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Monday, 19. June 2017

Bar of Science - Join us!

On June 27 and 28, seven excellent scientists of the Max Planck Institute will give lectures in five different cafés and bars as part of the Bar of Science initiative. [more]

Tuesday, 13. June 2017

Ninth IMPRS student graduates

On June 6, Jianguang Ni successfully defended his thesis, titled: “Modulation and Control of Neuronal Gamma-Band Synchronization” at the Department of Biological Sciences of the Goethe University. [more]

Tuesday, 13. June 2017

Erin Schuman elected as member of Leopoldina

We are happy to announce that Erin Schuman, Director at the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Brain Research, was recently elected as a member of German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. [more]

Monday, 12. June 2017

10-fold speed up for the reconstruction of neuronal networks

Flying through the brain thanks to a novel in-browser tool [more]

Monday, 22. May 2017

Tatjana Tchumatchenko interviewed by the Cicero Magazine

Tatjana Tchumatchenko, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research since 2013, spoke to Cicero about her personal journey and her career decisions. This feature story discusses Tatjanas passion for... [more]

Thursday, 11. May 2017

Graduate student Fabio Sartori contributes to PNAS paper

Students of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Neural Circuits rotate in different Labs (not exclusively in the MPI for Brain Research) as an orientation phase in order to determine where they wish to work... [more]

Thursday, 11. May 2017

Eighth IMPRS student graduates

On May 10, Kasper Langebeck-Jensen successfully defended his thesis, titled: “Investigating the proteomic changes underlying behavioral adaptation” at the Department of Biological Sciences of the Goethe University. [more]

Monday, 08. May 2017

Seventh IMPRS student graduates

On May 3, Marcel Beining successfully defended his thesis, titled: “On the structural maturation, plasticity, function and computation of adult-born hippocampal granule cells” at the Department of Biological Sciences of the... [more]

Wednesday, 03. May 2017

Wolf Singer elected to National Academy of Sciences

Wolf Singer, Director Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, is one of the 21 foreign associates recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences "in recognition of their distinguished and continuing... [more]

Monday, 24. April 2017

Hiroshi Ito receives prestigious prize from Japan Neuroscience Society

Hiroshi Ito has been awarded the Young Investigator Award of the Japan Neuroscience Society for his investigation of functional impact and modulatory mechanism of distinct inputs to the hippocampus. The award will be presented at... [more]

Sunday, 09. April 2017

Erin Schuman receives her second ERC Advanced Grant for NeuroRibo project

With this prestigious grant of 2.5 million Euro, Erin Schuman, Director at the Frankfurt-based Max Planck Institute for Brain Research (MPI-BR) since 2009, will study extended functions of the ribosome, the protein-making... [more]

Friday, 31. March 2017

ERC Starting Grant for Hiroshi Ito

Hiroshi Ito, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, receives an ERC Starting Grant to investigate neural circuits for goal-directed spatial navigation. [more]

Thursday, 16. March 2017

How much information can we get from a spike?

Neurons communicate via spikes but how they use those short pulses to code information is still an open question. Recent work at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research (Theory of Neural Dynamics Group) reveals that by... [more]

Wednesday, 15. February 2017

IMPRS student Anja Gemmer receives grant from the Christiane Nüsslein Volhard Foundation

Anja Gemmer started her doctoral studies at the Lab of Erin Schuman in 2016 where she studies the role of oxytocin in zebrafish. Anja is delighted about the additional funding which she intends to spend on household help and... [more]

Thursday, 09. February 2017

Bright Spots in Brain Cells

Witnessing the birth of a tiny RNA at brain synapses.  [more]

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