Warner W. Carlson, Ph.D., has been appointed associate professor of biochemistry at the Medical College of Alabama, Birmingham. He has been associated with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research in Pittsburgh since 1939.
Stuart Graves Lecture.—
Dr. Elexious T. Bell, professor of pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, will deliver the annual Stuart Graves Lecture at the Medical College of Alabama in Birmingham on February 27. This lecture is sponsored by Beta Phi Chapter of Nu Sigma Nu Fraternity.
Reginald Knight Smith Lecture.—
The annual Reginald Knight Smith Lecture of the Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, will be presented by Dr. Cyril N. H. Long, dean of trie Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., and Sterling professor of physiologic chemistry, on March 2 at the hospital. His subject will be "The Influence of the Adrenal Cortex on Metabolism."
New Psychiatry Study.—
The department of psychiatry of the University of California Medical School, San Francisco, has been awarded a research grant of $13,392 by the U. S. Public