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Chamber Music Concert, July 23

The Rock Creek Chamber Players will perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 23 in the 14th floor assembly hall at the Clinical Center, sponsored by the recreation therapy section. The free public concert will include songs in English accompanied by cello and harp; solo works for oboe by Benjamin Britten; Alberto Ginastera's Pampeana No. 2 for cello and piano; and Mozart's string quintet in C major, K. 515. For reservations and information call (202) 337-8710.

Got Mac? Get Mac OS X

Do you use a Macintosh computer, or want to know more about how they work? If so, did you know that the next generation operating system called Mac OS X (pronounced "ten") will be enlivening a desktop near you very soon? The Center for Information Technology and the Biomedical Researchers Macintosh Users Group will be having a presentation on this new, extremely advanced operating system on Tuesday, July 25, at 3 p.m. in Lipsett Amphitheater, Bldg. 10. Mac OS X will present vast changes for the Macintosh computing platform and everyone who is involved with a Mac should come. If you have any questions, contact Jean-Paul Boucher at boucherj@mail.nih. gov or 402-5563.

Malveaux To Give 6th Diggs Lecture, July 28

The sixth annual John Diggs Lecture, sponsored by the NIH Black Scientists Association, will be delivered by Dr. Floyd Malveaux, interim vice-president for health affairs and dean, College of Medicine, Howard University, on Friday, July 28 in Masur Auditorium, Bldg. 10 at 11:30 a.m. His lecture title is "Disparity of Asthma Mortality and Morbidity in Low Socioeconomic Groups." The seminar, cosponsored by NIAID's Office of Special Populations and Research Training, NINDS and NIAID's minority scientists advisory committee, is open to the public, but targets NIH summer students. Sign language interpretation will be provided.

NIH University: New Services Available

Assessment testing will be administered at Executive Plaza South, Suite 100 on Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m., beginning Aug. 2. Employees will be able to take CLEP (College Level Examination Program) and DANTES tests to obtain college credit. Montgomery College will also administer college assessment tests for degree-seeking students or for students who wish to take math or English courses. Call 402-3382 for information or to make an appointment.

Celebrate NIH IntraMall 2000

Celebrate IntraMall 2000 in an air-conditioned tent with free food and giveaways. will host the NIH IntraMall 2000 tent show on Wednesday, July 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in parking lot 10-D, on the north side of the Clinical Center. The event will highlight recent NIH IntraMall enhancements and key IntraMall vendors.

Vendors on hand will include AnaSpec, Biosource International, Brinkmann Instruments, ComDisco, COSH Healthcare, Covance Antibodies, Government Scientific Source, Hitachi Genetic Systems, Hyclone, Invitrogen, Jouan, Life Technologies, Mergen, Norseman, Office Depot, Operon, Origene, Peninsula Lab Products and others.

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