Gebäude Haus 84

Administration

The administration at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) advises and supports scientists. The following departments provide all necessary administrative and technical services.

Staff units

Internal Audit

 

The Internal Audit Department performs independent auditing and consulting services on behalf of the Board of Directors. Its role is to improve, for example, business, management and monitoring processes through organizational and system audits and compliance checks.

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Communications

 

Trust in biomedical research can only be achieved through an open dialogue with society. Our communications are not just intended for the media, but also for schools, policymakers, and interested citizens as well as our partners and our staff. We report with transparency and accuracy on all MDC matters.

 

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Administration

People and Culture

 

The People and Culture Department is responsible for all areas of human resources management at the MDC. Its main duties include looking after the needs of employees and guest researchers, providing management consultation, and overseeing personnel planning and reporting and the monthly payoff.

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Finances

 

The Finances Department coordinates and oversees the general financial situation of the MDC, including its internal and external accounting, budget control, and liquidity management. This department is also responsible for compiling the MDC’s annual financial statements.

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Purchasing and Logistics

 

The Purchasing Department organizes the acquisition of all goods and services for the MDC, including planning and construction services. Additional tasks include receiving goods, warehouse management, and central device management.

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Legal Affairs

 

The Department of Legal Affairs is the single point of contact for all legal queries.

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Strategic Cooperations & Research Funding

 

Scientists at the MDC assist in the funding of research by applying for and managing international, European, and national grants (third-party funding). 

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Technology Transfer

 

The Department of Technology Transfer is responsible for managing the commercialization of the MDC’s research findings.

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Funding Resources Management DZHK

 

The MDC is a member of the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK), which brings together non-university research centers and university clinics in collaborative research projects. The Department of DZHK Funding Resources Management within the MDC is responsible for managing and allocating DZHK funding.

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Central IT

 

The IT Department forms the central control hub of the MDC’s information technology infrastructure. It creates the technological conditions necessary for the working groups to conduct their scientific research and for staff to carry out administrative processes.

All questions or problems relating to computer security should be sent in email to helpdesk@mdc-berlin.de.

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TFM Operation

 

The Department of Technical Facility Management (TFM) Operation assumes operational responsibility for the MDC’s research facilities and technical infrastructure, ensuring a high degree of availability and reliability as well as compliance with statutory safety standards.

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TFM Construction

 

The core activities of the Department of Technical Facility Management (TFM) Construction include participating in the campus’s strategic expansion plans and helping to prepare, plan, and implement all MDC construction projects.

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Animal Facilities

 

The Animal Facilities Department at the MDC is responsible for organizing the breeding and keeping of all our laboratory animals as well as safeguarding their health and hygiene. The department also advises scientists on how best to conduct experiments with animals.

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Library

 

The MDC Library provides a modern collection of scientific literature, information, and media in conventional and electronic formats. The literature in the library is oriented towards the MDC’s specialist research areas. 

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Contact

Postal address
Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft (MDC)
Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
13092 Berlin (letters)
13125 Berlin (parcels)

Phone: +49 (0)30 9406 0
Fax: +49 (0)30 949 4161

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