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JAMA. 1956;160(9):782-789. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02960440054018.
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Herzstein Lectures.—  Dr. Harry Eagle, chief of experimental therapeutics, National Microbiological Institute, Bethesda, Md., will give the Morris Herzstein course of medical lectures March 12-16 at Stanford University School of Medicine, San Francisco. The first two lectures will be on "Specific Growth Requirements, Metabolic Activities, and Nutritional Deficiencies of Normal and Malignant Cells in Tissue Culture," and the final one will deal with "Nutritional Requirements for the Propagation of Polio-myelitis Virus; and Observations on the Use of Tissue Culture for the Screening of Carcinolytic Agents."

Course on Hematology.—  A course on recent advances in hematology will be held April 12-13 at the City of Hope Medical Center under the direction of Dr. Howard R. Bierman. The following subjects will be discussed: Newer Uses of Blood and Blood Substitutes; Iron Metabolism; Enzymes of the Red Cells; Iron in the Red Cell; Newer Studies in Hemoglobin; Studies on the Physiology of


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