A listing of UBC-related or UBC-sponsored events occurring on campus and off campus within the Lower Mainland from January 25 through February 7, 1998.
UBC Reports welcomes calendar submissions from members of the UBC community.
January 26, 27, 28,
29, 30, 31
February 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Mendel's Children. Sherrie Smith, author. Buchanan E-470 at 12:30pm. Bring your lunch. Call 822-0699.
The Production Of Oriented Strand Board: Challenges And Research Opportunities. Pat Crammond, Mechanical Engineering. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Light refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Bacterial Transferrin And Lactoferrin Receptors. Anthony Schryvers, U of Calgary. IRC #5 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call Dr. Strynadka 822-0789.
The Mass Distribution In Spiral Galaxies. Stephane Courteau, Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call 822-4134.
Deconstructing APEC - A Community Panel. David Lertzman, Chair, Community and Regional Planning. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Microbial Diversity In Deep Subsurface Environments. Jim Fredrickson Battelle PNNL. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
The Science Of The Soul: A Naturalistic Account Of Life. Don Brown, Philosophy. Scarfe 206 at 12:30pm. Free donuts. Call 739-9822.
Sixth Extinction: How Large, How Soon, And Where? Stuart Pimm, U of Kentucky. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Enzymes In Organic Synthesis - Whither Next? Bryan Jones, Prof., Chemistry, U of Toronto. Chemistry B-250 (south wing) at 1pm. Refreshments at 12:40pm. Call 822-3266.
Combustion Of Particles Of Copper Concentrate In A Stagnant Furnace. Anabel Thomas. Frank Forward 317 at 3:30pm. Call 822-1918.
New And Regenerated Primary Production In The Northeastern Subarctic Pacific Ocean. Diana Varela, Oceanography, Earth and Ocean Sciences. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
The Commercialization Of Human Genetics: Imperialism of Disease And Inadequate Regulatory Options. Tim Caulfield, Health Law Institute, U of Alberta. Angus 413 from 4-6pm. Call 822-5139.
Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Christian Perspective. Edwin Hui, Prof.; Director, Chinese Studies Programme, Regent College. Buchanan penthouse at 4:15pm. Coffee at 4pm. Call 822-4351.
Gender And Performance In The South Asian Tradition. Mandakranta Bose. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception Graham House from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Evening With First Nations Women Filmmakers. Arlene Bowman, Navajo filmmaker. MOA Theatre Gallery from 7-9pm. Call 822-5087.
Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy. Dr. R. Hawkins; Dr. R. Orfaly; Dr. P. Kokan, Orthopaedics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Lunar New Year Festival. CK Choi lobby from 9am-6pm. Call 822-2746.
The Ainu And The New I: Rethinking Tsugaru. Sherry Tanaka, Graduate Studies. CK Choi 120 from 12:30-2pm. Call 822-2629.
Financial Planning: Tuning Out The Noise. John Caspar, columnist and broadcaster. Chemistry 250 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Camille Churchfield, flute; Eugene Osadchy, cello; Christopher Millard, basson; Rena Sharon, piano. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
Gene Regulation In Prostate Cancer. Dr. Colleen Nelson, Cancer Endocrinology, BC Cancer Agency. BC Women's Hosp 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Demographic Patterns Of Herbivorous Insects And Community Structure Of Coral Reefs: What Can We Learn From Literature Syntheses. Buck Cornell, U of Delaware. Family and Nutritional Sciences 60 at 4:30pm. Cookies Hut B-8 at 4pm. Call 822-3957.
Barriers To Access, Barriers To Learning: Can Access To Medical Care For Rural And Remote BC Communities Ever Be Improved? Morris Barer, Health Care and Epidemiology. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
The Construction Of National Vernaculars. Joshua Mostow, moderator, Asian Studies. Green College at 8pm. Call 822-1878.
The Climate Of The Younger Dryas And The Last Glacial Maximum. Andrew Weaver, Earth and Ocean Sciences, U of Victoria. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-3287.
Visual Development And Plasticity: How Using Your Brain Changes It. Dr. Max Cynader, Ophthalmology. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. www.science.ubc.ca/seminars/seminarseries.html or call 822-5552.
Gender, Performance And The Family Dynamic In Postwar Japanese Fiction. Sharalyn Orbaugh, Asian Studies. CK Choi 120 from 1:30-3pm. Call 822-2629.
The Role Of A Consulting Statistician: My Experience. Vera Sit, Ministry of Forests. CSCI 301 from 4-5:30pm. Call 822-0570.
D(X2-Y2) Pairing And The Mechanism For High Time Superconductivity. Doug Scalapino, Prof. U of California. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-3631.
