Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience

Research publications

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Research publications 2016

Two new studies uncover key players responsible for learning and memory formation

September 30, 2016

Researchers from Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Duke University, and collaborators have identified a novel signaling system controlling neuronal plasticity [more]


Visualization of newly formed synapses with unprecedented resolution

August 12, 2016

Florida-based Max Planck researchers optimize a spatiotemporally controlled method to induce and visualize synapse formation in cortical neurons [more]

New insights into neural computations in cerebral cortex

June 14, 2016

Study by Max Planck Florida scientists points to an active role for dendrites in cortical processing [more]

The new SLENDR technique: Protein labeling in the developing brain by genome editing

May 12, 2016

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience have created a new scalable, efficient and cost-effective method to accurately and rapidly locate proteins within brain cells. [more]

From retina to cortex: An unexpected division of labor

April 27, 2016

Scientists at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience reveal new insights about our understanding of perception of light and dark patterns in the brain [more]

Research publications 2015

Beyond columnar organization

May 06, 2015

3D reconstruction of neuronal networks provides unprecedented insight into organizational principles of sensory cortex [more]

New research sheds light on neural circuit development

February 04, 2015

How communication among neurons changes over the course of development [more]

Research publications 2013

Max Planck research advances knowledge of triggers in memory formation

December 06, 2013

Discovery significantly advances understanding of memory formation [more]


Max Planck Florida Institute scientist awarded grant for autism-related research

October 31, 2013

Hyungbae Kwon has been awarded a $60,000 grant to fund two years of research related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. [more]

Research publications 2012

Persistent sensory experience is good for the ageing brain

May 24, 2012

Rewiring in the brain is life-long [more]


Still scoring touchdowns

March 20, 2012

In college they called him Stump – as in tree stump – because of his physique and his strong will. Today, former football player Samuel Young is a renowned neuroscientist. [more]

Research publications 2011

Max Planck Florida Institute scientists create first realistic 3D reconstruction of a brain circuit

December 08, 2011

Important milestone toward 3D model of the brain [more]


Max Planck scientists identify neuron types that mediate different behavioural states

March 10, 2011

New findings provide insights into the neural circuits responsible for sensory-guided behaviours [more]

Research publications 2010

Max Planck Scientists Create Anatomically Detailed Map of the Brain's Neuronal Networks

October 12, 2010

New findings will boost computer-driven studies of brain function and pathologies [more]

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