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Wilson et. al, Nature Neuroscience, 2016

New insights into neural computations in cerebral cortex

June 13, 2016 · by IMPRS-BB

Study by Max Planck Florida scientists points to an active role for dendrites in cortical processing – Dendrites are the tree-like extensions from neurons that serve as the main location for synapses—the junctions that neurons use to communicate with each… Read more »

Lee et. al, Nature, 2016

From retina to cortex: An unexpected division of labor

April 27, 2016 · by IMPRS-BB

Neurons in our brain do a remarkable job of translating sensory information into reliable representations of our world that are critical to effectively guide our behavior. The parts of the brain that are responsible for vision have long been center… Read more »

Max Planck Florida Lifees Award

MPFI Honored with Lifees Award at eMerge Americas in Miami

April 22, 2016 · by IMPRS-BB

Award Recognizes MPFI’s Commitment to Helping Students Succeed, Industry Grow Miami, FL – The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) recently received the Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) Lifees Award at eMerge Americas in Miami, which brings together the… Read more »

Monica Montesinos Sam Young, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

New research sheds light on neuronal communication

December 2, 2015 · by IMPRS-BB

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience have uncovered a critical molecule that regulates synaptic transmission – Neurons communicate with each other through specialized structures called synapses. – The information is transmitted in the form of synaptic vesicles… Read more »

David Fitzpatrick, Martin Stratmann, John Kelly

MPFI, Max Planck Society, and FAU Sign Innovative Agreement

October 29, 2015 · by IMPRS-BB

FAU and Max Planck have signed an innovative agreement to facilitate a research and education program that will recruit promising scientists to FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter. Florida Atlantic University, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI)… Read more »

Ryohei Yasuda, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

MPFI Scientific Director Ryohei Yasuda Receives $4.8 Million NIH Pioneer Award

October 7, 2015 · by IMPRS-BB

Award Recognizes Yasuda’s Creativity and Innovation in Biomedical Research Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) Scientific Director, Ryohei Yasuda, has received the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Pioneer Award, which recognizes scientists who have demonstrated creativity and groundbreaking approaches… Read more »