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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...

Gene editing in the brain gets a major upgrade

Scientists develop a new tool for precise genome editing in neurons Genome editing technologies have revolutionized...

MPFI scientists discover regional differences among chandelier cells

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience show that location matters when it comes...


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...