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FAU and Max Planck Unveil First-of-its-Kind Honors Program

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly, Max Planck Society President Martin Stratmann, and David Fitzpatrick, CEO...

Unlocking the brain key to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease | OpEd

With nearly 50 million people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease worldwide, it is more important than ever...

Order in Disorder: a key feature of dendritic organization in the brain

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience discovered local order of dendritic spine functional...

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Scientific Seminars

The Neural Circuits Underlying Motor Planning and Short-Term Memory
Karel Svoboda, PhD - Group Leader, HHMI, Janelia Research Campus
Tuesday, December 19th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Neural Learning Rules in the Cerebellum
2017-18 SEMINAR SERIES: Jennifer Raymond, PhD - Stanford University
Thursday, January 25th, 2018, 11:00 AM
Neural Circuits for Vision in Action
2017-18 SEMINAR SERIES: Cris Niell, PhD - University of Oregon
Thursday, March 15th, 2018, 11:00 AM