Detlev Ganten

Celebration of the 80th birthday of Prof. Detlev Ganten

We are delighted to invite you to join us for a very special celebration:

80th Birthday of Prof. Detlev Ganten

MDC’s Founding Director and Long-Time Scientific Director and Honorary Chair of the MDC Society of Friends

Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic there will only be a small celebration on campus with a limited number of guests. So make a toast online to Detlev Ganten with family members, former colleagues and the MDC Board of Directors! During the ceremony, a bust of our founding director will be unveiled in front of the Max Delbrück House (Building 31.1) in the presence of the artist, Anna Franziska Schwarzbach..

The event will be held in German language.

Please RSVP your participation via the registration.


Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin
Robert-Rössle-Straße 10
13125 Berlin




Welcome by Heike Grassmann and Thomas Sommer

Film "Who is Detlev Ganten"

Speech and unveiling of the bust by the artist Franziska Schwarzbach in the presence of Heike Graßmann, Thomas Sommer and Ulrich Scheller

Greetings of the Society of Friends of the MDC

Greetings from the campus partners