APEC At UBC And The Rule Of Law In Canada: Roundtable Discussion. Various speakers. Green College from 8-9:30pm. Call 822-1878.
A Proposal For Colo-Rectal Screening Program. Dr. Andrew Coldman, Cancer Control Research. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Call 822-2772.
National Perinatal/Neonatal Initiatives. Margaret Pendray, BC's Children's Hospital. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Law In Fragmented Societies: Current Directions In Canadian Socio-legal Studies. Socio-legal scholars from across Canada. No registration fee. Green College from 9am-5pm. Call Wes Pue 822-6525 or 822-1878.
Spatial And Temporal Patterns Of Covariation In Survival Rates, Growth Rates, And Age At Maturity Of Sockeye Salmon. Randall Peterman, SFU. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide: Functional Aspects And Therapeutic Potential. Prof. Chris McIntosh, Physiology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Developing Issues On Building Material And Mould. Brad Prezant, Industrial Hygienist, Prezant Associates. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Mistaking Maturity For Ability: The Relative Age Effect. Roger Barnsley, St. Thomas U. Scarfe 310 aat 12:30pm. Call 822-5826.
Natural And Anthropogenic Reasons And Results Of Soil Acidification. Tadeusz Filipek, Agriculture, U of Lublin. MacMillan 154 at 3:30pm. Call 822-6534.
Our Sun Site. Bill Casselman, Prof. Mathematics. Math 100 at 3:30pm. Refreshments Math Annex 1115 at 3:15pm. Call 822-2666.
Biofiltration Control Of Reduced Sulfur Pulping Odours. Altaf Wani, Chemical Engineering. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Coffee ChemEng 204 at 3:15pm. Call 822-3238.
Dynamical Modelling Of Biological Development. Lionel Harrison, Prof. Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (center block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Deregulation Of Electric Power- North America And Japan. Takahide Niimura; Post-Currency Crisis In Asia, Bernard Yeung, U of Michigan. CK Choi 120 from 9:30am-12pm. Refreshments. Call 822-8434 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lambs To The Slaughter: The VSE And The Exploitation Of Speculation. David Baines, journalist. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Distinguished Artists. Gilbert Kalish, piano. Chan Centre at 3pm. Tickets available through Ticketmaster. Call 822-5574.
Various Asian Cuisine. Asian Centre Aud. from 11am-3pm. Continues to Feb. 4. Call 1-888-208-5557.
The Regulation Of Sendai Virus RNA Synthesis. Dr. Sue A. Moyer, Medical Genetics and Microbiology, U of Florida. IRC #3 at 12:30pm. Refreshments at 12:20pm. Call Dr. Astell 822-2142.
Percussion Ensemble Recital. Sal Ferreras, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Vibration Control In Industrial Aerodynamics. Sandeep Munshi, Mechanical Engineering. CEME 1204 from 3:30-4:30pm. Light refreshments. Call 822-3770.
Compartmentalized Signalling In Hematopoietic Cells. Dr. Stephen Robbins, Oncology and Medical Biochemistry, U of Calgary. IRC #5 at 3:45pm. Refreshments at 3:30pm. Call Dr. Gold 822-4070.
The Emergence Of Structure In The Universe And The Formation Of The First Galaxies. Len Cowie, U of Hawaii. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Coffee, tea at 3:30pm. Call 822-4134.
How Johnny Depp Goes Back In Time, Or Approaching The Continuum Of First Nations Imagery From The Northwest Coast. Todd Tubutis, Anthropology and Sociology. Green College at 5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
SRC-Family Tyrosine Kinases And Their Role In Cell Signalling. Stephen Robbins, Oncology and Medical Biochemistry, U of Calgary. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-3308.
Novel Light-harvesting Genes And Proteins In Algae. Roger Hiller, Biological Sciences, Macquarrie University. BioSciences 2000 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-2133.
Leaching Of Cupriferrous Gold Ore By Cyanidation. Francois Coderre. Frank Forward 317 at 3:30pm. Call 822-1918.
Internal Tides In Dixon Entrance. Ana Carrasco, Oceanography, Earth and Ocean Sciences. BioSciences 1465 at 3:30pm. Call 822-3278.
Social Justice And Citizenship - What's Going On? Ed Broadbent, JS Woodsworth Chair in Humanities, SFU. Green College at 5:30pm. Reception Graham House from 4:45-5:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Evening With First Nations Women Filmmakers - A Series Of Three Evenings. Barb Cranmer. MOA Theatre Gallery from 7-9pm. Call 822-5087.
Complications In Spine Surgery. Dr. M. Dvorak, Orthopedics. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, Eye Care Centre Aud. at 7am. Call 875-4192.
