Conceptual design: Käthe Beutler Building (BIH)

Opening of the Käthe Beutler Building

Official inauguration of the new research building. With a filmed tour of the building, short science talk with Holger Gerhardt, Michael Potente, Jennifer Kirwan and Philipp Mertins.

Statements by the Federal Minister for Education and Research, Anja Karliczek and by the Berlin Governing Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller. Statements by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of BIH and the Scientific Director of MDC as well as statements from special guests, Bruce and Frederick Beutler, and by Gideon Joffe, Chairman of the Board of the Jewish Community of Berlin.

You are cordially invited to join the online event.

The event will be simultaneously translated from German into English.


Lindenberger Weg 80
13125 Berlin




Welcome by the Board of Directors
Thomas Sommer (MDC)

Statement by the Federal Minister of Research
Anja Karliczek

Statement by the Governing Mayor of Berlin
Michael Müller

Film: Tour Through the Building
Ralf Streckwall, Head of Technical Facility Management Construction, MDC,
Holger Gerhardt and Michael Potente, Researchers

Greetings from BIH, MDC and Charité
Christopher Baum, Thomas Sommer, Axel R. Pries

Science Talk on Research at the Käthe Beutler Building
Holger Gerhardt, Jennifer Kirwan, Philipp Mertins, Michael Potente,
Moderation: Stefanie Seltmann

Unveiling of the Käthe Beutler Commemorative Plaque
Heike Graßman (MDC), Christopher Baum (BIH)

Greetings from the Beutler Family
Bruce and Frederick Beutler

Greeting from the Jewish Community Berlin
Gideon Joffe

Closing Remarks
Andrea Runow (BIH)


Berlin Institute of Health & Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association