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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...

The Future of Neuroscience Now Online – Max Planck Neuroscience Launches Research and News Site for Scientific Community

From the world’s most progressive researchers on the cusp of scientific discovery, the Max Planck Neuroscience...

Scientists optimize FRET-FLIM to study activity of two signaling molecules within a single dendritic spine

Researchers at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and Stanford University teamed up to develop a...

California Institute of Technology Neuroscientist Named Inaugural Peter Gruss Young Investigator Award Recipient

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience Honors Collaboration, Creativity and Curiosity-Driven Research The Max Planck Florida Institute...

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MPFI’s biennial Neuroscience Research Conference brings together scientific leaders 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.

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Scientific Seminars

Structure and computations of cortical microcircuits
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Andreas Savas Tolias, PhD - Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, 11:00 AM
Spatial control of brain wiring and social behaviour
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Claudia Bagni, PhD - Director, Dept. of Fundamental Neuroscience, University of Lausanne
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, 11:00 AM
Cortical mechanisms for processing diverse sensory input
2016-17 SEMINAR SERIES: Lindsey Glickfeld, PhD - Asst. Professor of Neurobiology, Duke University School of Medicine
Thursday, April 6th, 2017, 11:00 AM