Faculty Pension Plan: Thinking Strategically. Stan Hamilton, Faculty Pension Plan. Chemistry 250 from 12:30-1:20pm. Call 822-1433.
Wednesday Noon Hours. Wolfgang Basch, trumpet; Martin Berinbaum, trumpet; Edward Norman, organ. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. $3 at the door. Call 822-5574.
The Multiple Roles Of P13-Kinase In Regulation Of Hemopoietic Cell Functions. Dr. Vincent Duronio, Medicine. BC Women's Hosp. 2N35 at 2pm. Call 875-3108.
Exploration Of Femininity In New Caledonia. Louise Johnson, Anthropology and Sociology, Monash University. Centre for Research in Women's Studies and Gender Relations lounge from 3:30-5:30pm. Call Kristin 822-9171.
The Influence Of Fish Predation On Invertebrate Community Structure In A Fishless Stream. Jordan Rosenthal. Family and Nutritional Sciences 60 at 4:30pm. Cookies Hut B-8 at 4pm. Call 822-3957.
Whose Ethical Issues In Genetics? Michael Burgess, Chair Biomedical Ethics, Centre for Applied Ethics. Green College at 5pm. Call 822-0549.
A Mouthful Of Birds. Joyce Miller, director. BC Tel Studio Theatre at 7:30pm. Continues to Feb. 14. Call 822-2678.
The Press And The Public: A Relationship In Trouble. Donna Logan, Director, Journalism. Green College at 7:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Black Holes And Thermodynamics. Bill Unruh, Physics and Astronomy. GeoSciences 330-A at 12:30pm. Call 822-1814.
Imaging: Watching The Working Brain. Elana Brief, Physics; Kent Kiehl, Pyschology; Alex MacKay, Physics. Wesbrook 100 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-5552 or www.science.ubc.ca/seminars/seminarseries.html.
Basically Brass. UBC Brass Ensemble; Ed Norman, organ; Martin Berinbaum, conductor. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Colour Image Processing And Applications. Anastasios Venetsanopoulos, U of Toronto. CICSR/CS 208 from 4-5:30pm. Refreshments. Call at 822-6894.
TBA. Shuaji Sondhi, Princeton U. Hennings 318 at 4pm. Refreshments at 3:45pm. Call 822-3631 or www.physics.ubc.ca.
The University In The 21st Century. Michael L. Skolnik, OISE, U of Toronto. Green College at 4:30pm. Call 822-1878.
Basically Brass. UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble; Vancouver Symphony Brass Ensemble; U of Calgary Wind Ensemble; Martin Berinbaum, director. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
The Canadian Heart Health Initiative Ontario Project: Predisposition, Capacity And Implementation In Ontario Public Health Departments. S. Martin Taylor, Prof., Chair, Geography, McMaster University. Mather 253 from 9-10am. Paid parking avail. in Lot B. Call 822-2772.
From Banting To The Analogues: Past, Present And Future Of Insulin. Dr. Jean-Pierre Chanoine. GF Strong Aud. at 9am. Call 875-2307.
Instant Asia - Constructing New Identities In An Era Of Globalization. Dr. Aihwa Ong, U of California. Continues to Feb. 8. $20 registration fee includes banquet. Call Arnab Guha 221-1506.
Prince William Sound Ecosystem Modelling: Discussion Of The Project. Hut B-8 Ralf Yorque Room at 11:30am. Refreshments at 11am. Call 822-2731.
Hypertension And Diabetes Differentially Regulate Cardiac Endothelial Lipoprotein Lipase. Nanda Sambandam, Pharmaceutical Sciences. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-7795.
Basically Brass. U of Victoria Brass Ensemble; Louis Ranger, director. Music Recital Hall at 12:30pm. Call 822-5574.
Animals As Sentinels Of Human Health Risk. Dr. Craig Stephen. Vancouver Hosp/HSC, UBC, Koerner G-279 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-9302.
Fiction Writing. Wayson Choy, author and novelist. Green College Coach House at 12:30pm. Call 822-0699.
Hypertension And Diabetes Differentially Regulate Cardiac Endothelial Lipoprotein Lipase. Nanda Sambandam, Pharmacology and Toxicology. Cunningham 160 from 12:30-1:30pm. Call 822-4645.
Making The History Of The Earth: Interactions Of The Human And The Natural Sciences. MJS Rudwick, History and Sciences Studies U of California. Green College at 3pm. Call 822-1878.
A-Chains: Voice And Aspect. Karen Zagona, Linguistics, U of Washington. Buchanan penthouse at 3:30pm. Refreshments. Call 822-4256.
