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Visualization of newly formed synapses with unprecedented resolution

August 11, 2016 · by IMPRS-BB

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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