ERC Consolidator Grant for Hiroshi Ito

Frankfurt neuroscientist receives his second ERC grant to study the neural mechanism of spatial navigation. more

Vanessa Stempel gets awarded a three-year grant for her research

We are pleased to announce that Vanessa Stempel, Max Planck Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, receives a research award from the Behrens-Weise Foundation more

De-centralizing the central dogma: mRNA translation in space and time

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research discuss how local translation and its spatiotemporal regulation have expanded our conceptual understanding of genetic information flow within a cell (the Central Dogma). more

In the zone for memories

In the zone for memories

January 06, 2023

The neocortex is the largest and most complex part of the brain, and has long been recognized as the ultimate storage site for memories. But how are traces of past events and experiences laid down there? more

52nd Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical Research awarded to Erin Schuman and Christine Holt

The neuroscientists are honored for their pioneering work shedding light on the role of local protein synthesis in neuronal development and function more

Dragons and Brain Evolution

Dragons and Brain Evolution

September 01, 2022

A molecular atlas of an Australian dragon’s brain sheds new light on over 300 million years of brain evolution more

Different flavors of inhibition save the day

Scientists gain insights on how deprivation-induced synaptic changes affect excitatory and inhibitory firing rates in the sensory cortex more

Two individual research grants for Hiroshi Ito

The Max Planck Research Group Leader secures DFG funding for his studies on spatial navigation more

Cécile Vogt: Gender, Politics and the Perception of Excellence in Brain Sciences

A panel discussion on the recent biography of Cécile Vogt, a pioneer of brain sciences and co-founder of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Brain Research more

Silence for thought: special interneuron networks in the human brain

Scientists map prominent differences in the neural circuits of mice, monkeys, and human more

Otto Hahn Medal for Young Researcher

Caspar Glock is recognized by the Max Planck Society for outstanding scientific achievements during his doctoral work more

Never Forget

Never Forget

May 27, 2022

A memorial sculpture at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research commemorates the tragic history of the predecessor institute during the Third Reich more

ERC Advanced Grant for Erin Schuman

The Frankfurt Neuroscientist receives her third ERC Advanced Grant to study specialized compartments in neurons more

Julijana Gjorgjieva is awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

DFG and BMBF award the neuroscientist with the most important prize for early career researchers in Germany more

Erin Schuman wins the FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award 2022<br /> 

The neuroscientist is honoured for her exceptional achievements in the life sciences and for being an inspiring role model more

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