News & Press Releases

NIH Awards $2.4 Million to MPFI Scientist to investigate the role of astrocytes in neural circuits

Work will focus on calcium signaling properties of astrocytes in the visual cortex Dr. James Schummers,...

New study provides unprecedented insight into the fine details of neuronal communication

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience uncover important organizational features of axonal excitability...

Sunposium™ 2017 Announces Larger Venue 

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s Global Event Moves to Palm Beach County Convention Center to...

Call for Nominations: 2016 Peter Gruss Young Investigator Award

The award is given biennially to recognize a young neuroscience investigator for significant contributions to the scientific community through collaboration, creativity, and curiosity-driven research. In addition to recognizing outstanding achievements, it also serves to support research, inspire young scientists, promote collaboration, and acknowledge the outstanding legacy that Dr. Peter Gruss had built throughout his honorable career at the Max Planck Society.

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Scientific Seminars

Overlapping roles of Synaptotagmins 1 and 2 in triggering transmitter release at fast CNS synapses
Ralf Schneggenburger, PhD - Professor, Brain Mind Institute, EPFL, Switzerland
Friday, July 29th, 2016, 3:00 PM