The Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers will allow Sara Haddad and Shahaf Weiss to work on their two-year projects studying camouflage behavior in cuttlefish (Sara) and memory systems in reptiles (Shahaf).
Julijana Gjorgjieva has been awarded the 2018 Research Prize from Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation
Julijana Gjorgjieva is one of the four Max Planck Research Group Leaders at the Institute and received the Research Prize in "Computational Biology: New Methods in Biology-Oriented Information Technologies With Impact On Basic...
Computational image analysis of behaving cuttlefish reveals principles of control and development of a biological invisibility cloak
On October 12, Andreas Stehl successfully defended his thesis, titled "The Role of Synaptopodin in Neuroinflammation and Retinoic Acid-Mediated Synaptic Plasticity in the Mouse Hippocampus" at the Goethe University (Frankfurt in...
Students call apply to the program till December 1, 2018. We also offer a fast track option.
A unique feature that sets neurons apart from all other cells are their beautiful, highly elaborate dendritic trees. These structures have evolved to receive the vast majority of information entering a neuron, which is integrated...
The Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers will support Raunak for a period of 24 months as of March 2019, during which he expects to generate more insight into a long standing question in neuroscience.
Laura Bernáez Timón (Tchumatchenko Lab) has been awarded a Fellowship from the Joachim Herz Foundation
Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Life Science offers funding for two years.
On September 14, the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research opened an exhibition about life and work of the neuroanatomist Korbinian Brodmann.
Neurovascular communication in the brain
Neuroscientists discover a mechanism for brain-wide communication when selecting a route towards a destination
Research Group Leader Julijana Gjorgjieva at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research has received this prestigious grant for the NeuroDevo project. She is one of the 19 laureates currently working at the Max Planck Society....
New findings provide insight on how the components of different cells in the brain are altered, which could affect our abilities to learn and form memories.
Marina Elaine Wosniack (postdoc at the Gjorgjieva Lab) receives a Capes-Humboldt Research Fellowship
This two-year grant will support her research project on the neural circuits underlying Drosophila (fruit fly) larvae locomotion. We congratulate her on this great effort.
Molecular atlases of turtle and lizard brains shed light on the evolution of our own brain
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