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How cortical circuits keep the balance in imbalance

December 15, 2016 · by Katie Edwards

A recent study published in “Neuron” provides insights into the interplay between the cellular properties of single neurons, their connections and the network architecture. Cortical neurons receive thousands of excitatory and inhibitory signals, both from local and long-range circuits. To… Read more »

Bonn-based neuroscientist awarded 1.8 million

December 14, 2016 · by Katie Edwards

EU sponsors research conducted at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Bonn-based neuroscientist Prof. Stefan Remy (41) will receive the “Consolidator Grant” from the European Research Council (ERC) worth EUR 1.8 million. The Grant is a special award because, apart from the high funding… Read more »

Visualization of newly formed synapses with unprecedented resolution

August 11, 2016 · by Katie Edwards

Researchers from Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience optimized a spatiotemporally controlled method that induces and visualizes the formation of synapses in cortical neurons – Proper cell-to-cell connection is a fundamental mechanism for normal brain function; abnormal connections result in… Read more »

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

June 16, 2016 · by Katie Edwards

The Max Planck Florida Foundation today announced that The Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation has continued its commitment to the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) through the support of a Ph.D. fellowship in the institute’s… Read more »

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Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience presents Sunposium 2019, the fourth biennial conference highlighting some of the most complex issues at the forefront of understanding neural circuits.