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3D reconstruction of neuronal networks provides unprecedented insight into organizational principles of sensory cortex

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics (Germany), VU University Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Max...

Nobel laureate Eric Betzig presents at Sunposium 2015

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s SunposiumTM 2015 highlights some of the most complex issues at...

NIH awards $2.4 million to Max Planck Florida Institute scientist to investigate the function and development of cortical circuits in the brain

Work will focus on a newly discovered circuit in the visual cortex Dr. David Fitzpatrick, Scientific...

Scientists have developed atomic force microscopy for imaging nanoscale dynamics of neurons

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and Kanazawa University (Japan) have succeeded in...

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The integration of interneurons into the developing brain: both Nature and Nurture
Gordon Fishell, PhD, NYU
Thursday, May 7th, 2015, 11:00 AM
Are presynaptic NMDA receptors postsynaptic?
Craig Jahr, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University
Thursday, May 14th, 2015, 11:00 AM
Oxytocin, social behavior and excitatory-inhibitory balance
Robert Froemke, PhD, New York University School of Medicine
Thursday, May 21st, 2015, 11:00 AM