News & Press Releases

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s Dr. Bert Sakmann Awarded 2015 International Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Bert Sakmann, M.D., Ph.D., Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s (MPFI) Inaugural Scientific Director and Research...

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...

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

Work will focus on visualizing and manipulating neuronal activity in individual neurons Dr. Hyungbae Kwon, Research...

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...

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Events

May
28
Plasticity of old and new neurons in the visual cortex
Mark Huebener, PhD, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried
Thursday, May 28th, 2015, 11:00 AM
Jun
3
CAST and ELKS: molecular determinants for the presynaptic active zone
Toshihisa Ohtsuka, MD, PhD, University of Yamanashi, Japan
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015, 11:00 AM
Jun
8
Role of Rab5 in endosome biogenesis and signalling
Marino Zerial, PhD, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
Monday, June 8th, 2015, 11:00 AM