Transmembrane Protein Transport In Hollow-Fibre Reactors. Marek Labecki, Chemical Engineering. ChemEng 206 at 3:30pm. Coffee at 3:15pm ChemEng 204. Call 822-3238.
Theory And Application Of High Resolution Quadrupole Mass. Don Douglas, Prof. Chemistry. Chemistry D-225 (center block) at 4pm. Call 822-3266.
Basically Brass. UBC Jazz Ensemble; Bill Watrous, trombone; Fred Stride, director. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-5574.
The Third Annual Interdisciplinary 19th Century Studies Graduate Student Symposium. No keynote speaker. Green College from 11am-4:30pm. Reception at 4:30pm. Call Charity Mewburn 736-0316 or Jonathan Wisenthal 822-4225.
Simon Fraser University Pipe Band. Chan Centre at 8pm. Call 822-9197.
The Importance Of Story: The Hunger For Personal Narrative. Wayson Choy, author and novelist. IRC #2 at 8:15pm. Call 822-3131.
Each Monday during term (except holidays) meditation session. Asian Centre Tea Gallery from 1:30-2:20pm. All welcome. Call 228-8955.
Have you ever wondered how babies learn to talk? Help us find out! We are looking for parents with babies between four to 15 months of age to participate in language development studies. If you are interested in bringing your baby for a one hour visit, please call Dr. Janet Werker's Infant Studies Centre, Psychology, 822-6408 (ask for Monika).
Needs male and female volunteer patients of any age, either healthy or ill to help students learn how to interview and complete a physical examination (external only). The total time for each teaching session is between two-four hours, Tues-Thurs. pm. Travel expenses will be paid. Call Vancouver Hospital/HSC 875-5943.
Current Exhibits. From Under The Delta: Wet-Site Archaeology In The Lower Fraser Region Of BC. Continues to April 1/98. 6393 N.W. Marine Drive. Hours of operation are Wed.-Sun. 11am-5pm. Tuesday 11am-9pm. Free 5-9pm. Call 822-5087.
Recalling The Past: A Selection Of Early Chinese Art From the Victor Shaw Collection. MOA Continues to Aug 31/98, Wed-Sat 11am-5pm; Tues 11am-9pm. Call 822-5950.
Senior (65 years or older) volunteers needed. If your first language is English and your hearing is relatively good, we need your participation in studies examining hearing and communication abilities. All studies take place at UBC. Hearing screened. Honorarium paid. Please call The Hearing Lab, 822-9474.
Did you know your child is a word-learning expert? Help us learn how children come to be so skilled at learning new words! We are looking for children (two-four years old) and their parent(s) to participate in language studies. If you are interested in bringing your child for a forty five minute visit please call Dr. Geoffrey Hall's Language Development Centre, Psychology at UBC, 822-9294 (ask for Kelley).
Are you interested in learning how family conversation and activities are integral to the career development of your adolescent? We are inviting mothers and fathers with their 14/15 year old(s) to come to UBC to participate in parent adolescent conversations about career. Follow-up for 6 months. $100 honorarium. Please call Dr. Richard Young's project team, Counselling Psychology Dept. 822-3985.
Roy Arden, a selection of works from 1991-97. Arden's subject is the landscape of the economy, as it appears through the everyday surface of his local surroundings. Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. Tues-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 12-5pm. Continues to Jan. 25/98. UBC students, staff, faculty free with valid ID. Call 822-2759.
The UBC Department of Curriculum Studies -- Art Education invites children 7-10 to participate in a unique visual art program at the UBC Child Care Services Bldg. Mondays 5-6:15pm. Feb 2-Mar 22/98. $20 per child. Call 822-5321.
Relationship Study. Hetero men (25 years of age and older), in relationships of greater than six months needed for a UBC study of relationships. Complete questionnaire at home, receive $10. Call 822-2151.
The School and College Liaison Officer offers guided walking tours of the UBC campus most Friday mornings. The tours begin at 9:30am and run for 90 minutes. Interested students must pre-register for the tours at least one week in advance. Call 822-4319.
Men aged 55-70 with low free testosterone are needed to test the effects of an approved form of oral testosterone (Andriol) on bone mass, body composition and sexual function. Dr. Richard Bebb is the Principal Investigator. For more information or to sign up for this study please contact Mary-Jo Lavery, RN (Study Coordinator) at 682-2344 ext. 2455.
The Institute for Hearing Accessibility Research is sponsoring a conference, "Interdisciplinary Views of Classroom Hearing Accessibility: The Sum of the Parts". Feb. 21-22 at GF Strong. For more information, please call 822-9474 or 822-4716.