For May 17 2022, please find online access here:
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The Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry has launched the Axel Ullrich Lecture in honor of its Scientific Member, world-renowned researcher and entrepreneur Axel Ullrich. He discovered numerous oncogenes and meticulously described how they transform cells. He was enormously successful in bringing his discoveries from the bench to the bedside. Anti-cancer drugs like Herceptin and Sutent benefited cancer patients worldwide.
The annual Axel Ullrich Lecture is presented by an eminent researcher. The Lecturer is selected by the faculty of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. Speakers at the Lecture receive the Axel Ullrich Medal.


Next Axel Ullrich Lecture


17 May 2022, 11am:   Michael Hall , University of Basel

                                      ”mTOR signaling in growth and metabolism”



MPIB Big Lecture Hall; 
Limited in-person access only with preregistration, please contact
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Former Axel Ullrich Lectures

Due to the corona pandemic, the lectures in 2020 and 2021 had to be canceled.


Titia de Lange The Rockefeller University, New York

Website of the de Lange Lab

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Oliver Hobert, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University, New York

Website of the Hobert Lab

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Achievements of Axel Ullrich


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