News & Press Releases

The brain establishes networks under its own steam

Neuroscientists in Göttingen debunk key tenet of brain development According to the current thinking in neuroscience,...

Science Meets Music Season Continues with Standing Ovations

Science surely met music at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s (MPFI) third “Science Meets...

iTango: New technique studies neuromodulation in real time

Researchers at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience developed a light-sensitive technique to visualize and manipulate...

Science Meets Music: Breaking the Code: How Molecular Machines Determine Brain Function

Join us on Wednesday, April 19th for our last SMM lecture of the year at Benjamin Hall!

Breaking the Code: How Molecular Machines Determine Brain Function with Dr. Sam Young, Jr., Research Group Leader at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience. Musical guests are violinist, Aleksandr Zhuk, and pianist, Tao Lin.

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Scientific Seminars

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
Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017, 11:00 AM
Networks for contextual processing in mouse visual cortex
Andreas H. Burkhalter, PhD - Professor of Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Thursday, May 4th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Wiring the Functional Brain
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Hisashi Umemori, MD, PhD - Assoc. Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
Thursday, May 11th, 2017, 11:00 AM