News & Press Releases

NIH Awards $1.4 Million to MPFI and NYU Scientists supporting NIH BRAIN Initiative

Work will focus on developing new optogenetic technologies to understand learning and memory functions A $1.4...

Scientists optimize FRET-FLIM to study activity of two signaling molecules within a single dendritic spine

Researchers at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and Stanford University teamed up to develop a...

California Institute of Technology Neuroscientist Named Inaugural Peter Gruss Young Investigator Award Recipient

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience Honors Collaboration, Creativity and Curiosity-Driven Research The Max Planck Florida Institute...

Two new studies uncover key players responsible for learning and memory formation

Researchers from Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Duke University, and collaborators have identified a novel...

REGISTER NOW: Sunposium 2017 | February 13-14

MPFI’s biennial Sunposium conference brings together leaders in basic neuroscience research from all over the world

2017 Plenary Speakers include Nobel Laureates Thomas Südhof and Susumu Tonegawa and 2015 Breakthrough Prize winner and Max Planck Director, Emmanuelle Charpentier. Registration is now open.

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Scientific Seminars

Sculpting the nervous system: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neural circuit refinement
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Karen Zito, PhD - Assoc. Professor, Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, UC Davis Center for Neuroscience
Tuesday, December 6th, 2016, 11:00 AM
Wired up for Hearing: molecular dissection of auditory circuit assembly
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Lisa Goodrich, PhD - Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Thursday, December 8th, 2016, 11:00 AM
Structure and computations of cortical microcircuits
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Andreas Savas Tolias, PhD - Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, 11:00 AM