MDC 25 years

The MDC turns 25: We are looking back on a eventful quarter century with molecular medicine - and we are happy to solemnize this year!


Events in our anniversary year 2017

Timeline: MDC 25 years

Contemporary witnesses share their memories (german only)

Brochure "MDC 25 years"


"When you do science, you potentially change the world much more than Caesar or any of the great military or political figures ever did, and you can sit very quietly in a corner and do that."

Max Delbrück, 1978

Interview by Carolyn Harding. Pasadena, California, July 14-September 11, 1978. Oral History Project, California Institute of Technology Archives.

Max Delbrück, after whom our institute is named, in the 1970s
Photo: Courtesy of the Archives, California Institute of Technology