Lectures and interviews

Image processing in the fly brain

Alexander Borst investigates the visual system of fruit flies and draws conclusions also for human vision.
(Video in German)

Artificial intelligence as a behavioral analyst

Helena Decker unveils a study from the Baier department, highlighted in the February 2020 MPNeuro newsletter.

Diversity in brain research

Nadine Gogolla talks in an interview for the ALBA Network about her work and experiences and views on diversity in brain science

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Bite-Size is Better: Lessons from the Zebrafish Larva

Duncan Mearns from the department of Herwig Baier talks about his research.

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Connecting the dot: Can we link all neurodegenerative diseases?

Sophie Keeling from Irina Dudanova's group talks about her research.

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New perspective on psychiatric treatment

Nate Dolensek from Nadine Gogolla's group talks about her research.

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Using laser mind control to understand the brain!

Joe Donovan from the department of Herwig Baier talks about his research.

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Welcome ... to the island of fear

At the Max Planck Day 2018, Alexandra Klein from Nadine Gogolla's group talks about her research.
(Video in German)
Rüdiger Klein talks about aspects of his research published in the journal Cell.
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Towards a connectome of the whole mouse brain

A talk by Winfried Denk at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology Vienna (IMP): "Towards a Connectome of the Whole Mouse Brain".

Tobias Bonhoeffer at the ARD alpha talk

Tobias Bonhoeffer talks about the fascination of investigating learning and memory and his career as a scientist.
(Video in German)

BrainStorm - Brain & Computer

Alexander Borst talks about how scientists seek to understand the information processing going on in our brain, at the level of individual neurons and small neural circuits. He tells us how his studies with motion vision in fruit flies may help overcoming this challenge.

In search of the Holy Grail of fly motion vision

At the "Visions in Science" Conference in Berlin, Alexander Borst explains his motiviaton behind joining the Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology: he ais to unravel the mechanisms behind fly motion vision.

Neurons, Research and Photons

Mark Hübener explains the technique of two-photon microscopy and the related research on individual neurons and entire systems.
(Video in German)
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