News & Press Releases

Scientists develop light-controllable tool to study CaMKII kinetics in learning and memory

Researchers at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience have developed a photo-inducible CaMKII inhibitor to study...

Optimized sensors to study learning and memory

Researchers from Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience designed new sensors to study the activity of...

New insights into how inhibitory neurons contribute to functional networks in the cerebral cortex

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience unravel the functional organization of inhibitory neurons....

Successful Sixth Annual Brain Bee Created A Huge Buzz Across Two Counties

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s first place prize awarded to “Team Yo GABA GABA” From...

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...

Science Meets Music: From Democratic Consensus to Cannibalistic Hordes – The Principles of Collective Behavior

Join us on Friday, March 24th for our third SMM lecture at Benjamin Hall!

From Democratic Consensus to Cannibalistic Hordes – The Principles of Collective Behavior with Dr. Iain Couzin, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology. Musical guest is pianist Sofiya Uryvayeva, D.M.A.

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Scientific Seminars

Mar
23
Molecular Control of Brain Wiring: Insights into Social Behaviour and Intellectual Disabilities
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Claudia Bagni, PhD - Director, Dept. of Fundamental Neuroscience, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 11:00 AM
Mar
24
Collective Sensing and Decision-Making in Animal Groups: From Fish Schools to Primate Societies
Iain D. Couzin, PhD - Director, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
Friday, March 24th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Mar
30
Functional Organization of Local Circuits in the Central Auditory System… and some consequences of hearing loss
Paul B. Manis, PhD - Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thursday, March 30th, 2017, 11:00 AM