^Lagemann, Robert T. "Max Delbrück at Vanderbilt" in To Quarks and Quasars, A History of Physics and Astronomy at Vanderbilt University, 2000. pp. 165-193.
^See: "Erwin Schrödinger and the Origins of Molecular Biology" by Krishna R. Dronamrajua in Genetics (1999) Volume 153 page 1071-1076. full text
^Schrödinger's influence and role in the discovery of the structure of DNA is described by Horace Freeland Judson in The Eighth Day of Creation: Makers of the Revolution in Biology published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (1996) ISBN 0879694785.
Ton van Helvoort. The controversy between John H. Northrop and Max Delbrück on the formation of bacteriophage: Bacterial synthesis or autonomous multiplication?. Annals of Science. 1992, 49 (6): 545 – 575. doi:10.1080/00033799200200451.
Lily E. Kay. Conceptual models and analytical tools: The biology of physicist Max Delbrück. Journal of the History of Biology. 1985, 18 (2): 207–246. doi:10.1007/BF00120110.
Daniel J. McKaughan. The Influence of Niels Bohr on Max Delbrück. Isis. 2005, 96: 507–529. doi:10.1086/498591.
Letter from Jim Watson Delbrück was instrumental in getting fellowship support for Watson so that he could stay in Cambridge, play tennis, and discover the rules of nucleotide base pairing in DNA. This is a letter from Watson to Delbrück that describes the discovery.