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 (Neurotree)
Thomas Hunt Morgan research scientist 1937 Caltech


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Edwin S. Lennox research assistant 1942 Vanderbilt (Chemistry Tree)
H. Eugene Stanley research assistant 1963 Universität zu Köln (Physics Tree)
Fritz Melchers research assistant 1962-1964 Universität zu Köln (Chemistry Tree)
Enrique Cerda Olmedo grad student (Mycotree)
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
Gordon H. Sato grad student 1951-1955 Caltech (Neurotree)
Millard Susman grad student 1962 Caltech
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 (Neurotree)
Yuh Nung Jan grad student 1974 Caltech (Neurotree)
Renato Dulbecco post-doc Caltech
Robert S. Edgar post-doc Caltech
Richard H. Epstein post-doc Caltech
Martin Heisenberg post-doc Caltech (Neurotree)
Gunther S. Stent post-doc Caltech (Neurotree)
D. Carleton Gajdusek post-doc 1950 Caltech (Neurotree)
Seymour Benzer post-doc 1949-1951 Caltech (FlyTree)
James D. Watson post-doc 1953-1954 Caltech
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 (ImmunoTree)
R. Igor Gamow post-doc 1968 Caltech (Microtree)
Edward D Lipson post-doc 1971-1974 Caltech (FlyTree)
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
Emory Leon Ellis collaborator 1938-1939 Caltech (Chemistry Tree)
Alfred D. Hershey collaborator 1943 Vanderbilt
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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
Jayaram M, Leutwiler L, Delbrück M. (1980) LIGHT-INDUCED CAROTENE SYNTHESIS IN MUTANTS OF PHYCOMYCES WITH ABNORMAL PHOTOTROPISM Photochemistry and Photobiology. 32: 241-245
Delbrück M. (1980) A valentine for N.I.H. Trends in Biochemical Sciences. 5: XII
Delbrück M. (1980) Was Bose-Einstein statistics arrived at by serendipity? Journal of Chemical Education. 57: 467-470
Anfinsen CB, Chamberlain O, Delbrück M, et al. (1979) Scientific ties and human rights. Science (New York, N.Y.). 205: 854-5
Delbrück M, Ootaki T. (1979) An unstable nuclear gene in phycomyces. Genetics. 92: 27-48
Jayaram M, Presti D, Delbrück M. (1979) Light-induced carotene synthesis in Phycomyces Experimental Mycology. 3: 42-52
Anfinsen CB, Chamberlain O, Delbrück M, et al. (1979) Scientific ties and human rights [1] Science. 205: 854-855
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