The central nervous system processes sensory information and coordinates movements. It lets us think, remember, feel and plan. We aim to understand how such an incredibly complex system develops, how it is organized and works, and how it may change through experience or disease.
Johannes Larsch and Daniel Gehrlach receive the Young Scientist Award 2019
Neurons in a visual brain area of zebrafish are arranged as a map for catching prey
Guidelines for visitors, guests and employees of the Max Planck Institutes in Martinsried regarding the current health situation.
Scientists at the institute investigate in five departments and independent research groups the structure, function, development and plasticity of the nervous system.
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Students and visitors of all ages are able to conduct different experiments, all related to the current research of the Max Planck Institutes in Martinsried.
MaxSIP is the new Intership Program of the Max Planck Institutes of Neurobiology and of Biochemistry. We are looking forward to your application!