The Max F. Perutz Laboratories invite you to celebrate

The Max F. Perutz Laboratories, the Joint-Venture of the Medical University of Vienna and the University Vienna at the Campus Vienna Biocenter, invite to their celebration on Tuesday June, 10th 2008 at Studio 44, Rennweg 44, 1030 Wien.

Fifteen years ago, the first University Departments moved to the Campus Vienna Biocenter. 2005 the University Vienna and the Medical University Vienna founded the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL): an inter-university and visionary structure to strengthen research and education on an international top level in the field of Molecular Biology. In January 2007, Prof. Graham Warren, until then Professor of Molecular Biology in Yale, USA, was appointed as Scientific Director of MFPL.

The MFPL are named after Max F. Perutz, who moved 1936 from Vienna to Cambridge for scientific reasons. 1962 he received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the solution of the protein structure of Haemoglobin.

The programme of the celebration (taking place in English language) on June 10th, 2008:

19.00 Welcome

Harald Hochreiter, MFPL

19.05 Introduction

Dr. Johannes Hahn, Minister of Science Dr. Michael Häupl, Mayor of Vienna

19.25 Interview Rectors UNI and MUW

Prof. Georg Winckler Prof. Wolfgang Schütz Interviewer: Birgit Dalheimer

19.45 Anecdotes of the foundation of the Max F. Perutz Laboratories

Guests on the Podium: Prof. Renée Schroeder, Prof. Rudolf Schweyen, Prof. Karl Kuchler, Prof. Tim Skern, Prof. Andrea Barta, Prof. Graham Warren (all MFPL), Dr. Michael Stampfer, WWTF, Prof. Dontscho Kerjaschki, MUW

Moderator: Birgit Dalheimer, OE1

20.15 Max Perutz Biography – Reading with musical intermezzi

Reading by the author of the biography Georgina Ferry and em.Prof. Erhard Wintersberger Music: Manon-Liu Winter (Piano), Gustav Ammerer (Cello), Konrad Rennert (Voice)

21.00 Shake your Molecules!

Buffet & Party


Dr. Lisa Cichocki Communications Max F. Perutz Laboratories Dr. Bohr - Gasse 9 A - 1030 Wien T: +43-1-4277-24014 F: +43-1-4277-9240 E: lisa.cichocki(at)


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