New study identifies a region of the thalamus as a key source of signals encoding past experiences in the neocortex.
Scientists discover a brain circuit that signals the direction and distance of boundaries in the environment to help coordinate next movements.
Neurons use homeostatic mechanisms to maintain stability despite experience-dependent network alterations
Scientists develop a computational model to predict and interpret the outcome of optogenetic experiments.
Tatjana Tchumatchenko, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, has received this prestigious grant for her MolDynForSyn project. She is one of the twelve 2020 laureates currently working at the Max...
Professor Erin Schuman has been awarded the Diversity prize 2020 for her contribution to advancing gender equality in brain research
Scientists immerse themselves into the structure of networks
Minerva bistro is re-opening to the public on Monday, June 8th, under new management of Franjo Medic
Scientists find how inhibition of the protein machine which degrade unneeded or damaged proteins leads to a compensatory reduction in neuronal protein synthesis via the short-lived (heme-regulated inhibitor) kinase
The National Academy of Sciences is recognizing Erin Schuman for her outstanding contributions to neuronal cell biology
We are pleased to announce that Tatjana Tchumatchenko, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, was recently appointed as a Fellow of the Young Academy of Europe.
In light of the coronavirus pandemic and rapidly increasing numbers of infections worldwide, the MPI for Brain Research has adopted precautionary measures to protect all employees and guests of the institute.
Scientists gain insights into properties that enable neural circuit stability after specific perturbations
Scientists find, in reptiles, a brain area previously suspected to play a role in mammalian higher cognitive processes, and establish its role in controlling brain dynamics in sleep.
Scientists reveal surprising insights into protein synthesis in neurons
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