Wednesday, October 28, 2015
FAU-Max Planck Sign Innovative Agreement

FAU and Max Planck have signed an innovative agreement to facilitate a research and education program that will recruit promising scientists to FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.  ..

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
New FAU, Scripps Florida, Max Planck Collaboration Aims to Accelerate Innovation, Drug Discovery and Technology Development

Unique Research and Education Collaboration Shows that ‘The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts’ ..

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Monday, March 02, 2015
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience researcher awarded $2.4 million grant to study mechanisms of auditory information processing

Samuel Young, Jr., PhD at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) has been awarded a $2.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to investigate how synaptic vesicle activity modulates the transfer of auditory information and ultimately how this impacts our ability to discern sounds. ..

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Friday, February 20, 2015
Max Planck: New insights into underlying cellular mechanisms of information processing in the brain

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and the Pasteur Institute have uncovered a key factor in regulating information transmittal during the early stages of auditory processing. ..

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Sunday, February 01, 2015
Max Planck: New research sheds light on neural circuit development

In their paper published in Nature Neuroscience in January, researchers at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) and Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) report substantial developmental changes in communication among cells that significantly improve the information processing. ..

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Monday, April 14, 2014
FAU, Max Planck Florida talk new plans for international research school

Florida Atlantic University’s new president, Dr. John Kelly, visited the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience on FAU’s Jupiter campus last Thursday. The President and leadership team at FAU met with MPFI Scientific Director and CEO, Dr. David Fitzpatrick, COO Dr. Matthias Haury and Research Group Leader Dr. McLean Bolton to discuss new ideas on how to further develop their collaborative Ph.D. program to create a highly recognized International Max Planck Research School here in Jupiter, establishing the FAU campus as the leading neuroscience hub in the region. ..

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Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Max Planck West Palm Beach Philanthropists Announce $1 Million Gift to Max Planck Florida Foundation

The Max Planck Florida Foundation announced today a gift of $1 million from Alexander and Renate Dreyfoos. The foundation supports the programming and operations of Jupiter-based Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), the first and only Max Planck Institute in the United States. ..

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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Max Planck Research Advances Knowledge of Triggers in Memory Formation

A discovery by a research team led by Dr. Ryohei Yasuda at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience has significantly advanced basic understanding of biochemical mechanisms associated with how memories are formed.  ..

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Neuroscientists find cortical columns in brain not uniform, challenging large-scale simulation models

Despite a long-held scientific belief that cortex is built up by repeatedly occurring elementary units called cortical columns, a new study by neuroscientists has found that the structure of the brain’s cortical columns can largely deviate within individual animals, and even within a specific cortical area. ..

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Max Planck Florida Institute Scientist Awarded Grant for Autism-related Research

The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience announced today that Dr. Hyungbae Kwon has been awarded a $60,000 grant to fund two years of research related to Autism Spectrum Disorder.  ..

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