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Max Planck selects eight summer interns from local high schools

90 students applied to the competitive program, which includes three tracks for neuroscience, scientific programming and...

The National Institutes of Health Awards $7.2 Million to Max Planck Florida Institute Scientists

Grants To Support Three Critical Brain Research Projects The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded...

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...


Ph.D. student Dan Wilson on On Your Mind podcast

Dan Wilson, Ph.D. student at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), discusses his research...

Research Spotlight: Optogenetics

Turning on and off neural circuits Optogenetics is a technique that combines genetics and optics to...

Electron Microscopy Facility Among First to Utilize Newest Technologies in 3-D Imaging

Imaging technologies for brain research are advancing at a rapid pace, and much research now relies...