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NIH Awards $2.4 Million to MPFI Scientist to investigate the role of astrocytes in neural circuits

Work will focus on calcium signaling properties of astrocytes in the visual cortex Dr. James Schummers,...

New study provides unprecedented insight into the fine details of neuronal communication

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience uncover important organizational features of axonal excitability...

Farris Foundation Supports MPFI’s New, Innovative Ph.D. Research Program

The Max Planck Florida Foundation today announced that The Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris...


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

By Megan Pino Lesley Colgan, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the lab of Scientific Director...

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...

Postdoc explores animal behavior with hopes of understanding the role of learning in vision

By Megan Pino Joseph Schumacher, Ph.D., a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Fitzpatrick Lab at Max Planck...