Appoint New Professors.—
Edward L. Tatum, Ph.D., professor of microbiology at the Institute of Microbiology, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., has been appointed professor of biology at Stanford University, effective September 1948. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, 1935, Dr. Tatum was a research associate and later an assistant professor of biology at Stanford from 1937 to 1945, when he accepted an associate professorship at Yale.Dr. John A. Luetscher Jr., assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, will join the faculty in the fall as associate professor of medicine. He received his M.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1937 and has been on the medical school's faculty since 1940.
Conferences on Psychiatry.—
The Institute of Living, devoted to the treatment of nervous and mental diseases, on January 14 inaugurated its fourteenth annual series of conferences on the progress of psychiatry. The remaining lectures