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When cells become cannibals

October 08, 2019

Max Planck scientists describe mechanism of partial phagocytosis

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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

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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

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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.

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Symposium "The Future of Neuroscience"

November 18, 2019

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

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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.

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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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