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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...

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...

Advanced Course Announcement: 2-week Neuroimaging Techniques Course

This advanced course in neuroimaging techniques course is an intensive and comprehensive laboratory-oriented program focused on...


MPFI Postdoctoral Researcher Takayasu Mikuni receives $520,000 PRESTO grant to develop highly sensitive technique for protein visualization

By Megan Pino Takayasu Mikuni, M.D., Ph.D., a Postdoctoral Researcher in Scientific Director Ryohei Yasuda’s lab...

Optical sensors provide the tools necessary to probe neuroplasticity at the single-spine level

By Megan Pino, Post-Baccalaureate Research Fellow Lesley Colgan, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the lab...

Insight Must Precede Application: The Importance of Basic Research

By Emma Yasinski In 1976, Julius H. Comroe, Jr., formerly of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at...