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Sunposium 2017 Features Two Nobel Laureates Among World-Renowned Speakers

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s Popular Research Conference Attracted Its Largest Audience Yet Twenty of...

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...

Company Boasting Nobel Prize Winning Technology Chooses Max Planck Florida as U.S. Headquarters

Advanced super-resolution imaging technology benefiting life sciences will now be available in the U.S. The Max...

New software automates brain imaging

Researchers at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience have developed new software to study synaptic plasticity...

The Future of Neuroscience Now Online – Max Planck Neuroscience Launches Research and News Site for Scientific Community

From the world’s most progressive researchers on the cusp of scientific discovery, the Max Planck Neuroscience...

Science Meets Music: CRISPR-Cas9: A revolutionary gene-editing technology that transforms biology and medicine

MPFI’s renowned public lecture series returns for its 2017 series!

Join us on Wednesday, February 15 for our second SMM lecture — CRISPR-Cas9: A revolutionary gene-editing technology that transforms biology and medicine, with Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, Director of the Max Planck Institute of Infection Biology, 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Winner, and one of TIME magazines top 100 most influential people. Musical guest is Emmanuel Ceysson, Principal Harp of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, presented by the Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach.

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Scientific Seminars

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
Molecular Control of Brain Wiring: Insights into Social Behaviour and Intellectual Disabilities
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Claudia Bagni, PhD - Professor & Chair, Dept. of Fundamental Neuroscience, University of Lausanne
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 11:00 AM
Cortical mechanisms for processing diverse sensory input
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Lindsey Glickfeld, PhD - Asst. Professor of Neurobiology, Duke University School of Medicine
Thursday, April 6th, 2017, 11:00 AM