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Nearly 400 Local Residents Bask in MPFI’s Biology of the Blues

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New research sheds light on neuronal communication

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience have uncovered a critical molecule that regulates...

New insights into the circuits of sight: Max Planck Florida study reveals cortical circuits that encode black and white

While some things may be ‘as simple as black and white’, this has not been the...

Science Meets Music

February 17, 2016: Spines in the Mind: Exploring the Backbone of Learning  – Join us at our second Science Meets Music lecture and concert of 2016 with Dr. Hyungbae Kwon, Research Group Leader of the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience. Accompanying him are the Mipmik Quartet from the Lynn University Conservatory of Music. This event will take place at the Royal Poinciana Chapel.



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Glutamatergic signaling regulates potentiation of specific GABAergic synapses
Chiayu Chiu, PhD, Max Planck Tandem Research Group Leader-CINV-Max Planck
Tuesday, February 9th, 2016, 11:00 am
Science Meets Music – Spines in the Mind: Exploring the Backbone of Learning
Hyungbae Kwon, Ph.D.
Wednesday, February 17th, 2016, 5:30 pm
Short-Term Synaptic Plasticity
Wade Regehr, PhD, Professor, Harvard Medical School
Thursday, February 18th, 2016, 11:00 am