Dismantling Eukaryotic DNA Replication Complexes," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Stephen Bell, MIT; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., May 21, 4 p.m. "Late Quaternary Sea Levels and the Beach-Dune Ranges of the Coorong Coastal Plain, South Australia," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with John Cann, University of South Australia; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., May 21, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience --"Synaptic Mechanisms in the Auditory Cortex in Vivo: The Cocktail Party Problem," with Tony Zador, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW



Fri., May 18, 5 to 8 p.m. Opening reception for "Scott Ponemone's Baltimore: The Interplay of Art and Architecture," an exhibit of watercolors that will hang at Evergreen and Homewood House. The works combine architectural elements and decorative details from 15 public and private sites in the Baltimore area. 410-516-0341. Evergreen House.

'Scott Ponemone's Baltimore: The Interplay of Art and Architecture,' an exhibit of watercolors combining architectural elements and decorative details, begins at Evergreen House this week.

Sun., May 20, 3 p.m. Gallery talk by curator John Dorsey on the exhibit "Scott Ponemone's Baltimore: The Interplay of Art and Architecture." Reservations required. 410-516-0341. $10, $8 for Evergreen House and Homewood House members. Bakst Theater, Evergreen.

Mon., May 21, 7:30 p.m. Author Tom Wolfe (The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Bonfire of the Vanities) will give a talk and receive a President's Medal. Sponsored by the Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries (see story). 410-516-6732. Shriver Hall. HW



Fri., May 18, and Sat., May 19, 8 p.m. "Ebony and Ivory, Part 4: Clinton Comes to Harlem," cabaret-style vocal and instrumental performances and topical humor by Baltimoreans Joyce Scott and Lorraine Whittlesey. $10, $7 for senior citizens, JHU students and staff. 410-516-4695. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW

Fri., May 18, and Sat., May 19, 8 p.m., and Sun., May 20, 2:15 p.m. She Loves Me, a Theatre Hopkins production. Admission is $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. Final performances. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW



Tues., May 14, 4 p.m. AMCAS Essay and Application workshop with Mary Catherine Savage and Courtney Berger; Sherwood Room, Levering. HW

Sat., May 19, 7 to 9 p.m. Hustle dance workshop with Joyce Szilion, followed by a dance party until 10:30 p.m. Sponsored by the JHU Ballroom Dance Club. Great Hall, Levering. HW