THE Sociėtėde Chimie Biologique will hold its eighth congress in Paris during October 6-8. This will be the first international congress on the subject in France for ten years, the previous meeting having been held at Liėge in 1946. Subjects for special consideration at the Paris congress are : proteins and hormones (reports by Profs. Theorell and Fromageot) ; biological organic chemistry and plant biochemistry (reports by Profs. Stoll and Janot) ; vitamins and hormones (reports by Profs. E. C. Dodds and Horeau). Sessions will also be reserved for communications outside these subjects, and provision will be made for experimental demonstrations. Further particulars can be obtained from the secretary-general of the congress, M. Jean Courtois, 4 Avenue de I‘Observatoire, Paris, VIe.