November 2, 2019

It is with sadness that we share the passing of MBL Society Emeritus Member and former Whitman Center Scientist Max M. Burger who passed away on November 2, 2019 at the age of 86. The MBL flag will be lowered in his memory.

Dr. Burger was a faculty member of the Embryology course from 1967 to 1970 and later spent many summers at the MBL conducting research as a Whitman Center Scientist.

Dr. Burger was a former Professor of Biochemistry at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, and former director of the Friedrich Miescher Institute.

A memorial service was held on November 27 in Basel. View University of Basel remembrance here.