Phage Meetings Begin at Cold Spring Harbor 1950

In 1950, Max Delbruck organized the first Phage Meeting to be held at Cold Spring Harbor, which then continued yearly until 2010. Many prominent scientists in the field of molecular biology and several future nobelists attended the Phage Meeting in 1954, pictured here. Included are left to right: Back row: James Watson, Waclaw Szybalski, Norton Zinder, Martha Chase. Middle row: Karl Maramorosch, Kitty Warren, Alan Garen, Gunther Stent, Gus Doermenn. Front row: Alfred Hershey, Milislav Demerec, Sydney Brenner, Francis Crick. The Phage Meetings continued yearly until 2010.


1954 Phage Meeting Attendees