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

June 16, 2016 · by IMPRS-BB

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 »

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 »

SLENDR, Confocal microscopic image of the hippocampus showing immunoreactivities for mEGFP (magenta) and the HA tag (green) fused to β-Actin

The new SLENDR technique: Protein labeling in the developing brain by genome editing

May 12, 2016 · by IMPRS-BB

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience have created a new scalable, efficient and cost-effective method to accurately and rapidly locate proteins within brain cells. Ryohei Yasuda, Ph.D., Scientific Director, and his team at the Max Planck Florida… 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 »

Upcoming Events

Joint March 12, 2018

2018 IMPRS-Brain-Behavior Selection Symposium

8:30 · Bonn, Germany

March 12 – 13, 2018. 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 poster presentation and interviews… Read more »