High-school students (10th and 11th graders) can apply till February 15, 2019
Mitochondria are essential for local protein synthesis and synaptic plasticity in neurons
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).
Both Anna Schröder and Chao Sun have been awarded this prestigious two-year grant to support post-doctoral research in a European lab.
On December 4, Lisa Kochen successfully defended her thesis, titled "Application of a developed tool to visualize newly synthesized AMPA receptor components in situ" at the Goethe University (Frankfurt am Main, Germany).
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...
Maria Antonietta Tosches (postdoc at Laurent lab) selected as Next Generation Leader for the Allen Institute for Brain Science
Maria Antonietta Tosches has been nominated from a pool of international applicants and will be one of the six 2018 Next Generation Leaders
The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) recognizes Erin Schuman for her outstanding career achievements in neuroscience and for promoting the professional advancement of women in neuroscience. She will receive this prestigious award...
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.