Science is beautiful – and we take this literally. Every year, the Best Scientific Images Contest identifies the most beautiful scientific images among the submissions of campus staff. The three winners were officially announced on November 24 2017: Matthias Richter, Gizem Inak and Julian Heuberger.
Together with about 200 other researchers, the MDC biophysicist Dr Jeanette Libera-Körner will swim in the ‘Elbschwimmstaffel’ open-water relay in early July 2017.
Easter and colorful eggs go hand in hand. In Slavic culture, it is traditional to decorate these eggs using an intricate technique involving wax and dye. This custom is also practiced by the last Slavic minority group living in Germany, the Sorbs. Martin Ballaschk, who has Sorbian roots, explains how ordinary eggs can be turned into works of art.
Klaus Rajewsky, one of the world’s most influential scientists in the fields of genetics and immunology and a researcher at the MDC, turns 80 on November 12, 2016.
In the early 1960s Klaus Rajewsky began creating what later became, as he calls it, a “small universe”: the immunology department at the Institute for Genetics in Cologne, where he would remain for 38 years. It’s a model of how excellent science can be done against a changing landscape of ideas, technologies, and careers, producing […]
Cycling to work through meadows and forests – that’s no problem for the employees of the MDC. Even if you live downtown: you can get to the north of Berlin quickly by train. Get off at the stops Blankenburg or Pankow and you’ll cyle to Buch in no time and without any annoying traffic lights.
The Science Campus in Berlin-Buch is located in a picturesque corner in the north of Berlin. From many Berlin districts and the surrounding villages in Brandenburg you can get there quickly by public transport or bike.
Biomedical research can have a very aesthetically pleasing appearance. That can be seen in the photos taken by many scientists on a daily basis. In a yearly contest, the Best Scientific Images are selected from among the images submitted by members of staff at the Buch campus.
On June 23, 2016, the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) was awarded the Work & Family Audit certificate for the third time for its family-friendly policies.
On your bikes, get ready, GO! April 29 marked the kickoff of this year’s Green Campus Initiative, “Mobility,” brought to you by the MDC and CampusVital. The goal is to get us moving. Most of the activities will revolve around bicycles, but if you don’t have one, there will be other ways to participate.