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In order to seamlessly manage the torrent of information around us, our brains need a lot of energy. This is particularly true when it comes to our ability […]
MPFI announces that Dr. Hidehiko Inagaki has joined the institute as a research group leader studying Neural Dynamics and Cognitive Functions. His research focuses on understanding cellular and […]
Dr. Ilaria Drago, Head of Education Outreach for the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, was named the Rising Star Award recipient for the 2019 STEM Innovation Awards at […]
Science met music on April 10 in a very special family-themed evening of talks and performance, hosted by the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI). Hyungbae Kwon […]
Germany’s Max Planck Society, the research powerhouse that includes the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, has been ranked as the top biomedical nonprofit organization in the world […]
One of the outstanding mysteries of the cerebral cortex is how individual neurons develop the proper synaptic connections to form large-scale, distributed networks. Now, an international team of […]
Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) have discovered a new role for inhibition, regulating how and when motor learning is acquired in the cerebellum. […]
Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience discover a fundamentally new role for inhibition in the visual cortex, refining how neurons encode object motion Our brains […]
Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience show that protein Kinase C is a novel information integrator, keeping tabs on the recent history of neighboring synapses […]
Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience release open source software, connecting and building the neuroscience coding community. Is it possible for microscopes to learn a bit […]
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), in partnership with Abberior Instruments America (AIA) and Nobel Laureate Dr. Stefan W. Hell, hosted an immersive STED Workshop showcasing just […]
The project will focus on applying advanced imaging technologies paired with precise genetic techniques to disentangle how inhibitory circuits in the cortex are constructed. Dr. Hiroki Taniguchi, Ph.D., […]
Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience discovered a new way that the protein RGS14 functions as a molecular brake on learning and memory The brain […]
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s (MPFI) CEO and Scientific Director Joins United States President and World Leaders in the 2018 Class Dr. David Fitzpatrick, CEO and Scientific […]
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience showcased the science of songbird singing complimented by classical compositions inspired by the sonorous songsters. Early evening on Wednesday, April 18, science […]
Ken Dawson-Scully Named Associate V.P. for Strategic Initiatives, Head of Institutional Partnerships at FAU and MPFI Florida Atlantic University and Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) have […]
David Fitzpatrick discusses his research
Meet Michael Smirnov, a post-doc in the Ryohei Yasuda Lab. Michael’s research contributes to finding the mechanisms responsible for learning.
Meet Ye Sun, a graduate student in the Ryohei Yasuda Lab. Ye’s research involves Memory and learning and contributes to visualizing the structures that form new neural connections
Meet Tal Laviv, a post-doc in the Ryohei Yasuda Lab. Tal’s research involves molecular movement in the brain and contributes to making imaging tools to see what is happening in nerve cells.
Meet Matt Rowan, a Research Fellow in the Christie Lab at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience. Matt’s research involves neuroscience and contributes to knowing how synapses become ‘pathogenic’ in neurodegenerative disorders.
Meet Dan Wilson, a graduate student in the Fitzpatrick Laboratory at MPFI. Dan’s research involves the pathways of human vision and contributes to using new technology to image brain cells in 3-D.
Meet our Research Group Leaders and learn about what they're researching here at MPFI
We work on aspects of neuroscience ranging from genes and molecules to cells and synapses, to circuits, behavior, and diseases...
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience publishes many high-impact papers every year...