Max Delbrück

1940-1947 Biology Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 
 1947-1977 Biology California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 
"Max Delbrück"

(1906 - 1981)
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1969 was awarded jointly to Max Delbrück, Alfred D. Hershey and Salvador E. Luria for their discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses.

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Max Born grad student 1930 Universität Göttingen (Physics Tree)
John Lennard-Jones post-doc 1930-1931 University of Bristol (Physics Tree)
Niels Bohr post-doc 1931-1931 Copenhagen University (Physics Tree)
Wolfgang Ernst Pauli post-doc 1931-1931 ETH Zürich (Physics Tree)
Lise Meitner post-doc 1932-1937 Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Chemistry (Physics Tree)
Alfred Henry Sturtevant research scientist
Thomas Hunt Morgan research scientist 1937 Caltech


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H. Eugene Stanley research assistant 1963 Universität zu Köln (Physics Tree)
Fritz Melchers research assistant 1962-1964 Universität zu Köln (Chemistry Tree)
Charles N. David grad student Caltech (Neurotree)
Kenneth W. Foster grad student Caltech (Neurotree)
David Presti grad student Caltech (Neurotree)
Marguerite Vogt grad student Caltech (Neurotree)
John Spizizen grad student 1942 Caltech (Microtree)
Roderick Keener Clayton grad student 1951 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
George Hamilton Bowen grad student 1953 Caltech (Astronomy Tree)
A. Dale Kaiser grad student 1955 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Gordon H. Sato grad student 1951-1955 Caltech (Neurotree)
Millard Susman grad student 1962 Caltech (GenetiTree)
Daniel L. Wulff grad student 1962 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Clyde A. Hutchison grad student 1968 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Al Jesaitis grad student 1973 Caltech (Microtree)
Lily Y. Jan grad student 1974 Caltech
Yuh Nung Jan grad student 1974 Caltech
Renato Dulbecco post-doc Caltech (Neurotree)
Robert S. Edgar post-doc Caltech (Neurotree)
Richard H. Epstein post-doc Caltech (Neurotree)
Martin Heisenberg post-doc Caltech (Neurotree)
Gunther S. Stent post-doc Caltech
D. Carleton Gajdusek post-doc 1950 Caltech (Neurotree)
Seymour Benzer post-doc 1949-1951 Caltech
James D. Watson post-doc 1953-1954 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Werner Reichardt post-doc 1955 Caltech (Neurotree)
Donald L. D. Caspar post-doc 1954-1955 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Niels Kaj Jerne post-doc 1954-1955 Caltech (Neurotree)
Edward D Lipson post-doc 1971-1974 Caltech
Eliot Mark Herman post-doc 1980-1981 (Plant Biology Tree)
Franklin Stahl research scientist Caltech (Microtree)
Jean-Jacques Weigle research scientist 1948-1949 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Robert L. Sinsheimer research scientist 1953 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Joe Bertani research scientist 1954-1957 Caltech (Evolution Tree)
Alfred Gierer research scientist 1958-1959 Caltech (Neurotree)


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Salvador E. Luria collaborator (Neurotree)
Emory Leon Ellis collaborator 1938-1939 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Alfred D. Hershey collaborator 1943 Vanderbilt (Cell Biology Tree)
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Turnbull AP, Kümmel D, Prinz B, et al. (2005) Structure of palmitoylated BET3: insights into TRAPP complex assembly and membrane localization. The Embo Journal. 24: 875-84
Delbrück H, Ziegelin G, Lanka E, et al. (2002) An Src homology 3-like domain is responsible for dimerization of the repressor protein KorB encoded by the promiscuous IncP plasmid RP4. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 277: 4191-8
Delbrück H, Mueller U, Perl D, et al. (2001) Crystal structures of mutant forms of the Bacillus caldolyticus cold shock protein differing in thermal stability. Journal of Molecular Biology. 313: 359-69
Delbrück SJ, Kidd KU, Hoehe MR. (2001) Identification of an additional allelic variant (XLS) of the human serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4): -1201Cins66. Human Mutation. 17: 524
Brett D, Hanke J, Lehmann G, et al. (2000) EST comparison indicates 38% of human mRNAs contain possible alternative splice forms. Febs Letters. 474: 83-6
Hanke J, Brett D, Zastrow I, et al. (1999) Alternative splicing of human genes: more the rule than the exception? Trends in Genetics : Tig. 15: 389-90
JOHNS HE, RAPAPORT SA, DELBRUECK M. (1998) Photochemistry of thymine dimers. Journal of Molecular Biology. 4: 104-14
Symonds N, Delbruck M. (1988) Schrödinger and Delbrück: their status in biology. Trends in Biochemical Sciences. 13: 232-4
Sattler R, Delbruck M, Stent GS, et al. (1987) Mind from Matter? An Essay on Evolutionary Epistemology Taxon. 36: 529
Otto MK, Jayaram M, Hamilton RM, et al. (1981) Replacement of riboflavin by an analogue in the blue-light photoreceptor of Phycomyces. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 78: 266-9
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