News & Press Releases

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...

Refining optogenetic methods to map synaptic connections in the brain

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience are optimizing optogenetic methods for circuit mapping,...

Visualization of newly formed synapses with unprecedented resolution

Researchers from Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience optimized a spatiotemporally controlled method that induces and...

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

Nanoscopy with Focused Light
Stefan W. Hell, PhD - Director, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016, 11:00 AM
Modulation of synaptic plasticity by midbrain dopamine neurons
Jun Ding, PhD - Asst. Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Stanford University
Thursday, October 27th, 2016, 11:00 AM
Ed Chapman, PhD - Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, 11:00 AM