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 »


DZNE Scientist Gets Most Important Research Award in Germany

December 14, 2015 · by IMPRS-BB

Photo source: DZNE/Laubertphoto Leibniz Prize goes to Frank Bradke Bonn, Germany, December 10th, 2015 – The molecular biologist Frank Bradke (46), group leader at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and professor for neurobiology at the University of Bonn,… 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 »

Modular representation of luminance polarity in the superficial layers of primary visual cortex; Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

New insights into the circuits of sight: Max Planck Florida study reveals cortical circuits that encode black and white

November 18, 2015 · by IMPRS-BB

While some things may be ‘as simple as black and white’, this has not been the case for the circuits in the brain that make it possible for you to distinguish black from white. The patterns of light and dark… Read more »

Upcoming Events


Sunposium 2017

· Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

February 13-14, 2017 – Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience presents Sunposium 2017, the third biennial conference highlighting some of the most complex issues at the forefront of understanding neural circuits. The two-day conference features world-renowned scientists from the Max Planck… Read more »

Joint March 13, 2017

2017 IMPRS-Brain-Behavior Selection Symposium

TBD · Bonn, Germany

March 13 – 14, 2017 The IMPRS-BB Selection Symposium provides applicants with the opportunity to present their previous research experience to the faculty and to meet PIs with available Ph.D. research positions. The Selection Symposium includes an interview with the… Read more »

caesarUni Bonn

3rd Bonn Brain 3 Conference

· research center caesar, Bonn - Germany

The annual Bonn Brain3 meeting is coming closer, and will take place on March 15 – 17, 2017. Incorporating the SFB1089 international meeting allowed us to recruit a very impressive lineup of speakers, which you will find in the preliminary… Read more »