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New insights into neural computations in cerebral cortex

June 13, 2016 · by Katie Edwards

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 Katie Edwards

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 »

From retina to cortex: An unexpected division of labor

April 27, 2016 · by Katie Edwards

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 »

MPFI Honored with Lifees Award at eMerge Americas in Miami

April 22, 2016 · by Katie Edwards

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 »

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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.