When cells become cannibals

October 08, 2019

Max Planck scientists describe mechanism of partial phagocytosis


It takes more than a global impression to move a fish

October 15, 2019

Larval zebrafish require both global and local visual stimuli to avoid drifting


Safe on your feet: Sense of touch is more important than expected

October 02, 2019

Neurons in the spinal cord integrate tactile information and help coordinate walking


At a glance

Departments & Research Groups

Scientists at the institute investigate in five departments and independent research groups the structure, function, development and plasticity of the nervous system.


Symposium "The Future of Neuroscience"

November 18, 2019

We cordially invite you to our symposium on November 18th and 19th. No registration necessary.


Working at the institute

Join us! Information regarding PhD programs, internships, job offers as well as other opportunities and support support is found on our career pages.


MaxLab: Hands-on for visitors

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.

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